Category Archives: Random Stuff

Random thoughts, topics, and factoids you’ll be happy you read.

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Homeless Man Absolutely Nails Otis Redding song

Move over Ted Williams, there is a new Golden Voice on the streets tonight. His name is Danny Small and in this video he sings some Otis Redding.

One in five parents will buy this for their girl this Christmas

elsa doll

For 11 years, Barbie doll had been top of Christmas list for parents of girls. Now, Frozen is No.1  with one in five parents buying merchandise from the film.

Buy the movie Frozen here.

Buy Frozen movie toy dolls here.

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A List of Businesses Looted and Damaged During the Ferguson Riots


You now know that the grand jury has chosen not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown. No matter where you stand on the issue, you should agree that looting and setting fire to local businesses is idiotic and shameful.

Here are a list of businesses known at this time that have suffered loss due to the riots in Ferguson, MO.

If you feel compelled to help them, here are the addresses. Send a check, spend money with them when they reopen, and if they are a national or regional chain, go shop with them in your own city.

Yes, these businesses may have insurance, but don’t think they aren’t paying the price. Behind the flames and broken glass is a business owner or general manager left to pick up the pieces.

The situation is still very fluid right now, so my information may be incorrect or incomplete. Please contact me with updates, photos, addresses or other additions. The St. Louis Regional Business Council has also launched a fund to support proprietors who have been affected by the riots.

Toys R Us

Walmart Super Center
St. Vincent De Paul Thrift Store
Dellwood Market
Rehoboth Pharmacy
Papa John’s
Domino’s Pizza
Public Storage
Quik Trip
Sam’s Meat Market & More
FTL Feel Beauty
St. Louis Cordless
Family Dollar
Foot Locker
Ferguson Market & Liquor
Elite Liquor
Zisser Tire and Auto Services
Little Ceasar’s
Auto Buy Credit
Beauty World
Dollar Store,
Bank of America,
O’Reilly Auto Parts Store, 
BP Gas Station, 
Ferguson Market and Liquor, 
Furniture Store, 
Feel Beauty Supply Store,
Taco Bell, 
Rehoboth Pharmacy, 
Vincent De Paul Thrift Store, 
Dellwood Market, 
St. Lois Cordless Phone store, 
JC Wireless,
Sam’s Meat Market, 
Another Quick Trip gas station, 
Fed Ex, 
St. Louis Bread Co., 
Quodoba Mexican Restaurant, 
The King and I restaurant, 
Clothing Store, 
St. Louis Fish and Chicken Grill, 
Metro PCS, 
Clean World Laundromat, 
Conoco Gas Station,
Lee’s Chicken Restaurant, 
Boost Mobile, 
Cathy’s Kitchen, 
Advance Auto Parts
Payless Shoes
A.J. & R. Pawn Shop
Cakes and More 
Phillips 66
Red’s Barbecue
Medicine Shop
Commerce Bank
Toys R Us
Hunan Chop Suey restaurant
Snappy’s Bar and Restaurant
Prime Beauty Supply
Safe Touch Tax Service
Queens Royal Touch Salon
Title Max Loans
Complete Auto Body
Antiques Store
Nail Salon
Red’s BBQ
Shoe Carnival
PNC Bank
Quick Cash
Yellow Diamond Boutique
Velvet Freeze Ice Cream
Cricket Wireless
Energy Express
Up n Up Fashion
Office Depot
Knodel’s Bakery
Dierbags Market
Ross Dress for Less
Hibbett Sports
JP Sports Bar
Aldi Grocery Store
Various ATM Locations
Various Liquor Stores

They even burned down their own “Heal St. Louis” Community Outreach Center.


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VERSKOTZI – “Sleepless One”

New music and video for Joey Verskotzi’s new single called, “Sleepless One” off of the new EP “Waving.” Directed by Tony Franklin.

Joey Verskotzi: Sleepless One
Directed by: Tony Franklin
Director of Photography: Eric Schleicher
Assistant Director: Stephanie Johnson
Produced by: Bobbi Peacock
Talent: Kevin Jay
Sound Production: Nick Mihalevich
Locations by: Charlotte Ariss
Creative Editing by: Mick Uzendoski
Lighting: Michael Handley/Tasty Lighting
PA: Alexanderrick Stevens
Thanks to Vegas Lounge
Thanks to Jacob Pedrazzini for the sweet car

How To Turn A Beer Can Into A Life Saving Camping Stove And Other Winter Survival Tips

Everyone should carry a Winter Survival Kit in their car. In an emergency, it could save your life and the lives of your passengers. Here’s a few ideas for what to include 

Store necessary items in passenger compartment as your trunk may become stuck or frozen:

  • Car utility shovel
  • Windshield scraper and small broom
  • Flashlight with extra batteries (Reverse batteries until needed)
  • Battery powered or self powered radio 
  • Water
  • Snack food including energy bars
  • Raisins and mini candy bars
  • Canned meat/soup and can opener 
  • Matches and small candles (two lighters – 1=None)
  • Package all dry items in plastic bags. The bags can be used for a lot of things (Newspaper plastic bags can be used to insulate socks/mittens) extra hats, socks and mittens
  • First aid kit with pocket knife
  • Large plastic garbage bag
  • Safety pins
  • Pencil & paper. Ink freezes. Your knife can be used to sharpen pencil. Always leave a note/info if you have to leave your vehicle
  • Rope/string can be used for many things. (Most of which you’ll never think of till stranded) 
  • Necessary medications
  • Blankets or sleeping bag
  • tow chain or rope
  • Road salt, sand, or cat litter for traction
  • Booster/jumper cables
  • Emergency Flares
  • Cell phone adapter to plug into lighter

San Francisco Tour Bus Guide Dropping F-BOMBS on Her Last Day of Work

tour bus driver

WARNING: This video contains offensive language.

A San Francisco tour bus guide went on a racist, profanity-laden rant against Chinatown and the Chinese as the tour bus was traveling through Chinatown. I was keep tracking of the F-bombs, but lost track after 30 or so.
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