Category Parra’s Palliatives

Smoked Meat Loaf

The Musings of a Smoker

By: Raul Parra Email: rp@99sportsproblems.com Twitter: ParraPalliative I’m sitting here waiting for the last hour to wind down on my smoked wings.  I can smell the sweet hickory in the air.  Like a sacrifice, it burns so it can feed the gods and in doing so it creates milky white apparitions in the sky.  I’m […]

Shits Real on Beale

By: Raul Parra Email: rp@99sportsproblems.com Twitter: ParraPalliative The Joints B.B. King’s Blues Club  –  This was the first place I stopped in on my little Southern Adventure.  When I first walked in, like many places on Beale Street, there was a band already in the throes of a Blues Orgasm.  A smile stretched across my […]

Despite All This Cage… I’m Still Just a Drunk Douche

By: Raul Parra Email: rp@99sportsproblems.com Twitter: ParraPalliative Before you read a single word of this article you must watch the video first.  Absolutely no exceptions. Now that you have been injected with Mr. Cage’s madness let me explain to you what this is all about.  I hate drinking games.  I despise them in fact.  Just […]

Beer Me

By: Raul Parra Email: rp@99sportsproblems.com Twitter: ParraPalliative You stand up and head over to the dart board.  You see her.  Purple top, tight jeans and stupid Zooey Deschanel glasses.  Immediately you begin to ask your self why chicks think guys want to bang Rivers Coumo from Weezer? Back down to the jeans… you get over […]

The Home Bar Part Two: Tame the Beast!

By: Raul Parra Email: rp@99sportsproblems.com Twitter: ParraPalliative The Lifeblood You are it.  You are the thing that stands between a great night and a bad night.  You are the gatekeeper and in those bottles behind you are all the keys to all the kingdoms.  “How do you keep from being a shitty bartender?” you ask.  […]

The Home Bar Part One: Tame the Beast!

By: Raul Parra Email: rp@99sportsproblems.com Twitter: ParraPalliative We have all dreamed of opening a bar.  You usually get the bug right after the credits to Cocktail roll at 2 in the morning and you were too wasted to get up and grab the remote.  Now you may not have the scratch to go out and buy a […]

Tonight There’s Going to be a Jailbreak

By: Raul Parra Email: rp@99sportsproblems.com Twitter: ParraPalliative Everyone has that one friend, pal, amigo or knucklehead in their life that seems to be stuck in perpetual devil horned bliss.  He couldn’t tell you about the state of the country. However, if you wanted to know every amalgam of every Metal/Hard Rock band since 1970, he […]