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Sweetbob’s Hipster Music Playlist: February 2013

Sweetbob+Hipster+Music1I keep an ear out for new music. I’m used to discovering new bands from my days as a music journalist. Even though this is mostly a sports blog, I still add quite a bit of music and pop culture content.

I received a lot of great feedback from my past hipster music playlists. A lot of emails came in from readers who recommended new tracks to me, which I love. I will keep posting these as long as I keep receiving all the feedback.

I have been called a hipster on more than one occasion. I like indie music more than any other genre of music. Don’t get me wrong, I can rock out to Eddie Money or Madonna (depending on the amount of alcohol in my system).

I’ve decided to write a monthly post dedicated to introducing twelve great, new indie songs I’m currently listening to. Most of the songs are fresh and have been released in the second half of 2012 or in 2013, with an exception of one or two that were released towards the middle of 2012.

Your ears will thank you for reading! Continue reading

Sweetbob’s Hipster Music – January 2013

Sweetbob+Hipster+Music1I keep an ear out for new music. I’m used to discovering new bands from my days as a music journalist. Even though this is mostly a sports blog, I still add quite a bit of music and pop culture content.

I received a lot of great feedback from my past hipster music playlists. A lot of emails came in from readers who recommended new tracks to me, which I love. I will keep posting these as long as I keep receiving all the feedback.

I have been called a hipster on more than one occasion. I like indie music more than any other genre of music. Don’t get me wrong, I can rock out to Bon Jovi or Carley Rae Jepsen (depending on the amount of alcohol in my system).

I’ve decided to write a monthly post dedicated to introducing twelve great, new indie songs I’m currently listening to. Most of the songs are fresh and have been released in the second half of 2012, with an exception of one or two that were released towards the middle of 2012.

Your ears will thank you for reading! Continue reading

America’s White Boy: The Podcast?

Hey guys,

I know what you’re thinking…did he just wake up from his New Year’s hangover? Well, sort of.

I’ve been working on launching a podcast. I’ve never worked with audio equipment at this level before, so it has been a learning experience. I’m very thankful my dog is not a parrot. He would have learned so many colorful words.

Before I ask you guys to email BobbyMcRib (at) Gmail or tweet me @Sweetbob, I want to explain what I want to accomplish with the podcast.

The podcast will be a mix between sports and pop culture. I have a lot of friends/acquaintances/colleagues who cover sports or music for a living. I want to share them with the world along with some of the characters I’ve met in my life. I’d feel very selfish if I didn’t share them with the world. The target demographic will be male 18-49, but I don’t want to be overtly chauvinistic. The podcast will be humorous, but I want to keep an option open to interview interesting people, even if the goal is to only inform.

Wait, if I have a bikini model on the podcast, will that help my iTunes podcast algorithm rank? No? Damn.

If you have any ideas, topics, sponsorship inquiries or advice, please shoot me an email or tweet. This podcast idea has been on my mind for a long time. It has taken the success of this blog (and experience gained from writing for print mags and other websites) to give me the confidence to pursue this. The first episode’s release date is TBD, but it will be here sooner than you know.

Speaking of Sooners…Hey, Oklahoma benchwarmers, are you excited for “The America’s White Boy Podcast”?

Calm down, fellas! You’re going to injure your beer pong arm.

By: TwitterButtons.com

A Sports & Entertainment blog that focuses on absurdity in sports, snarky banter, updates on Tim Tebow’s virginity, and decent sports gambling advice.

‘America’s White Boy’ Introduces "The Nerd Gym"

We are announcing a new section of the site dedicated to health and fitness called, “The Nerd Gym”. We came up with that name because guys (and girls) often get intimidated by going into a gym filled with people in really good shape. This section will be an area where nerdy guys (and girls) can read fitness experiences from us…nerdy guys with average strength and athletic ability.

Everyone needs a few some tips on losing weight, gaining muscle and/or just feeling better. We will explore new products and workout plans to help educate the common man. Continue reading

Sweetbob’s Hipster Music – October 2012

Sweetbob+Hipster+Music1I keep an ear out for new music. I have gotten used to discovering new bands from my days as a music journalist. Even though this is mostly a sports blog, I still add quite a bit of music and pop culture content.

I received a lot of great feedback from my my hipster music post in July (and August too!). A lot of emails came from readers who recommended new tracks to me, which I love. I hope that continues for months to come.

I have been called a hipster on more than one occasion. I like indie music more than any other genre of music. Don’t get me wrong, I can rock out to Bon Jovi or Carley Rae Jepsen (depending on the amount of alcohol in my system).

I’ve decided to write a monthly post dedicated to introducing twelve great, new indie songs I’m currently listening to. Every track on this post was released within the last couple months.

Your ears will thank you for reading! Continue reading

Sweetbob’s Update from the Disabled List

I have been playing injured for the last few months. I’ve had neck issues that left me with a numb right arm and various other problems. I finally had surgery two weeks ago and I’m feeling a lot better.

Which surgery did I have, you ask? To put it in layman’s terms, I had the Peyton Manning special. I have two separate spinal fusions in the cervical area of my spine, a few discs removed, and they cleaned up a bunch of bone spurs that were causing pressure on my spinal cord.

I’ve had neck issues since high school and it was something that just progressively got worse. I am really curious and anxious of what I can accomplish with a neck that is near 100%. I hope to sign a multi-year contract to be the quarterback for the Denver Broncos.

I want to thank everyone for their kind messages…and all of your comments about my sweet “not a single f*ck given” beard.

Expect the usual snarky banter from me, since I hope to run a few gambling and fantasy football posts this week. Until then, check out another site that I help with, ProjectShanks.com.

By: TwitterButtons.com

A Sports & Entertainment blog that focuses on absurdity in sports, snarky banter, updates on Tim Tebow’s virginity, and decent sports gambling advice.

Sweetbob’s Hipster Music – August 2012

Sweetbob+Hipster+Music1I keep an ear out for new music. I got used to discovering new bands when I was a music journalist. Even though this is mostly a sports blog, I still add quite a bit of music and pop culture content.

I received a lot of great feedback from my my hipster music post in July. A lot of emails came in from readers who recommended new tracks to me, which I love. I hope that continues for months to come.

I have been called a hipster on more than one occasion. I like indie music more than any other genre of music. Don’t get me wrong, I can rock out to Bon Jovi or Carley Rae Jepsen (depending on the amount of alcohol in my system).

I’ve decided to write a monthly post dedicated to introducing ten great, new indie songs I’m currently listening to. Your ears will thank you for clicking on this post. Continue reading

Sweetbob’s Hipster Music – July 2012

Sweetbob+Hipster+Music1I keep an ear out for new music. I got used to always receiving or finding out about new bands when I was a music journalist. Even though this is mostly a sports blog, I still add quite a bit of music and pop culture. Everyone likes music, even Pittsburgh Steelers fans, right?!

(Maybe? I’m not sure if they have evolved enough to understand the concept of 4/4 time.)

I have been called a hipster on more than one occasion. I tend to like indie music more than any other genre of music. Don’t get me wrong, I can rock out to Bon Jovi or Carley Rae Jepsen (depending on the amount of alcohol in my system).

I’ve decided to write a monthly post dedicated to introducing 10 great, new indie songs I’m currently listening to. Your ears will thank you for clicking this post.

Enjoy! Continue reading