Thomas F Cochran

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Seeing Mr. Warmth

He’s 88 years old and he did an hour and a half. He had a 14-piece orchestra and a few highlight clips of his career that he played throughout the …

Sorry for the Ads

I hate the ads at the top of this website. Huh? Are you bashing the advertisements on your very own site? Yes, with a passion. I agreed to some sort …

Flight 1735

Recently, I was on an airplane. I had to write this post in order to distract myself from the horrors.<p>This flight is like a doctor’s office waiting …

Someone Stole My Change

I’ve been robbed. Recently, I have had some work done on my house while I was out of town. They stole $130 worth of nickels, dimes and quarters off …

“Covered” Complaint Letter

I’d like to crawl out of the “gutter” a minute and publish a lovely email I received today from an unhappy customer of Covered in Beer. I put my …

Killing Blue Cheese

Blue cheese is slopped on everything. It’s in your salad, it’s on your wings, it’s smoldering in some rich lady’s fridge waiting to be inhaled at the …

Devils and Details: America’s Knitting Underbelly

A growing obsession overlooked by the mainstream is plaguing suburbia at an alarming rate: knitting. I guess it begins harmlessly enough, darning a …

Funk Music Friday

Once a week I will post a new song/artist here for your enjoyment and education. George Clinton came to me in a dream one night and asked me to keep …

Paradise Frozen

<i>It was so cold today in Charleston, SC, that I saw a squirrel in Marion Square</i><p><i>warming his nuts. –(modified) David Letterman</i><p>Yes, I think I survived …

Christmas Party Survival Guide

Christmas party season means only one thing: it’s time to suck in that gut and test the strength of the button on those green corduroy slacks for one …

Funk Music Friday

Thank you to everyone who has checked out this dumb little blog, Covered in Beer. There has been a great increase in traffic this week. I’m glad to …

New Year Resolutions

While most of you are going to pledge to quit smoking (already did) or lose some weight (I’m fat because I quit smoking), I decided to do it …

How Not to Get Sick

As we enter the dog days of winter I thought I’d provide you with some ways to avoid getting sick. Now, if you are one of these liars who “don’t ever …

A Gentleman’s Guide to Casino Gambling

There is a certain etiquette that I believe has been lost in today’s gambling culture that I would like to restore. If you don’t like gambling or …

Let Classical Music Die Already, Part 2

Two months ago, I wrote the most read and discussed piece on Covered in Beer. Never did I think that my rather basic opinions of a generalized …

Covered in Beer

<b>How Jimmy Buffett is America’s Bhagwan</b><p>I’ve watched Netflix’ blockbuster documentary “<i>Wild Wild Country</i>” 2.5 times. You can watch it (I can’t …