The Drunken Taoist #42 - JIMI HENDRIX'S HEIR


  • "Fuck pain. Fuck heartbreak. I'm still in love with life"
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  • NEW DRUNKEN TAOIST T-SHIRTS!!!!! Straight from Bolelli's perverted brain, through the artistic hand of Savannah Em, here are the new Drunken Taoist t-shirts: If you thought our previous t-shirt was risky, you haven't seen anything yet. In addition to our traditional Drunken Taoist logo t-shirt, which are always in stock and ready to ship, we are now taking pre-orders for the new design. See if you can spot yours truly, Iz, Duncan Trussell, Friedrich Nietzsche, Ikkyu Sojun, Tom Robbins, Shiva and Ganesh, Dionysus and Pan, Rich Evirs, Savannah Em, Buddha (or, what's left of him) in the midst of the Dionysian revelries taking place in the forest. Thank you to the epic Savannah Em for the art and to Bennett Grunberg from Sure Design for his support with this. For any questions, email me at
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  • Father Bolelli is on vacation. Sorry!

The "Rant of the Day":

  • New Podcast in 2014: Hardcore History with an accent!
  • The Godfather conversation with Dan Carlin
  • Dan Carlin appreciation moment: kissing the ring
  • The complex relationship between financial well being and happiness
  • I don't mind money. I mind the time and energy needed to make it
  • Discussing Fast Food Nation
  • Everyone believes they are middle class
  • Sad stories about Bolelli's upbringing: video games, guest-swallowing carpets, etc.

The "I Have A Dream" Corner:

  • An encounter with an Armenian hairdresser on a crusade to exterminate all hair
  • Buying stocks in a company selling shooting targets designed for extreme right wingers

The "Iz Moment":

  • Iz war face: "I'll punch them in the face and drop them in hot lava"
  • Taking Jimi Hendrix' place
  • Gallows Pole by Led Zeppelin

The "Storytelling Moment":

The "Ask Bolelli" Corner:

  • The meaning of the new Drunken Taoist t-shirt: life lived without the 3,000 inhibitions that keep human beings caged
  • Rescuing your t-shirt (and your mailman) from cannibals: my own personal ninja squad
  • The glorious Bennett from Sure Design
  • Happy Nietzsche: the next step in human evolution
  • If you meet the Buddha, kill him
  • Decades into the future, someone will write a PhD dissertation on the subtle meanings of the Drunken Taoist t-shirt
  • Content inertia?
  • Mastery in one art vs. high skill in several