The self proclaimed “drunkest Hemingway to ever set finger on a phone” certainly is a poet. He composed this note on the blackberry that he and I share. If your feeble memory needs a refreshing, here is DRunk Brendan’s inaugural post.
An (non) ode to materialism.
I spilled wine on my computer. Red wine, pinot noir by Castle Rock winery. While I enjoyed its rosy nose, complex fruity palate, and smooth finish, my computer sulked in it. Regardless of what some photobooth pics lead you to believe, macbooks have a very very low tolerance for alcohol.
I am a great philosopher. People will look back on this website and the 27 views it got on january 17 will be that much more significant. And I, the great philosopher, have decided that there are two types of benefits in life….
Things that make you happy
Things that make your life easier.
I know plenty of people with money. Are they any happier? No. Is their life easier as they don’t have to worry about making it through the month. Yes.
I’ve always considered myself non materialistic. One who denounces selling yourself to a company so that you can afford a nice house and bmw and hate-my-fucking-life existence before it even has a chance to get started. One with an intuitive wisdom to be able to decipher between the things that make you happier and the things that your life easier.
Will a new computer make me happier? No. I will continue my life without one, and that dumb ass smirk will still be permanantly etched on my cursedly irish and mostly sun kissed (slapped) red face.
Before DRunk Brendan called it a night, he fantasized about life without a computer. It would be so entirely feral! He would read more books. Rarely, he would go on facebook, but when he did he would have 27 notifications and 12 friend requests and 4 inbox messages! Romanticizing this soon to be rugged life without a computer, he softly fell into a deep sleep.
3 days later, the computer started working again. DRunk Brendan probably would have been overwhelmed by 27 notifications anyway.
Drunk Brendan does not aim to be a suckcess.