Episode 11 of Ballistik Coffee Boy is now up on YouTube! In this one, I discuss things I've learned over the past 6 weeks after making the previous 10 videos. (Hint: I learned alot!) Stay tuned & thank you! -BB
"Look for the Silver Linings" was written by me on December 4, 2015, and was contained in the poetry book of the same name from Nov-Dec 2015. It's all about looking at life from a different perspective. Enjoy!
New site feature! YouTube section - Updated whenever possible, features the latest BCB YouTube page video links. Enjoy! -BB
"Gameboy & Friends" is now out on Ballistik Coffee Boy on YouTube. This episode features the official launch of V. 2 of BCB, including new theme music, better video and yep, still working on that damn audio. I need a mic! 😀 Thx -BB
"Gaming Buddies" video now up on YouTube! It's all about opening up, the importance of joining gaming communities and keeping your mental health in check! Let me know what you think and comment below. xx *BB "Don't be a stranger!"
"Unearthly Delights" was written on October 10, 2021 and appears in my personal poetry book for Oct-Dec 2021, 'Earthly Delights in a Closed Type Universe.' Enjoyyy! It's dark and kinky out there. -BB
Important announcement! Starting today, I have a YouTube channel! Please visit Ballistik Coffee Boy on YouTube and check out my retro gaming reviews, memories and unboxings. Systems explored include the Atari 7800, NES, Atari 2600, Atari Lynx, Atari Jaguar, N64, Super Nintendo, Gameboy, and so much more!
My first Atari 2600 'homebrew game' review is "Mean Santa" by John K. Harvey and Tim Duarte. It was released on December 2009 via the Atari 2600 Connection website.
"Suffocating September" was written as a free-flow style poem on Sept 12, 2021 in my personal poetry book for Jul-Sep 2021, "The Snarl Diaries." Enjoy! -BB
"My Life is a Run-On Sentence" appeared in my poetry book for Apr-Jun 2018, 'Charlie Tango Foxtrot.' Enjoy! -BB
New site feature! Atari 2600 Homebrew Video Game Reviews! Coming soon. Read all about it here... ! -BB
"Sonnet" was written as a free-flow style poem on August 17, 2021 from 10:21 to 10:25 pm. It appears in my poetry book for Jul-Sep 2021, "The Snarl Diaries." Enjoy!
"Unflinchingly" was written on Aug 10, 2016 in my poetry book entitled "Random Thoughts and What Nots." Enjoy!
"Feelin' Itty Bitty" was written on July 5, 2021 and appeared in my personal poetry book for July-September 2021, “The Snarl Diaries.” Enjoy! -BB
The Evercade portable gaming system by Blaze is a phenomenal piece of tech for your vintage video game enthusiast. Enjoy my 'one year on' review! -BB
"Broken Visage" was written on August 8, 2021 and appears in my personal poetry book for Jul-Sep 2021, “The Snarl Diaries.” Enjoy! -BB
So what has life been like the past couple of months? Busy, happy and rejoiceful. Read on...
These three poems were written on June 29, 2021 and appear in my personal poetry book for April-June 2021, “Out of the Dark.” Enjoy! -BB
"Kiss me like a hurricane" was written on June 11, 2021 and appears in my personal poetry book for April-June 2021, “Out of the Dark.” Enjoy! -BB
The following poem was written on June 8, 2021 and appears in my personal poetry book for April-June 2021, “Out of the Dark.” Enjoy! -BB
The following poem was written on June 1, 2021 and appears in my personal poetry book for Apr-Jun 2021, "Out of the Dark." -BB
A new poem, about moving on.. n' stuff. From my poetry book for April-June 2021, "Out of the Dark."
This poem was written by Brian Bolding in his poetry book for April-June 2021, "Out of the Dark".
I didn't learn a new language or save the world, but here's a list of what I did during the pandemic to stop from going insane. Us single folks had it pretty rough. xx
This poem was written on 3/30/21 in my poetry book from Jan-Mar 2021, "Persona Non Grata."
"Blizzard in my Heart", by Brian Bolding. Written 3/28/21. From Poetry Book Jan-Mar 2021, "Persona Non Grata".
A poem by Brian Bolding. Originally written 11/1/20, during my big 6 month journal hiatus 🙂 It's a weird one about loneliness.
March is here. It's been a year. The pandemic is still with us, but hopefully not for long. I've got to stay strong...
The Microsoft Surface Duo is a first gen device, for sure, but how did it fare after 6 months of day to day use? Find out in my review!
Continuing on from my last post... New Home. So, after Alex passed away, I felt compelled to make a change or two in my life. I had sat around for months and months, working from home and still making A's in grad school online. Life had become predictable, depressing, boring and lonely. My family, as... Continue Reading →
Hello, anyone. Long time no see... I know it's been 6 months since I last posted on my site, but SO MUCH has happened, it would take a couple of novels to explain it all. Because of this, I'm just gonna give you the Cliff Notes version..! Bobby. Dealing with all the media frenzy and... Continue Reading →
Just thought I would say hello. It's been awhile since my last post, but things are mostly been going okay. Is this like day 8,000 of the pandemic or what? I got to visit Texas again see my family about 2 weeks ago and it was great. Right now I'm just really focused on school... Continue Reading →
The following poem was written about 5 minutes ago. (Not kidding!) I've had many mixed feelings as far as this pandemic goes. I've cried, I've laughed, I've slept out of boredom, I've taken up walking the neighborhood with my dogs, I've thought every 5 minutes about Dad and how much I miss his phone calls,... Continue Reading →
It's 1:35 am on a Saturday morning, on the 4th of July weekend. I haven't posted in about 4 months, since Covid-19 hit here. On March 15, the entire world froze as I knew it. So where have I been? Quarantining. At home. Glued to the TV and news from time to time. Indulging in... Continue Reading →
"Along For the Ride" by Brian Bolding Written on 3/25/20 In isolation at home in the chilly deserts in New Mexico... 10 days and counting! Being safe and, obviously, alone. (haha) Enjoy... BB ********************************* ********************************** Im just along for the ride I’m just sitting here On the sofa all by myself and lonely Getting... Continue Reading →
"Under the Guise of Ocean Blue Eyes" - By Brian Thomas Bolding Written 2.23.20 *** Under the guise Of ocean blue eyes Ill make you do Things that I want you to Under the promise That my name is Brian Thomas Vicious and cruel – Scathing and mean I don’t mean to be a fool... Continue Reading →
"Each Man for Himself (Into The Great White Fizz)" ~ YeT aNotHeR oRiginaL pOeM by Brian T. Bolding ~ Written on Thursday, 1/30/20 from 8:25 pm - 8:30 pm Enjoy! -BB- *** Each man for himself The ship is sinking The ship is… Put your memories up on that shelf And sail away into... Continue Reading →
As the second part to my "Adios, 2019!" post yesterday, I wanted to follow that up with a more upbeat and positive outlook on the new year - the year which began today - 2020! (I plan on posting about my awesome Christmas and New Years celebrations in Texas the past 10 days very soon.... Continue Reading →
This year has been one of the most turbulent and chaotic for me. I lost my Dad this past Summer, and that was a heartwrenchingly-grueling experience, to say the least, but peaceful, as well. As my family and I were still dealing with his loss, I graduated from college this past October and while that... Continue Reading →
Little Bear on the web Review by Brian Bolding © 2019 Pop Art Trash Productions *** "Little Bear: Fine Coffee & Stuff" is located in the northeast heights in Albuquerque, New Mexico, about a mile from my home, at 2632 Pennsylvania Avenue. This is my personal review, no one else's, and if you have a... Continue Reading →
"The Clang of December" by Brian Bolding © 2019 Pop Art Trash Productions *** *** Raining down Soaked in the insanity Of yet another full day of vanity It’s pasty white out there And people pass and go And don’t ever worry or care About one another Nobody looks after their brother It’s so sad it... Continue Reading →
"Permafrost" By Brian Bolding © 2019 Pop Art Trash Productions Frozen to the bone No wonder I’m alone Left barren and naked Shackled at the feet Left to waste in the desert Frazzled from the heat Let’s get some closure here I’m not the one you fear It should be you, big shock... Continue Reading →
"Chalkhills" By Brian Bolding © 2019 Pop Art Trash Productions **** Gliding through the chalkhills Like ghosts, prancing around No legs beneath our knees Just pure white sheets and glistening white faces Candlelit and frozen, walking along in a uniform way The fields afire like illustrated comic strips Black and white and the sadness Is rubbing... Continue Reading →
"An Art Gallery in Soho" Walking along Hands in the air Laughing out loud Just look at our hair We’re movie stars We’re creative beings We’re wonderful And we’ve got wings Picture perfect In every way No matter what The critics say. 11.7.19 11 pm thu bb.
So I was lucky enough to be able to trade in my iPhone XR yesterday through my carrier (T-Mobile) for the new iPhone 11. Why bother, you might ask? Well, a few things have stood out to me. As an owner of the Apple iPhone XR for a year, I really didn't see the value... Continue Reading →
I wrote the following earlier tonight, which is a speech for church tomorrow. This serves as 'part 2' of the previous post, but it can also stand alone. Just a update on my life and incorporated with my current reality. (Following is a Facebook post I wrote tonight about some friends who are going through... Continue Reading →
"Delaying the Inevitable" By Brian Bolding 11.3.19 I’m just sitting here Looking like a bump on a log I’m just sitting here Feeling like three quarters of a hog I didn’t feel pretty when I woke up today But little did I know it would be such a great day I’m delaying the inevitable... Continue Reading →
Hi, journal. Sorry for the late entry. So, yes, I've officially graduated from GCU (Grand Canyon University) as of October 17, 2019. Long story, but I'll try to make it short. In my family, that means within 20 minutes or less 😀 Just to recap what's happened these past two weeks and beyond... I traveled... Continue Reading →