Help me win $10K by KO’ing George Zimmerman

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Fresh off winning the Novice NAGA nogi Heavyweight New England Championship in Submission grappling last weekend Teddy Panos hit me with this bomb this morning, “Apply to fight George Zimmerman and win $10 grand.”  Sold.  Fired off an email to fightgeorge@hotmail.com this morning telling them who I was, that I’m from Lowell and Micky Ward could train me for this car wreck.  I don’t hate George Zimmerman but $10 large is reason enough to whip anyone’s ass.  So I ask you readers of The Cabot to email fightgeorge@hotmail.com and tell fight promoter Damon Feldman to pick me Mark Lynch over the other applicants because of whatever reason you want to give.  C’mon you know you want to see me knock him out.

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Busy Thursday?!?!

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Friend of the blog and author Donna Lethal is making her triumphant return to Lowell this week for a limited visit before heading back home to Los Angeles.  Thursday night at 7pm at Zeitgeist she’ll be doing a reading from her book “Milk of Amensia” which is all about growing up back in the 70’s and 80’s in the Mill City.

Punching out for the weekend (YouTube Gold)

Pro tip:  NEVER pick a fight with a bouncer that outweighs you by at least two weight classes.  There’s a reason Anderson Silva will never fight Cain Velasquez, the prosecution gives you exhibit A.  Nice suplex there by the bouncer too.  You can tell by the wild swings Geordie hasn’t seen the inside of a gym or dojo in quite some time if ever.  Homeboy got BUNDLED. 

This video sums up my CNAG Lowell city council candidates forum experience last night.

Skip to 4:33 for what the room was like at the Dom Polski last night.  It was certainly a who’s who of local pols, glommers on, family members, concerned citizens, elderly, local yocals, local media, citizen journalists, and of course campaign workers.  Even the Lowell Sun photog was harassed for being “suspicious looking” outside. 

Robert Mills @Robert_Mills

Dear Dom Polski Club; just because our photographer is black doesn’t mean he’s a suspicious person. He was there to photograph your event.  7:34 PM – 30 Sep 2013\

 

I’m not saying I’m Han Solo but the things I do for this site and WCAP.  I need a raise.   

 

 

Sons of Franky Cabot PSA: Don’t do Molly…. M’Kay?

It has been used as a popular drug at raves and electronic-music festivals for years, but recently deadly overdoses and a spike in pop-culture references have law enforcement, colleges and concerned parents talking about the drug known as Molly.

Called a pure form of ecstasy, the psychedelic drug MDMA gives a sense of euphoria, eases anxiety and increases a bonding feeling toward others, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

In the last week alone, overdoses of Molly, slang for MDMA, are believed to have killed Brittany Flannigan, a 19-year-old Derry, N.H., resident, at the House of Blues in Boston and Olivia Rotondo, 20, a University of New Hampshire student at a music festival in New York.

Jeffrey Russ, 23, of Rochester, N.Y., died at the New York event, the Electric Zoo Music Festival. Two others also seriously overdosed at the House of Blues, and four others at the New York festival.

Three other concert-goers also suffered drug overdoses at the Bank of America Pavilion in Boston on Saturday, with police believing two were related to an ecstasy-type drug. And in Brockton, three Maine men reportedly were arrested on charges they had in their possession about 16 grams of MDMA.

Read the rest of the story from the Sun here.

Look, Mr. Mackey is right. Drugs are bad…. M’Kay. This isn’t news. Continue reading

I leave for one weekend….

and the whole city goes nuts.  Multiple stabbings, it rained cats and dogs, some asshat flees a home after his Pitbull mauls a Rat Terrier to death, and the Lowell Sun outs Rachel Chandler as an illegal chicken keeper.  That fact was known to many for a couple of weeks or longer depending on who you are and when your editor asked you to publish the story. (right Lyle?)  Messaged received loud and clear Lowell.  I’m not allowed to take any more long holiday weekends away, the residents sense a disruption in the force and everything goes to hell in a handbag made at one of the local art studios.  I get it.