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johnny dollar's vault

retro pop culture and various local observations and ramblings.

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johnny dollar's vault resides in the basement of stately dollar maisonTM, amongst the wine cellar, tiki bar, and finicky electrical panel. from time to time i will unearth various artifacts from either there or from the random crevices of my mind.

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NOTE: this blog will NOT deal with any recent pop culture (i.e. since about 1990) or topical issues, so if you're looking for discussion about britney baracko jacko flacco, look elsewhere, lol

Monday, October 08, 2007

meine grosse fahrt*

well i done been back from travails for about a week, and have finally dragged my internets hiney to post some highlight pix:

drank some beer at oktoberfest. mmm... beer as big as your head...

observed the burger king "angry whopper" ad compaign. what makes german whoppers angry has yet to be determined.

ate some pig.

saw some beermaids on trailers...


ate some OX.




drank some more beer as big as my head...



drank a fogcutter at trader vic's...



saw the art of schmuck



"please defend yourself from refrigerator attack by throwing spears"



guess angerhangover was here...




pet a kitty
btw "katzenjammer" in german means "hangover," but literally means "cats howling."



saw the terminator sword!!!



more cowbell!



it would have been a sad trip without at least one 'verboten' sign.



visited castle wolfenstein...



this must be the haus they keep the rats in...



gas stations: the perfect place to purchase jagermeister.



and, this st. bernard perfectly expresses my physical state at the end of the trip. the fact that he lives at a brewery might provide you with further insight.


*"my big trip" in german. seriously

8 Comments:

Anonymous anger hangover said...

I do get around.

You can take J$ outta B'more, but I guess B'more is all co-dependent and has to be wherever J$ is, hence the rathaus.

Have you slimmed down, J$, or are those beers are just so freaking big that they make you look like a wee lad?

8:09 PM  
Anonymous platypotamus said...

awesome. the combo of Castle Wolf and that BK just made my day.

I must get my German-descended arsch over there sometime soon.

10:22 PM  
Blogger johnny dollar said...

anghang: you're an international bright young thing.

re: my own wee-ness (?? lol!) i am not quite so wee or coiffed as my avatar now, but i was a bit down weightwise before the trip, only to literally gain at least 10 lbs while there.

platy-p: ja.

2:15 PM  
Blogger MrBaliHai said...

I hope you listened to some Heino while you were there.

3:47 PM  
Blogger johnny dollar said...

lordy, thankfully no.

radio bayern was mostly playing 50's, 60's and 70's american pop. it was like someone took vintage a.m. radio and threw it in a blender.

7:46 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Good trip with good guys. Enjoyed every minute.

9:59 AM  
Blogger virani said...

Schön. Now I'm thirsty....Ich will ein bier zu trinken bitte.

4:58 PM  
Anonymous Zimbo l' Eich de Putenbrust said...

jahaha... wuunderbar!

next time order "hax'n mit sauerkraut" or a "schnitzel". :D

9:14 PM  

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