The Easy Overdose Podcast (T.E.O. #13)

 

In a can’t miss episode, the boys Khy.Actual and J. Manuel interview Regis Lima, lead singer of No Politics rock band. Regis talks about his music influences, his love of martial arts, including jiujitsu and taekwondo. Regis talks about how the discipline he learned in martial arts transfers to the rest of his life most importantly his music. Regis also talks about the hardship of being accepted as a Brazilian Portuguese speaking front man for a hard rock band. Regis is a 5th Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo and a Brazilian JiuJitsu Purple Belt.

2 Sides – No Politics – New Single:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOznzDwFpV0

No Politics – Tour Dates on Reverb Nation
www.reverbnation.com/nopolitics

No Politics – Facebook Fan Page
www.facebook.com/nopoliticsrox/

Facebook – Tour Dates
www.facebook.com/events/1953568988216111/

Regis Lima Martial Arts – RLMA
www.rlmartialarts.com/

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The Easy Overdose Podcast (T.E.O.) Ep. #5

This week the guys get deep into some fight talk (Klitschko v. Joshua, Canelo vs Chavez, Jr., Demian Maia v. Jorge Masvidal) then follow it up by a deep dive into Millennial music, 808 jams, etc. Chayanne repeats his claim that Millennials are shit people while Jorge, the Gen-Yer, talks about how rap died after Ice Cube.

In Defense of Violence: Ancient Japanese/Chinese/Internet Proverbs

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I often reflected on a proverb. I cannot say when I first came upon it. Maybe I read it in a translated Japanese text, or was it Mandarin? There’s about a thirty-percent chance that it had Cantonese origins.  Though it’s more likely that it was a meme of mysterious origins (scrawled with ball-point pen on the back of a local cable company’s billing envelope sitting past due on the welcome desk of a strip mall, ninja school that hosts nightly masquerade balls for its LARPing members… no shinobi-no-mono). From there it likely spawned into the dark web upon the Cheetos-fingers of a plump pubescent would-be warrior of the night, and circulated with its unattributed quote through thousands of I.P. addresses where it finally found its way to my Facebook feed.
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On the Gentle Art #15

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"Stone walls do not a prison make,
Nor iron bars a cage;" 

- To Althea, From Prison by Richard Lovelace 1642 A.D.

Constraints – life has a lot of them, biological and otherwise (your blood’s ph level, the minimum amount of oxygen that you need to breathe, the level of carbon monoxide & carbon dioxide in your system), and we add to life’s constraints with every choice we make or defer. (That is if you believe in free will. Some intriguing fMRI studies seem to suggest that our choices are made subconsciously before we consciously become aware of them and “choose” accordingly.) Constraints themselves are neither good nor bad. They are merely circumstance boxes in which things can or can’t occur. Plant a seed in dirt and it grows. Plant a Monsanto seed in dirt and you get sued for intellectual property infringement. See constraints! Continue reading “On the Gentle Art #15”