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Heard there was a problem by Trey
Couldn't edit stories before. Fixed it....
December 29, 2014
 
Don't know if you are a fan by Trey
Don't know if you are a Massive Attack fan, but this is some good stuff. Enjoy...
     ...
November 29, 2014
 
What Happened? by Trey
You might have noticed that TheStrangelands disappeared for about a week. Even worse, you might notice that we are miss...
November 11, 2014
 
Happy Birthday by Trey
Happy Birthday Strangelands, you crusty old bag! Iíve broke out the rot gut whiskey and cheap cigarettes to celebrate s...
March 01, 2011
 
More Good Stuff by Trey
A few good ones I'm listening too lately. Definitely a redneck feel to the selections which means it will piss Ray off. ...
September 10, 2010
 
Hateweek Lives, 2010 by Trey
Hate Week already? Hot damn! Time for old Uncle Sticky Pants to pull you up on his lap and tell you how the world real...
August 13, 2010
 
More Good Stuff by Trey
A bit late with the latest, but sometimes life gets in the way. Here's an assortment of random tracks that are worth li...
May 11, 2010
 
More Good Stuff by Trey
It's friday night again, and I'm up past my bedtime digging through the music and putting together a few tunes worth lis...
April 24, 2010
 
More Good Stuff by Trey
It's friday night friends, and the the rain is coming down in sheets thick as lead, but, by gawd, I've got music and a g...
April 17, 2010
 
More Good Stuff by Trey
Since I never post anything worth reading upon occasion I'll try to post a few things worth listening to.
Some rec...
April 06, 2010
 
Good Stuff by Trey
A few darker selections our readers might enjoy.
(I'm not vouching for the videos. Only the music.)
March 31, 2010
 
Don't let distance keep you away by Trey
Taken from the N-Train, New York City, Feb 21, 2010
Mystery of the Turd by Trey
I work in an office. I'm surrounded by well dressed, college educated professionals. I work with people who should be a...
August 19, 2009
 
I Love Hate Week by Trey
Another hate week rolls around, and all us reprobate haters crawl out of the woodwork and howl at the moon for a whole w...
August 13, 2009
 
She Walked In Part 10 by Trey
This is a continuation of an ongoing story started years ago. To see the previous chapter and links to all th...
May 01, 2009
 
You Swine! by Trey
If you're reading this, congratulations. The Swine Flu hasn't killed you yet. Neither has the Avian Flu. Nor SARS. No...
May 01, 2009
 
5 Years by Trey
God help me. My guts are churning and I can barely breath. Apparently the cheap ass generic cold medicine I'm snorting ...
February 26, 2009
 
Election time again by Trey
It's done. It's over. Finally. Thank God. I'm voting tomorrow, for the first time ever. There was a point I was excited...
November 04, 2008
 
For your consideration... by Trey
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September 16, 2008
 
Hate Week Ending by Trey
Ahhhh, Hate Week. And about damn time too. The bileís backed up so far itís burning my beady bloodshot eyeballs. A week...
August 12, 2008
 
Do you smell that? by Trey
Itís 7 in the AM and youíve finally managed to tuck an hour and a half under your belt when an explosive, phlemy, almos...
July 08, 2008
 
Comments weirdness by Trey
Started feeling guilty about the messed up comments so I took some time out of my roadtrip to try to fix them. I'm hopi...
March 05, 2008
 
Comment Captchas by Trey
Ray was complaining about comment spam again. In an effort to finally put an end to this stuff, I've added 'Captchas'. ...
February 01, 2008
 
An Old One I Never Posted by Trey
The point where before and after part ways. So mundane. When she steps away. When you turn away. When the dotted lin...
December 17, 2007
 
Going Home by Trey
Iíve been out all night and a cold wind is blowing bad weather through the streets. I should be in bed. Iím leaving Ne...
December 17, 2007
 
I'll Be Back by Trey
The sun glows red as it touches the horizon. Bill Parson lowers his binoculars, steps back from the cliff edge, and put...
November 21, 2007
 
Horror Films, Gremlins, and Email by Trey
It's friday which means I'm slacking at work more than usual. As food for thought, here is the condensed version of a d...
September 14, 2007
 
She Walked In...Part 6 by Trey
I use the railing of the fire escape to pull myself to my feet. I wipe the puke off my chin and go inside to change pan...
August 24, 2007
 
Crazy Comments by Trey
Recently, as some of you may have noticed, the comments on the site were spammed (one story had over 20k comments attach...
June 12, 2007
 
2 Heartbeats pt. 24 by Trey
As I descend into the boiling water I try to plan it out to lessen the damage. Rules for being dipped in boiling wate...
March 06, 2007
 
3 Years by Trey
3 Years and counting. Whoíd aíthunk it. Happy Birthday to all us freaks and geeks who call this low rent corner of the i...
February 02, 2007
 
Hate Week Lives by Trey
Hate Week. About fucking time. Sick and gaídam tired of dry turkey canned cranberry Thanksgivings and max out your cre...
January 08, 2007
 
I Hate New York by Trey
Today, I hate New York. It's one of the ironies of living in NYC that you both pay the highest rents in the country whi...
November 22, 2006
 
Doom and Gloom by Trey
Every so often when Iím talking to Ray well into our cups on a weekday evening, he just seems a bit too chipper and I fi...
November 07, 2006
 
Bogart and Bacall by Trey
I just finished watching The Thin Man. Itís one of those excellent o...
October 12, 2006
 
Site Updates by Trey
I was planning on posting something tonight, but the muse is obviously someplace else. Instead I made a couple site upd...
September 14, 2006
 
Two Heartbeats pt. 22 by Trey
I yell into the dark woods, ďIím just passing through, so if you donít want any trouble, neither do I!Ē ďAnd if we d...
August 30, 2006
 
Vote Strangelands by Trey
I just finished Dan Savage's "Skipping Towards Gomorrah", and it's left me in a political state of mind. I like Dan Sav...
June 20, 2006
 
Two Heartbeats pt. 20 by Trey
Somewhere in the depths of that desert tomb the Cupcake was laughing. Hooting echos bouncing down the steel walls of the...
May 20, 2006
 
55 Words - NYC Last Night (an Autobiography) by Trey
Four A.M. Twenty dollars and the pink paper invite from the DJ gets us in. The greasy Italians in the tracksuits and ...
May 13, 2006
 
What I'm Listening To by Trey
Years ago I started boycotting radio because it sucks, and since I have my TV hooked up to a 5 dollar set of rabbit ears...
May 05, 2006
 
Time Marches On by Trey
I wanna pull on your coat about something. I wanna bend your ear. I wanna whisper my thoughts and faith into the cortex ...
May 04, 2006
 
Old Cellphones by Trey
Apparently my floor at work houses the department in charge of all the cellphones, and after 10 years or so they've deci...
April 21, 2006
 
Late on a Friday by Trey
I should be going to bed now. Itís late, Iíve already posted an addition to 2 Heartbeats, and I have to go to work tomor...
March 25, 2006
 
2 Heart Beats pt. 18 by Trey
Click. Bang. Time is crawling now. My head throbs with a silent scream as the lead slug creeps across the room puc...
March 25, 2006
 
Redesign Rollout by Trey
So, I rolled out the redesign tonight. There were all sorts of problems and the site was down for a bit of time tonight...
March 17, 2006
 
Redesign by Trey
So, after a bit more than 2 years, I was thinking that the site needs a redesign. I have a tentative design already up....
March 14, 2006
 
Comments by Trey
At the request of Ray, I spent a couple of hours tonight adding comments to the site. If you go to the bottom of any st...
March 02, 2006
 
2 Years by Trey
(FYI, Whoever I've been 'borrowing' internet access from finally wised...
February 21, 2006
 
Staying in NYC by Trey
I was thinking I should do something productive tonight. Maybe mess around with new looks for the site since it's over...
January 26, 2006
 
Hate Week Lives Till the Cancer Gets It by Trey
Alright all you haters, itís Tuesday and my scarred liver already fled the room crying and whimpering at the cheap whisk...
January 10, 2006
 
The Strike by Trey
Iíve been in New York city now for 6 years. Iíve been here for assorted bombings, plane crashes, black outs, blizzard...
December 20, 2005
 
2 Heart Beats pt. 15 by Trey
The Cupcake stares at me with surprise. The world is fat and slow. I manage a gurgling ďwhatír you looking at?Ē be...
December 20, 2005
 
I see... by Trey
Iím trying to slow down tonight, because I saw it again, and I want you to see it to. That slow glide of lights outsi...
December 15, 2005
 
American Psycho Redux by Trey
I just watched American Psycho. Not a bad flick, certainly not as affecting as the book, but it got me remembering. ...
December 15, 2005
 
Links by Trey
Added three new sites to the Links section. We now have a link to the Palace Theatre in my home town of Canadian Texas....
November 30, 2005
 
From the admin by Trey
A couple of things about the site. I know some people have had trouble setting up photo galleries. I'm starting to thin...
November 22, 2005
 
Iraq by Trey
Itís been awhile since Iíve gone on a tearing political rant. Your welcome. Some might say that this site isnít about ...
November 22, 2005
 
Saturday Night by Trey
Itís the wrong side of 5:30 a.m. on Saturday night. A thick fog has rolled in, coating the city I love and hate in a bl...
November 06, 2005
 
She walked in... by Trey
*an answer to ray's two heart beats. a new story for anyone who wants to write on it... if there's any takers. It...
November 02, 2005
 
Another Month by Trey
About a year ago I turned over the new issue responsibilties to our boy Ray. After all, he's kept this site rolling thro...
November 02, 2005
 
2 Heart Beats pt. 13 by Trey
Saraís wisdom teeth are coming in crooked. I know this for two reasons. The first is because sheís always bitching a...
September 20, 2005
 
What color are my shoes? by Trey
I own a mirror, I have eyes, I know I've put on a few pounds. I like my Ben and Jerry's, there's a perfect ass shaped ...
September 13, 2005
 
*hic* by Trey
I should be in bed right now, but I just don't feel like sleeping. Instead, I reached up to the top shelf of my kitchen ...
August 30, 2005
 
Angelina Jolie by Trey
I looked at that huge list of ĎRayís running down the front page of the site and felt guilt. The poor freak is carrying ...
August 18, 2005
 
Updates by Trey
Just so you don't think I'm neglecting this site, two little updates you might not have noticed. 1)We now have a favi...
August 02, 2005
 
Two Heartbeats Part 11 by Trey
I scream, "On your right, on your right!" McMurphy spins the wheel and pulls the emergency brake sending us sliding...
August 02, 2005
 
A couple of tidbits by Trey
I keep telling myself I'm a capitalist. I've spent the last 4 years of my life working for souless multi-national financ...
July 21, 2005
 
Two Heartbeats Part 9* by Trey
I dream of a puppy in a field of grass and sun. A mutt with bright eyes and big clumsy paws. I watch it chasing a butter...
July 13, 2005
 
What to say? by Trey
What to say? Our hearts and minds are with you London? Our hopes and prayers are yours? All are true, none can take t...
July 08, 2005
 
Little People by Trey
So I turned on PBS tonight. Now, Iím a PBS fan. Itís one of the 4 channels my rabbit ears with the tin foil tips can pic...
July 01, 2005
 
Important Info by Trey
I wanna chew on your coat about something. It's not the usual strangelands ranting and raving, but there's some creepy s...
June 24, 2005
 
Optimism (To New York) by Trey
So, people say I'm cynical, people say I'm hard. People say I used to be a nice young man but the evil city I live in ha...
June 21, 2005
 
The Green Fairie by Trey
It's a small world, especially on the crowded island of manhattan. Got a call last week from an old friend from my home...
June 06, 2005
 
Europe by Trey
So, I'm staring into the last two lonely ice cubes melting away in my mason jar full of double discount whiskey. Yes, i...
June 03, 2005
 
Links work again by Trey
Generally I prefer busting things. Beer bottles, furniture, family heirlooms, my ass. But, sometimes I feel like fixin...
June 03, 2005
 
new photo gallery by Trey
posted a new photo gallery called "some old photos". It's, well, some old photos. I used to take tons o...
May 24, 2005
 
From the Admin by Trey
So, after a year of the strangelands I actually got around to looking at the site statistics for the last month. I thou...
May 24, 2005
 
A shit ass post for a shit ass world by Trey
A long night tonight. Late to bed, early to rise. Late night at work, pounding out code, a dollar for a pound, a pound...
May 21, 2005
 
Bibles, Bullets, and Weds. Whiskey by Trey
Weds night with whiskey. Gotta get up early tomorrow, but who has time to care. A fellow can learn to live with a hango...
May 19, 2005
 
Drinking for 6 by Trey
Ga'damn parties. So your GF gets a few cups in, out on the town in NYC, hanging with some big peck'd six pack...
April 26, 2005
 
3 a.m. Saturday by Trey
Let's talk now, you and me. Lean closer. In vino veritas, and veritas I have. What do you want, oh strangelands ...
April 17, 2005
 
and the night by Trey
Evening blooms, full and heavy, hanging across a new york friday night. The club. Expensive, full. Walk through the r...
April 17, 2005
 
Fixed by Trey
Posting problems should be resolved now. I had to go through every page in the administrative section and force re-en...
March 16, 2005
 
Why Stories Are Not Posting by Trey
In case you did not read "a note from the admin" below, I thought I would repost this with a slightly more accurate titl...
March 15, 2005
 
go to bed (with a bit of hyde) by Trey
"We gotta go to bed", the lucid voice announced. "I don't feel like it. Music still playing, whiskey still flowin...
March 11, 2005
 
A Note from the Admin by Trey
So, I have noticed that some stories are being rejected upon posting. I have looked into the issue and it is related to...
March 11, 2005
 
Half a bottle in by Trey
I remember, late whiskey fueled nights. Good friends and music. Dancing with lights flashing. Letting go of all t...
February 10, 2005
 
Gallery Update by Trey
I got a new Canon 300D digital camera, and I figured I'd post a few pics taken with it. I only found 8 I liked, so to s...
February 04, 2005
 
UPDATE One Year and Counting by Trey
I coulda gone to sleep early tonight. Woken up with 8 solid under my belt, a grin on my freshly shaven face, and a spri...
February 01, 2005
 
Changes by Trey
You might have noticed that the stories are listed in a different order now. Stories used to be listed with the oldest ...
January 27, 2005
 
The Challenge of Ray by Trey
As long as I'm ranting and raving, I have another bone to pick, only this time it's with our illustrious strangeland's a...
January 27, 2005
 
You gotta be kidding Continued by Trey
CLICK ME t...
January 26, 2005
 
You gotta be kidding by Trey
CLICK ME ...
January 25, 2005
 
Two Heartbeats pt. 4, Trey's Revenge by Trey
Hm,Ē Sarah said. ďWell, I guess if there have to be clowns around, they might as well be on fire.Ē I laughed, she lau...
January 21, 2005
 
Time, Place and War by Trey
I wonder. I wonder about the wrong war at the wrong time in the wrong place. When is the right war, time, and place? ...
January 20, 2005
 
Tidbits from Iraq by Trey
Some intresting reading from Iraq. LTC Tim Ryan is Commander, Task Force 2-12 Cavalry, First Cavalry Division in Iraq: ...
January 19, 2005
 
Hate Week by Trey
And so, Hate Week ends. Just as it was becoming my new favorite holiday. Move over Columbus day... At least we here a...
January 14, 2005
 
21 Hate Week Suggestions by Trey
A few suggestions for making your Hate Week all that it can be: 1) Put the toilet seat down when you're finished? Ho...
January 07, 2005
 
Thursday Night by Trey
Just got off the phone with my boy Ray. He's obviously lost a step or two. Only one in the A.M. and he's already too d...
December 31, 2004
 
The Challenge by Trey
Ray layed down a challenge. Obviously he feels like the rest of aren't carrying our weight. I don't blame him. I star...
December 22, 2004
 
It's Christmas Time Again by Trey
Change is in the air, swirling through this dirty Burg, born aloft on the sweet treacley strains of dead vocalists croon...
December 16, 2004
 
The Election and Other Thoughts by Trey
The election is over, and, thank you John Kerry, platoons of disappointed lawyers have trudged home with briefcases full...
November 05, 2004
 
65/45 by Trey
"I'll be with you in a moment", the mindless voice announced. . . . "How can I help you? 45 for 1, 65 for 2. That'...
September 04, 2004
 
A Weds. Night... by Trey
A wendensday night... Following in the footsteps of the great authors of old, I got good and drunk to post the intro fo...
August 05, 2004
 
Gato Grande by Trey
You know that when you become involved with someone their baggage will become yours. I met a certain New York girl se...
July 30, 2004
 
Drunk on a monday... by Trey
The evening started innocent enough. A bit of dinner, maybe a movie, then to bed early as reasonable people are want to...
July 20, 2004
 
Drunk on a tuesday... by Trey
He talked of life, and love, and dreams found and lost again. "I sought truth", he said, and took a drag of his stunt...
July 07, 2004
 
6 months and counting... by Trey
TheStrangelands.com is surprised to be celebrating it's 6 month anniversary. Yes, it's true. Oh rare and appreciated r...
July 05, 2004
 
Aim For The Heart Ramone by Trey
This short cigar belongs to the man with no name. This long gun belongs to the man with no name. This poncho belongs t...
June 02, 2004
 
March Issue by Trey
A month come and gone, yet The Strangelands remains. Last month we had 12 stories posted by 4 different autho...
March 04, 2004
 
The Cheese Incident, His Story by Trey
Cooking. A whitetrash feast extraordinaire. Browned beef, too much cheddar, a few cans on sale. In the frid...
February 29, 2004
 
Michael Jackson's Teddy Bears by Trey
According to this report from the New Yo...
February 04, 2004