Eoin Butler: writer, journalist and Mayoman of the Year

Tripping Along The Ledge

lil wayne

Mr Carter (2008)

Lil’ Wayne / Big House

I love this guy. On Tuesday next, at the peak of his career, insane genius Lil’ Wayne reports to Rikers Island prison in New York to begin a 12 month sentence for gun possession. The rapper been pulling out all of the stops ahead of going inside. First, he kicked his longstanding cough medicine addiction – as you do.

Then he participated in an an all-star rerecording of shite charity song We Are the World – as you also do (provided your brain is addled from being addicted to cough medicine the previous decade.) Read the rest of this entry »

3 PEAT (2008)

“They can’t stop me, even if they stop me…” On the outstanding opening track from last year’s Tha Carter III, Weezy drops non-sequiturs like my Granny drops stitches. Out of his mind and on top of his game….


lobster_2Day 5 of my Portugese sojourn: still no sign of Jose (or Maddie). Above is a pic of me chilling out by the pool. I seem to have gotten a little bit sunburned. Who could have predicted that this would ever happen to a red-haired, fair-skinned, balding Irish man who scoffed at wearing sunblock in a really sunny country? Nostradamus maybe… In other news, my blog hits have (bizarrely) gone up during the time I’ve been away. Clearly, the public are responding well to there being less Eoin Butler on EoinButler.com. Sobering stuff.

Here, since my brain is too frizzled to think of anything else to post, are some… Read the rest of this entry »