Whatever War You’re Fighting (Send A Raven Video)

Send A Raven is a project I’ve been writing with featuring Chris McDonald, Toph Barnes and 70s Kevin. We all write and play a couple instruments. 70s Kevin put this video together. Ir reminded me of how many laughs we’ve had. We almost have enough songs to release our first album. About half of the songs we’ve started recording and the other half are written just waiting to be recorded.

https://www.patreon.com/posts/41029542

Long Day – Demo (The Lost Cause Outtake/2005)

Here’s an outtake that never made The Lost Cause. I think was recorded around 2005/2006.

https://www.patreon.com/posts/40861560

Streamy Thing This Saturday

Here’s something I can get behind! My next streamy thing is Saturday August 8th from 5-7pm CST. A great cause and a great virtual event. In Birmingham? Purchase a Sidewalk Film Center and Cinema Cocktail Kit here: https://sidewalk-film-center-and-cinema.square.site

Drinking at home during quarantine isn’t that fun. That’s why we decided to mix it up a bit! Here at Sidewalk, we’re passionate about movies, but unfortunately, our cinema is currently closed for the safety of our patrons. To help the show go on, we’re launching a Mix & Flix fundraiser event online. Pre-purchase 7 movie-inspired cocktail kits are on sale now, such as the French 75 from Casablanca and the margarita from Practical Magic! Get your kits online at sidewalkfest.com/store and pick them up august 6-8. Our live event will be hosted on our Facebook page on August 8 from 5-7 and will feature drink demos, movie trivia, and local entertainment. Join the conversation online using #mixandflix

Let’s Watch A Movie Together

Successfully unattached myself from Amazon last month and now, after being banned for some very suspicious reasons, leaving Facebook as well. It has been nice to connect with people through all this, through groups and meme sharing. Hoping to continue with that, as it’s just Pizza and I here and it doesn’t look like isolation is going to be ending anytime soon here in Alabama (frowny face).

I realize (trust me, I know) that the last thing anyone wants to deal with is learning a new platform, but I’ve been getting to know Discord for the past 24 hours (lol) and it seems like a decent enough place (better than Facebook anyway, with all its ads and algorithms) to stay in touch and keep one another company. 

I invite you to join in, if you’d like to share some jokes, memes or watch a movie with us as we have been every night at 9pm CNT for the past 124 or something days. I think next week we will try a slightly earlier time, so it’s a little easier on the folks overseas. At least a few nights a week.

Let’s Watch A Movie Together: https://discord.gg/BsvUQvY

QuaranMeals: https://discord.gg/cvmrM9c

The QuaranTimes: https://discord.gg/zcGRYTH

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Streamy Thing

Streamy thing tonight at 6pm CST. Will post the link at twitter.com/BillyPettinger. Make requests at https://www.patreon.com/posts/39940594

Streaming Show This Friday 6pm CST

Working on covers of “What A Wonderful World” and “The Story of An Artist” for this Friday’s 6pm CST Stream. Post requests and tune in here: https://www.patreon.com/BillyPettinger

Live Stream This Friday

Live Stream This Friday, July 31st at 6pm CNT – Post Requests Here.

The Team

I’ve been spending too much time on the internet this quarantine.

We all have.

Maybe the virus is starting to fade away where you live, or coming closer to a hopeful close, but here in Alabama…oh my god we are so stupid.

I hate Facebook. I think we all do, to a degree? We love it and we hate it. We are addicted, and we wish we weren’t. The justification that it’s a way to keep connected keeps us checking in, while advertisements and algorithms adjust what we actually experience.

If we’re really just doing it to get together…why does someone get to make money off of that?

A group of us have been watching movies every night for the past 115 nights. We’ve been sharing memes. Recipes. Gardening mishaps and triumphs.

Why does facebook get to sell ads and capitalize on this?

Why do they get to choose what we see and more importantly…what we don’t see?

I know it’s hard to pull the plug but I can’t recommend it enough. A few of us have been trying Discord. No advertisements, no weird relatives, and no algorithm hiding your favourite people’s posts (continued at https://www.patreon.com/posts/39374465)

Strung Out on You (Demo 2007)

This is 13 years old!!!! Sung into a phone when I was like 25. Written in Richmond, VA with James Menefee (River City High, Long Arms) on a couch over a bar… (Continued here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/39317635)

Connect

Let’s Connect.

One thing I have enjoyed about our recent situation has been the chance to connect. Join us at the following:

Let’s Watch A Movie Together: https://discord.gg/BsvUQvY
FFC: The Free Food Coalition: https://discord.gg/MKRnzMq
QuaranMeals: https://discord.gg/cvmrM9c
The QuaranTimes: https://discord.gg/zcGRYTH
Twitter.com/BillyPettinger
Instagram.com/BillyPettinger