END [BLOG]

A chapter has ended in my life and I couldn’t be more thrilled. Nervous? Slightly, but that’s because I saw the murky light at the end of the corporate middle-management tunnel and there was a wheelbarrow half-full of money glowing in stink flies. “All you have to do to get that money is shake the […]

There’s A War Going Online No Profile Is Safe From [BLOG]

Hunter S. Thompson feared the worst on January 20th, 2005. He countlessly warned against the re-election of the baby orangutan for president, George W. Bush Jr., as it would clearly mark the end of days. A societal breakdown at free-falling speeds. The end of hope. Bang. I dealt with the letdown by beginning a politically-charged […]

bobby, bitch [BLOG]

“I’ve finally had my Britney Spears (circa 2007) moment.” Sort of, I guess. “I had MY public meltdown running amok in Los Angeles.” You’ve never been to L.A. You’ve hardly left the house in two years. And, you weren’t worried about THEM Finding methamphetamine in your bangs. You’ve never, directly, broke-down, either. “I shaved my […]

#goodbye (ode to instagram)

as posted on Instagram, February 8th, 2018 by bj draKe. this is bjdraKe.com ; mostly poetry.  it was down for a year after a brain injury n hasn’t fully been updated since relaunch, but it will serve as the only “official” glimpse into the window of my life.  i’m quitting instagram.  i quit facebooK long […]