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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Thirty Years Of NeverEnding Story! A Very Mimsey Review...

Hello Gentle Readers,

Apparently, in celebration of my birthday, Weird Al released an album. It isn't the best birthday gift I've ever received, but it's definitely one of the nicer.

Also, let me go on record as saying: 
I want to own this outfit. 

And yet, that's not even the best birthday present I've ever received...

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The Pineapple, The Dragon and The Mimsey: A Birthday Reflection...

Hello Gentle Readers,

Yesterday was my birthday, and I was really excited to be able to celebrate it with such a wonderful and diverse group. Festivities began the day before, when The Mimsus, shutterbug Bobbi Jo and myself went to Roadhouse to eat.

There was too little Swayze to be found. 

Monday, July 14, 2014

Twelve Days Of Mimsey! I Made It!

Hello Gentle Readers,

In celebration of today, the Twelfth Day of Mimsey, I thought I'd say thank you! It's been a special treat to spend these days with you all. You've been a great audience, and I'm so glad to have made it all twelve days.

Thank you all so much for your love and support!  It's been twelve crazy days but I managed to post ALL TWELVE DAYS!


Sunday, July 13, 2014

Eleven Things You Learn Growing Up In South Carolina...

Hello Gentle Readers,

For those that don't know, I'm originally from the Palmetto state. Since I'm doing this Twelve Days of Mimsey thing, I thought, why not share with you some important things I've learned growing up in South Cackalacky.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Ten Goals...

Hello Gentle Readers,

Today's post is a bit more personal, as I wanted to take an opportunity to make myself accountable. See, I've not always been good at seeing things through. So, this is me putting it out on the internet, ten things I want to achieve.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Karaoke With Mimsey! Nine Songs I Randomly Sing...

Hello Gentle Readers,

For those who don't know, we're celebrating the Twelve Days of Mimsey. And I thought it was time I admitted something: I love to sing. In fact, spend long enough around me and I'll randomly break into song. It's one of my more endearing traits.

One of many...

So, I thought it would be appropriate to share nine of the songs you'd likely hear me sing...

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Ladies Of The Write: Eight Ladies Writing...

Hello Gentle Readers, 
As we continue with the Twelve Days of Mimsey, I wanted to remind my audience that I am in fact a writer. And not merely a pretty face.


But, I'm also fortunate enough to have met some really talented writers and John Bayer. So, without further ado, here are eight wonderful ladies who know a thing or two about writing. 

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

CALL ME: The Seven Best Fictional Phones

Hello Gentle Readers, 

As we continue with the Twelve Days of Mimsey, I thought, why not celebrate that miracle of modern technology: THE TELEPHONE. 

With that in mind, I thought I’d look at my seven favorite fictional telephones. 

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Six Santas And A Movie: A Very Mimsey Interview With The Director Of I AM SANTA CLAUS

Hello Gentle Readers, 

I'm a bit of a Christmas nerd. Anyone who knows me probably already knows that. And has been forced to listen to a random burst of Christmas music.

Muppets is always a good go-to. 

What a lot of people don't know about me, is that I'm also a huge Professional Wrestling nerd. In fact, one of the reasons I decided to even become an author, was that I read the funny, articulate and touching autobiography of wrestling legend Mick Foley. 

Buy it here.

Imagine my surprise when I found out Mick Foley was in a documentary about Santa Claus'. A movie focused on the men who portray Santa Claus. Mick Foley is Santa Claus! 

Monday, July 7, 2014

Five Awesome Ensembles!

Hello Gentle Readers,

I have a genuine love of movies and TV, and in particular ensemble shows. Yeah, everyone enjoys the dashing and charming lead, but for me there's just something awesome about an ensemble cast.

The cast of Bones. They make crime fighting look good!

Here's five ensembles that make TV worth watching: 

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Four Books Are Written!

Hello Gentle Readers,

I thought it would be nice to take this opportunity, on the Fourth Day of Mimsey, to say "If you like what you read, you might like my books!"

You'd also enjoy hanging out with me. 
We'd have cake. 

Saturday, July 5, 2014

That’s Not A Knife: Crocodile Dundee Is An Australian Batman

Hello Gentle Readers,

We have made it to the third day of our 2nd Annual Twelve Days of Mimsey. And, did you know John Bayer is on tour?

 This guy. 

You can read my review of his book here and check out my interview with him here. And, if you want, check out his entire tour schedule here. The reason I bring this up is, John Bayer was for the longest time the only person who knew my secret. My personal guilty pleasure and a longtime favorite: 

 How can you not love this face? 

I absolutely love all things Crocodile Dundee, and John Bayer was the only person I could call to confess how much I enjoyed Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles.

 We’ll get to that one. 

So, without further ado, here’s why Crocodile Dundee still holds up!

Apparently, You Can't Have A Midlife Crisis In North Dakota And John Bayer Is Going On Tour!

Hello Gentle Readers,

Friend of the blog and hilarious writer John Bayer is going on tour!

He's got a blog, a Twitter and finally a Facebook page!

And now, in addition to being a writer, motivational speaker and columnist he's going on tour!

He wears many hats. 

Friday, July 4, 2014

Freedom To Live With Choices Made: A Very Mimsey Review of Labyrinth

Hello Gentle Readers, 

Today we continue our second day of the 2nd Annual Twelve Days of Mimsey. And, if I can say, you remind me of the babe…

In honor of our nation’s independence from Great Britain, I thought it was high time I reviewed that masterpiece of cinema (shot in England) Labyrinth

  Buy it here!

Because freedom means you live with the consequences of your choices.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Call him Santa!: A Very Mimsey Review of Ernest Saves Christmas

Hello Gentle Readers,

Today begins the first day of our 2nd Annual Twelve Days of Mimsey. Since I am the guy best known for writing a Christmas murder mystery...

I thought, why not share with you one of my favorite Christmas movies. Specifically, my all-time favorite Santa Claus. 

This guy. 

So join me as I review that miracle of American Cinema....

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Let's PARTY! Twelve Days of Mimsey!

Hello Gentle Readers,

Tomorrow begins our 2nd annual Twelve Days of Mimsey celebration. This year, instead of doing a blog hop, we'll instead be partying RIGHT HERE!

The party will begin tomorrow, with the first day of Mimsey. There will be fun, dancing, and possibly even cake.


Jay Mims writes books, blogs, and recently wrote about what made Disney Princess' tick. Jay lives with The Mimsus, a semi-adopted cat named Eartha Kitty, a lizard named Bob and a passive-aggressive Dalek named Steve. Jay is far funnier on Facebook then in real life. He is terrible at Twitter.  Jay now has a website.