Every so often, the tour rider for a certain act or band will appear online, inspiring discussion of how ridiculous, crazy, and absurd said act or band is with their requests while out on the road. In addition to outlining security, insurance policies, and other technical items, these lists provide some insight into exactly what makes your favorite act tick while hanging out backstage. It also sheds some light on just how comfortable they need to be before rocking a huge crowd….
The Pilgram Psychiatric Center in Long Island, NY, USA could house as many as 14,000 patients at a time. This self-sufficient mental asylum adopted extremely aggressive methods of “curing the insane”. Lobotomies and electric shock therapy were the norm. The doctors at this asylum started using large doses of insulin and metrozol to drive patients into a violent coma, just to be rid of them.
Why did you become a Navy Seal?
I have struggled with this question for a long time. To be brutally honest I would say insecurity. I had to prove something to myself. I chose SEAL training because it was regarded as the hardest thing you could do. To answer the next logical question here, yes I did prove it to myself and I a have lost quite a bit of my insecurity.
Did you do anything to prepare for the training before you joined?
I ran track in high school. My advice is run a lot. Run in soft sand if you can. Check out Crossfit too, it is actually some good stuff. The Crossfit football program will make you vomit blood, but it will get you in shape. DO NOT start the football version without doing the regular version for a while first.
What was your most difficult moment during training and how did you overcome it?
Thursday of hell week we were sitting in the water in the bay. It was freezing and I literally felt like I was going to die. Everything was going numb and I felt a small bit of life left in my chest. It felt like a ball of life and it was getting smaller. I overcame it by simply accepting that I was going to die before I quit. I should probably note that I had been hallucinating for over a day at this point.
I’ve heard that the part where the recruits all stand and watch the sunset while the sergeants are telling you about the hot showers and food you’d get if you quit was the hardest. What was it like?
They made us stand on a sand berm and wave good by to the sun every night. It is a terrible feeling watching the sun go away. They taunt you the whole time about hot showers. They feed you constantly so I can say I was never really that hungry. You would probably actually die if you weren’t getting a constant stream of food.
What sort of things do you have to do during “hell week”?
Mostly you just run around with boats on your head, swim, sit in the ocean, roll around in the sand and do various other types on non stop working out. I lost all the skin on the upper part of my legs and most of the skin on my dick from abrasion.
How cold was the water/air?
Can’t give you an exact number but it was fucking cold. It was winter (in San Diego) and this happened sometime between midnight and 4AM.
Navy SEALs, counted among the best commando forces in the world, are at the forefront of the Pentagon’s war on terror as modern warfare continues to evolve from Cold War-era tactics that use large ground forces to small units that battle insurgents. But as demand for special operations forces on battlefields from Iraq to Afghanistan has increased, the selection process to become a SEAL is still as rigorous as ever. Every recruit must still survive “Hell Week,” Hell Week may be the toughest, most grueling training in the U.S. Military. Its an extreme test of physical endurance, mental fortitude, intense pain, frigid temperatures, attitude, teamwork and an individual’s capacity to perform under high physical and emotional stress in the midst of sleep deprivation. Trainees are constantly in motion; constantly cold, hungry and wet. Mud is everywhere–it covers uniforms, hands and faces. Sand burns eyes and chafes raw skin. Medical personnel stand by for emergencies and then monitor the exhausted trainees. Sleep is fleeting–a mere three to four hours granted near the conclusion of the week. The trainees consume up to 7,000 calories a day and still lose weight. Only 25% will make it through.
21 Sex Facts That Will Blow Your Mind – Guyism
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Only in the Netherlands Do Addicts Complain About Free Government Heroin – VICE
Selena Gomez Slips A Nipple At The Met Gala – Celebrity Ninja
Inside NFL Drafts War Room – Sports Illustrated
Miley Cyrus back to her slutty ways in UK tour – Drunken Ninja
Jennifer Lawrence is best appreciated through GIFs – Bro My God
Why UPS Trucks Don’t Turn Left – Priceonomics
18 Things That Actually Exist – Linkiest
Kaley Cuoco and Her Hot Friend Hiking in Los Angeles – G-Celeb
Laura Cremaschi has the perfect booty – Celeb Slam
Scientists Just Created The Best Simulation Of The Universe Ever – Business Insider
This dress is illegal in 20 countries – Leenks
Lauren Stoner has a damn fine bikini body – The Blemish
The 25 Best Cult Movies of All Time Pictures – Rolling Stone
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Will The EDM Bubble Burst And Suffer Disco’s Fate? – Magnetic Mag
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There is a fundamental disconnect between the way most people see a hustler and what a hustler sees when she or he looks in the mirror. On a bad day, a hustler sees themselves as someone who needs to improve drastically. On a good day, a hustler sees themselves as someone who could have done something different to improve their hustle. The consistency is the fact that a hustler always strives to be better.
The Art of a Hustler is not simple. In fact, it’s quite complex and the combination of a variety of different attributes are what truly make a hustler in the modern sense of the word an outstanding professional and the key to many organizations success and growth.
The first piece to recognize is that there is key difference between wanting to be a hustler and becoming a hustler. This is an issue sweeping North America as young professionals are sitting back watching others live life to the fullest without making the steps to achieve a lifestyle that they truly want. Many of these individuals have amazing and inspirational aspirations but that’s all they have. They don’t have the results or the resume to support the fact that they are actually out there chasing these ambitious goals.
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