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DJ Byrnes

11W Staff

Columbus, Ohio (via Marion, Ohio)

Member since 24 June 2011 | Blog



  • SPORTS MOMENT: The day the Cleveland Browns win the Super Bowl.
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYER: The Iron King, Cardale Jones, First of His Name, Poacher of Badgers, Controller of Tides, Slayer of
  • NFL TEAM: the Almighty Cleveland Browns
  • NHL TEAM: Columbus Blue Jackets
  • NBA TEAM: widower
  • MLB TEAM: no
  • SOCCER TEAM: Aston Villa, Columbus Crew

Recent Activity

Comment 5 hours ago

Yeah, I'm big on drinking water/eating before bed too. The problem is when I'm too drunk to care/remember.

Comment 6 hours ago

Yes: I am sleeping in bed like most of you when my Skull Sessions post at 4:59. They're automatically timed to post.

As for when I write them: That depends. I usually try to start by 11 p.m., but have written them as late as 2 a.m. Sometimes, especially on the weekends when I make an attempt at a social life, I write them during the day.


Comment 6 hours ago

Some commenters mentioned this yesterday, and I had to google it. Unfortunately, I'm not a big drinker and don't keep any booze at my house. I have heard wonders about this remedy though.

Comment 17 Apr 2015


(that's me screaming in despair, not contradicting you)

Comment 17 Apr 2015

wow, thank you, man.

i have written a novel: The Most Hated On: The Untold Story of Warren G. Harding. It's the first of three planned books. It's about 60,000 words.

It's available on Kindle if you look hard enough (edit: dang you, earle), but honestly, I wrote it back in 2012 and there's swaths of what I now consider to be bad, bad writing. I would recommend just waiting until December 1st, 2015, when the second installment, The Greatest Depression, comes out. It will include the first book as well. I know I'll be able to offer it in paperback, but I'm hoping hardback as well. 

Outside of the "necro-presidential narco-thriller" genre, I have a couple other ideas I'm poking around with, but I I have a blood contract with the Marion streets to finish this series first. 

Ramzy wrote a review of my first effort over here. The comments are priceless, but it also includes this awesome graphic:

Comment 17 Apr 2015

yes thats what i did. i ignored the 11w commenter's work that i definitely saw. apologies.

Comment 16 Apr 2015

Props to anybody over 35 who reads me regularly and hasn't yet driven a steak knife through their heart. Happy birthday, man, and thanks for the readership.

Comment 16 Apr 2015

Instagram time limit is like 15 seconds. They didn't post a link to the full video :X.