Category: Humor

Donald Trump challenges Bill Clinton to the cage match of the century

Donald Trump challenges Bill Clinton to the cage match of the century
Donald Trump has challenged Bill Clinton to an old fashioned cage match, much like the “Two-men-enter-one-man-leaves” thing from Mad Max. Let’s look at the tale of the tape.  Both men are 6 feet 2 inches tall, which is a little spooky all by itself.  They’re also both 69 years old.  What are the chances? Donnie... Read more »

You can check out any time you want, but you can never leave (The Eagles)

You can check out any time you want, but you can never leave (The Eagles)
It’s 9:00 PM on the last Wednesday of the month and, right on schedule ChicagoNow bloggers, including myself received the following email from the big kahuna: Hey all, Welcome to ChicagoNow’s Blogapalooz-Hour! Your challenge, if you choose to accept it, is to publish a post in one hour. Here is tonight’s challenge: “Write about a... Read more »

Comments, opinions and other great thoughts

Comments, opinions and other great thoughts
It turns out that everyone is not entitled to an opinion. Reading comments posted on the internet often leaves me scratching my head.  Sometimes they are insightful, clever or humorous, but not usually. A fellow named, Felix Christopher posted the following comment after an article by Dennis Byrne entitled, “Where does Donald Trump stand on... Read more »
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Decisions, decisions, decisions

Decisions, decisions, decisions
If this is the last Wednesday of the month, then this must be Blogapalooz Hour, which began an hour ago with an email from the Grand Puba.  That email contained the following: Your challenge, if you choose to accept it, is to publish a post in one hour.  Here is tonight’s challenge:  You made a... Read more »

David Letterman comes out of retirement to deliver one more Top 10 list

Recently retired talk show host, David Letterman came out of retirement over the weekend because…well, he simply couldn’t resist. Letterman joined comics Martin Short and Steve Martin at a comedy show in San Antonio, Texas and expressed his deep regret over retiring before he found out that Donald Trump would be running for president. In... Read more »

O say can you "C - word"

O say can you "C - word"
Paula Deen’s in the news again, this time for some brown paint on her son’s face.  Some “I Love Lucy” thing tweeted out by her social secretary.  Not a Paula Deen fan, but this one’s really stretching the politically correct banner to its limits. Last time Deen was in trouble it involved the n-word and... Read more »
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Tomorrow: Fact or fiction?

Tomorrow: Fact or fiction?
        The only problem with getting a topic at 9:00 PM about which you must publish a finished, cogent blog by 10:00 PM is…the whole thing.  That’s the problem, the whole thing. Producing an impromptu blog in an hour isn’t necessarily harder than having all day to do it, especially when you... Read more »

Top 10 reasons David Letterman will be missed

Top 10 reasons David Letterman will be missed
Every Letterman fan has his or her own reasons for being at least a little bit sad that tonight will be Dave’s last show.  Sure, we’ll be able to buy a box set of seasons 1 through 33 on DVD by Memorial Day, but it won’t be the same. One day, one of my kids... Read more »

Toilets, showers, parking spaces and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Toilets, showers, parking spaces and the Americans with Disabilities Act
Today’s subject is toilets and if you think we’re going to be doing potty jokes here, please flush that thought from your mind.  OK, that’s the last one. Finishing my workout yesterday at Lifetime Fitness in Vernon Hills, Illinois, I stripped down-not a pretty sight-and headed for the showers.  Lifetime has 16 shower stalls, including... Read more »
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Tiger Woods falls victim to one of mankind's oldest plagues

Tiger Woods falls victim to one of mankind's oldest plagues
What happened to Tiger Woods in Italy yesterday just goes to show that even the rich and famous can not escape one of the universe’s immutable laws:  no good deed goes unpunished. Tiger is one of, if not the best golfer on the planet as well as one of the most recognizable celebrities.  He’s a... Read more »