Posts tagged "WGN"

Cubs Set to Hire Morgan Freeman as New Analyst; Impressed by Ability to Make Crap Sound Great

Cubs Set to Hire Morgan Freeman as New Analyst; Impressed by Ability to Make Crap Sound Great
CHICAGO – It took only a couple of moments for Chicago Cubs mastermind Tom Ricketts to hire acclaimed actor Morgan Freeman as the team’s new colour analyst. “We got the demo tape, and…I think he was giving commentary on a Cubs-Padres game last year, but…it just sounded so…beautiful.” The Cubs received word yesterday that Bob... Read more »

When 'Simple' Was Killed; the End of Cubs Day Baseball: August 8th,1988

When 'Simple' Was Killed; the End of Cubs Day Baseball: August 8th,1988
I have this picture in my top drawer that I adore. It’s a picture of me at my first baseball game.  June 5th, 1987.  Cubs vs. Cardinals.  I’m wearing the ole Cubs solid blue road jersey and my brand new Wilson glove.  You can see me squinting; probably trying to figure out what all those... Read more »

Kobayashi'd!

Kobayashi'd!
Well, that didn’t take long. International eating star Kobayashi and five ChicagoNow bloggers (including myself) took part in an eating contest to determine the future of western civilization. Okay, so it was actually just for bragging rights…but you get the picture.  This bloodbath (or beefbath) at the Tribune Tower cemented, at least in my mind, why Kobayashi... Read more »
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