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The Prank War Is On

Yesterday I arrived to my girlfriend’s house after work and I was greeted by her ten year old son. He asked if it was normal that his nose made a crunching sound as he moved it from side to side. Her kids are awesome and I love my time with them. I immediately freaked out.... Read more »

Q&A With A Chicagonow Bloggger: Jocelyn Geboy: An Unquiet Chicagoan

Q&A With A Chicagonow Bloggger: Jocelyn Geboy: An Unquiet Chicagoan
I am so bad at coming up with original questions. My thanks to Jocelyn Geboy who writes an Unquiet Chicagoan for coming up with compelling and interesting answers. I had a lot of fun with this and I hope it comes through in the interview. PO: You write a lot and frankly about battling mental... Read more »

My Mancow Experience

My Mancow Experience
A couple of weeks ago my friend who is also a promoter for Chicagoland comedy posted on Facebook. The post stated that if you wanted to be a guest on Mancow to private message him. I misread at first and massaged him which was unnecessary The post was available to anyone in our super secret... Read more »
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In Defense of Chelsea Handler

I am sure Chelsea Handler does not need me to defend her, nor will she even know that I did. I mean she might if she Googles her name, ChicagoNow, my name, and the name of my blog. It is highly doubtful because I am the only narcissist who Googles himself. There are other Patrick... Read more »

For MS Awareness Week I Won't Complain

The thing about multiple sclerosis is that it sucks. I try to keep quiet about how tired I am or the nagging pain I feel. Even the medicine that is supposedly working is less than fun. It is MS Awareness Week and it would be easy to bitch about a lot. I could tell you... Read more »

The That's SoChi Olympics

The That's SoChi Olympics
The Olympics are happening in Sochi finally or am I supposed to write #sochi? I am not sure, but on Twitter that is how folks seem to spell it. I am not a fan of the Olympics,  summer nor winter. I appreciate the time, effort, and money that make an Olympic athlete but I am... Read more »
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Raising Awareness On World Cancer Day

Raising Awareness On World Cancer Day
Disclaimer: I am a cancer survivor, this post is meant to make you laugh and tell cancer and any other illness or affliction to go screw. Okay now on to the main post. I love the idea World Cancer Day or any other day set aside to raise awareness of diseases that are already pretty... Read more »

Bruno Mars Out Shined The Red Hot Chili Peppers At The Super Bowl

I will admit when I heard Bruno Mars was going to be performing the half time show at the Super Bowl, I was skeptical. I grew even more skeptical when I heard that The Red Hot Chili Peppers would be making an appearance as well. Much to my surprise Bruno performed wonderfully. He put on... Read more »

When Cover Songs Are Better Than the Original

When Cover Songs Are Better Than the Original
I am an avid Spotify user and sometimes my ears are greeted with the pleasant sounds of a song or a band that I have never heard before. Sometimes I hear a song that is decades years old and it is new to me. I become disappointed in myself when this happens because I am... Read more »
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I'm Adding These Words To My Lexicon

I'm Adding These Words To My Lexicon
It is a new year and since I’m still using 2013 to write dates it is not too late for a “turn of the year” post. I have decided my vocabulary has become vanilla and boring. It needs to be refreshed. I have spent way too much time thinking of words I am going to... Read more »