Tag: Top 10 list

Pope Watch 2013: ‘Up All Night’ Vatican Edition

March Madness has swept Vatican City, but despite hourly rumors of a new Pope, the 115 Cardinals remain sealed in the Sistine Chapel playing strip Twister. Thus the hordes of reporters have little to do other than re-explain how a group-think process by enabling pederasts still reflects the “Will of God.” But here are the Top 10 news bits that have dribbled out...

Top 10 Real Reasons Pope Benedict XVI Resigned

When Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation, the news circled the globe faster than it takes an old Pontiff to Tweet “Veni. Vidi. Recessi.” (“I came. I saw. I retired.”) Initial reports cited declining health, but here are the 10 real reasons he’s putting himself out to stud...

2012-in-Review: The Fluff’s 10 funniest images

From “Medalling with 10 Funny Olympics Photos” (Aug. 1)
In its debut year on ChicagoNow.com, The FluffingtonPost was called many things, but none pithy or positive enough to be quoted here. Yet, The Fluff still feels it can be all things to all people – especially non-readers – through a distracting diet of funny photos. Our modest goal: be the Internet’s most “multi-medium” experience – i.e., equally... Read more »
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2012-in-Review: 10 funniest posts not ghost-written for General Petraeus

I originally intended my year-in-review to be my 10 favorite books from 2012. Then I realized how many on my list were written by now discredited authors (Paula Broadwell’s All In the Honey Pot, Jonah Lehrer’s Imagine: How Creative Non-Fiction Really Works and Fareed Zakaria’s Borrowed Notes to Myself). So instead, here are the 10 funniest 2012... Read more »

New Year’s Resolutions: My Funny 10 for a Lucky ’13

It’s never too early to think about New Year’s Resolutions. Unfortunately, too many go bland with perennials like losing weight and avoiding hard spirits around the Amish...

10 Unavoidable Holiday Office Personalities

Work offices are much like watering holes on the savannah: a gathering place for those with no more in common than the need for regular hydration. Yet a pushy minority continually organize holiday parties that force us to spend even more time with these 10 indelible yulefide types...
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Ten Best Brutally Honest Inspirational Quotes Ever

When I see inspirational quotes littering my Twitter and Facebook walls from people who are obviously just hanging on, I prefer to blame those charlatan aphorisms for skewing expectations...

Public Speaking 101: How to Emphatically Enumerate Things

Everyone hates a pompous lecture – unless you’re giving it and your audience has to listen – but even a semi-tolerable lecturer can sink faster than the proverbial hobo if inexpert at counting off his or her main points...

Has Cialis left serious time on your hands? 10 enduring tips

For those taking Cialis or Viagra, the warning label’s clear. If an erection lasts four hours or more, seek immediate medical attention. But less clear – maddeningly – is what to do if it’s been just three hours...
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Rahm Emanuel: Has absence made our hearts grow fonder?

Despite Chicago leading the nation in unemployment, gas prices, political corruption and more shooting deaths than in Afghanistan, Mayor Rahm Emanuel takes his doctor’s advice to heart: “Make sure to take some breaks.”...