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5 things you can do with your busted March Madness bracket

5 things you can do with your busted March Madness bracket
It’s just three days into the NCAA Tournament, but your bracket already is busted. Sorry, my friend. That Iowa State-Baylor championship you predicted now will only happen in your imagination. But what to do with that now-worthless piece of paper detailing your horrible choices? I have some suggestions: 1. Make a paper airplane But not... Read more »

No one pushups like Gaston: Three other Disney characters not to challenge to contests

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More than seven million people  as of Jan. 7 have watched Gaston school a young man in the art of pushups in the above video. The young man did not stand a chance against the Disney character known for his brawn and his, well, um, brawn. Gaston isn’t the only character you shouldn’t challenge in... Read more »

One-and-done Baseball Hall of Fame All-Stars: 2015 edition

One-and-done Baseball Hall of Fame All-Stars: 2015 edition
In 2013, I created the one-and-done Baseball Hall of Fame All-Stars. While many are praising Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio on their recent election to the Baseball Hall of Fame, I prefer to recognize those players who got at least one vote in their first year of eligibility, but not enough votes... Read more »
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5 things you can expect from Going for Gusto in 2015

5 things you can expect from Going for Gusto in 2015
2014 was an off year for Going for Gusto. I wrote a total of five posts, by far the least I’ve ever written in a year. Christine LaFave Grace and Jakob Bilinski helped fill the void with posts throughout the year, but I needed a year away. One of my resolutions for 2015, however, is... Read more »

Peanuts coming to movie theaters: 5 other comics that should be turned into films

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Peanuts will be coming to theaters sometime in 2015. You can watch the trailer above. A huge Peanuts fan, I’m of course slightly terrified at the thought of someone translating my favorite comic into a movie and butchering it, but the following excerpt from a Forbes article has calmed me down: One unusual addition to... Read more »

The 7 best Chicago restaurants I visited in 2013

The 7 best Chicago restaurants I visited in 2013
2013 was a fun year for dining for me. My wife and I had the opportunity to try some of the best Chicago restaurants. Oh, so much wonderful food! The following is a list of my favorite places I dined at for the first time in 2013: Big Star, 1531 N. Damen Ave. Two words:... Read more »
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The 5 most fun video games that were played in 2013

The 5 most fun video games that were played in 2013
2013 was a great year for fun video games. Bioshock Infinite. Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon. Tomb Raider. The Stanley Parable. The Last of Us. Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft (though technically it shouldn’t count because it STILL is not in open beta). Yeah. I haven’t played any of these games. Why? One, the newest system... Read more »

Five reasons Bears fans have it (oh so much) better than Bills fans

Five reasons Bears fans have it (oh so much) better than Bills fans
I live in the Chicago suburbs, but I am a lifelong Buffalo Bills fan. I also listen to a lot of sports radio on my way to and from work every day. And all I’ve heard during the past three days on the radio is whine, Bears, whine, Trestman, whine, defense. Phone call after phone... Read more »

National Tell a Joke Day: The 3 funniest jokes of all time

Friday is National Tell a Joke Day. (I’m not sure who comes up with these things, but you can check out all of the crazy “holidays” at Holiday Insights.) So, to celebrate it, I went to Jokes.com and pressed the random button a few times. And all the jokes were terrible. Terrible. So, instead, I... Read more »
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Seven geeky foods found on Pinterest that will knock your Super Mario socks off

Found at <a href="http://pinterest.com/pin/26388347786136347/">http://pinterest.com/pin/26388347786136347/</a>.
Original from <a href="http://www.digitalbusstop.com/creative-bento-box-lunches/">http://www.digitalbusstop.com/creative-bento-box-lunches/</a>.
I’ve had a lot of fun celebrating Geek Week at Going for Gusto. And for Food Friday, I thought I would scrounge around Pinterest and find some awesome examples of geeky foods. I was not disappointed. Flip through the photo gallery below to see what I found: