Posts tagged "helicopter parents"

Hello, my name is Steven and I'm fearlessly addicted to Italian Beef (ChicagoNow's Evening Blogapalooz-Hour: Volume XXXIV)

Hello, my name is Steven and I'm fearlessly addicted to Italian Beef (ChicagoNow's Evening Blogapalooz-Hour: Volume XXXIV)
How many of us lucky Chicagoans have been able to pull up to a Portillo’s or Al’s on any given day and sink our teeth into the glorious creation that is an Italian Beef? That exquisite combination of roast beef stewed in its own juices and excretions for hours, sliced until its paper thin, and served... Read more »

Nazi Dr. Seuss, a world full of micro-managing parents, and the divine art of the open mind

Nazi Dr. Seuss, a world full of micro-managing parents, and the divine art of the open mind
How often have you wandered into a bakery and searched for a subtle, beautiful cake, only to find a forest of monstrosities slathered with what looks like spackle and alien ejaculate? And they taste like a wet sponge because we’ve banned sugar because one child got hyper and Mrs. Smith can’t have little Billy going... Read more »

I Love Lucy, Lassie and Lucky Strikes: The Times They Are A-Changin', a reflection

I Love Lucy, Lassie and Lucky Strikes: The Times They Are A-Changin', a reflection
At Goodwill today, I happened upon an old paperback of the TV show Columbo. After I stopped laughing at the coked-out picture of Peter Falk on the cover, I opened it up. Being an old paperback, it had a glossy page in the middle with some advertising on it. Just for kicks, I decided to... Read more »
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