Posts in category "Chicago Celebs"

IL Governor's Race: Quick-Give Gov Mumbles Some Discounted Cheese With His Rauner Whine

IL Governor's Race: Quick-Give Gov Mumbles Some Discounted Cheese With His Rauner Whine
Have you caught the latest from the Quinn Camp? Yes.  I’m talking about Governor Mumbles mowing the lawn with the hand push mower.  Nice touch for all the tree-huggers pulling the Quinn Lever in November, eh? What a guy, huh? Between listening to the “Human Ambien” bullshit the public into believing he has been “busy”... Read more »

Suck It, Cancer. It's Donna Day!

Suck It, Cancer.  It's Donna Day!
I remember the night I “met” Mary Tyler Mom and her daughter, Donna.  It was April 8, 2011.  My forty-fifth birthday. It was the first birthday I celebrated without the annual call from my dad at 10:23 a.m. to wish me a happy day and tell me the story of the rainy Good Friday I almost... Read more »

Oprah Armstrong Interview: Upstaged by George Glass' Grandaughter

Oprah Armstrong Interview: Upstaged by George Glass' Grandaughter
Hold on to your goddamn hat cause this shit is starting to get really, really, really real. Can you for one minute wrap your head around the steam coming out of the Harpo Executive offices this morning?  Can you even fathom the pounds of sweet potato fries consumed by one “comfort eater” last night? Let’s... Read more »
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ESPN Should Have Issued A Musburger Apology Like This

ESPN Should Have Issued A Musburger Apology Like This
The 2013 “I-AM-SO-SORRY-PALOOZA” kicked off pretty early this year. ESPN just issued an apology. On behalf of Brent Musburger. Apparently viewers last night are feeling a whole lot of butthurt thanks to Brent’s ramblings regarding a certain QB’s GF. As a result, the blogosphere is on a tirade today. And, thanks to the backlash, ESPN... Read more »

CPS Strike: I'm Just Going To Go Ahead And Say What You Are Probably Thinking

Karen is the president of the Chicago Teacher Union.  Once the contract is ratified and the teachers get the raise they want they should do two things.  One...find a new rep.  And two...chip in an buy Ms. Lewis a brassiere as a parting gift.  Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus and sadly, books are still judged by their covers.  If this is the face of the CTU...it needs an overhaul along with an attitude adjustment.
What we are witnessing here is a pissing match, you know? Oh, sure it is a circus…no doubt in my mind. But there is a side show going on at the big top. And it is a pissing match. Karen Lewis meet Rahm Emanuel. Rahm, let me introduce you to Karen. FYI…take a good look... Read more »

Drew Peterson Trial Provides A Conversation Every Couple Should Have

Drew Peterson Trial Provides A Conversation Every Couple Should Have
Every couple needs to have this conversation. Seriously. Long before your face is plastered all over a breaking news story regarding your disappearance.  And way, way before Rob Lowe signs on to play your husband/alleged killer in a sappy made-for-tv-movie for Lifetime. Make sure you utter these words before there is a murder trial that your once-beloved... Read more »
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Jesse Jackson Jr: Hijacking A Disease Along with the Congressional Seat

Jesse Jackson Jr: Hijacking A Disease Along with the Congressional Seat
UPDATE:  I wrote this way back in November…when I suspected Triple J might use his “illness” to lighten a sentence should he be indicted and a jury find him guilty. Fast forward to May.  With a pending sentence on the horizon, sources over at Huff Post Chicago suggest exactly what I predicted.    Here is... Read more »

Blagojevich Goes To Prison: Random Thoughts And Observations

Blagojevich Goes To Prison: Random Thoughts And Observations
  My thoughts and observations regarding the last twenty-four hours as I watch Blago do what he does best…lead a three-ring circus from Illinois to Denver.  Apparently he read my letter yesterday. This SOB is going out “O.J. Style”. Fanfrickintastic.  Those of you who had money riding on last meal  coming from the kitchen of... Read more »

Casinos Will Not Tarnish Illinois' Reputation...It Has Been In The Crapper For Years

The City of Big Shoulders also offers athletes with danglers the size of coconuts...and even bigger egos.  Nothing yells  "Illinois-brings-over-paid-screaming-brats-to-the-arrogance-table" more than a temper tantrum thrown courtesy of Big Z.
Governor Quinn has put his “more-than-likely-purchased-at-Payless-Shoe-Store” wing tip down. Yesterday he took to the podium with a four-hundred-page bill (no doubt splattered with grease from whatever free lunch he scored the day before) and a message. The Casino Bill as it stands is not getting his signature. And, of course, ten more minutes of the... Read more »
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Steve Dahl: What's He Worth To You?

Steve Dahl: What's He Worth To You?
Did you get the tweet at noon?  Steve Dahl’s contract with CBS radio ended on Saturday.  The original “shock jock” promised to let loyal listeners know today of his intentions moving forward. Ever since he signed off from Jack FM  in December of 2008, I have searched for a drive-around town alternative.  Eric and Kathy?? ... Read more »