Archive for January 2011

Top 5 Things to do Now That the Bears Have Lost

Do you need something new to distract you from work and your family now that the Bears lost?  Here are the 5 Things to help fill your time with during the post-Bears winter.

Top 5 Reasons It Would Suck To Be A Packers' Fan

Top 5 Reasons It Would Suck To Be A Packers' Fan
Win or lose Sunday, at least we don’t have to drive back to Green Bay Monday morning.

Top 5 Things Not to Skimp On in a Recession

Toilet Paper: Butts, most of us only have one. Shouldn't we take care of them? If you've been thinking about cutting corners by cutting plies, think again. It's a matter of basic comfort. And studies have shown that people who regularly use or force others to use single ply toilet paper are 85% more likely to join a terrorist/dog fighting organization. It could happen to you!
In these harsh economic times, we all have to make sacrifices. But there are some areas where we should not cut back, like on the use of the term “in these harsh economic times,” for example. But there are others. Here are five things you should never skimp on … in these harsh economic times.
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Top 5 New Year's Resolutions You've Probably Already Broken

Regret the big game you talked on New Year’s Eve? Bragged to all your friends that you were going to quit this bad habit or start that productive activity? And now a few weeks have passed and you’re starting to rationalize why it is okay to break that resolution? Sound familiar? Here are the Top... Read more »

Top 5 Reasons Everyone is Glad the Holidays are Over

1.) Everyone is getting settled back into their old routines, free from the burden of having to explain to our friends and family why we're still working dead end jobs or living under the poverty line.
So here we are, halfway through January and I’m already dreading October. Why? It’s simple. October signals the beginning of the next holiday carousel that won’t stop spinning until 2012 (if the world hasn’t exploded by then). Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, NYE. That’s almost three solid months spent in constant celebration/anticipation of something. Just when... Read more »

10 Best Weekend Shows Under $10

10 Best Weekend Shows Under $10
Fine, some are $10 even.  But pay the door guy $9.99, tell ’em Aaron Neville sent ya, and it shouldn’t be a problem.  So for those looking to sing, dance, grind, or ogle some talent and want to save their money for things like bourbon, craigslist massages, or school supplies, here are your best weekend... Read more »
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Top 5 Things We Learned From the Bears Regular Season

Before welcoming in Pete Carroll’s “college enthusiasm” and the best frosted tips on a running back in the NFL, let’s take a moment to reflect on the rollercoaster ride that was the 2010 Chicago Bears season.

10 Best Threats Ever Made in Movies

10 Best Threats Ever Made in Movies
Making frightening threats is an important life skill. If you make a threat that doesn’t instill fear, you just wasted your time and made your adversary think the exact opposite of what you wanted. There are two basic kinds of threats: the explicit kind that removes any doubt about the intentions of the person issuing... Read more »

Top 10 Things Old People Like

Not sure if you’re getting old?  This list has been scientifically proven to answer that question for you.
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Mayor Daley as Art: The 11 Best Renderings of Da Mayor

Mayor Daley as Art: The 11 Best Renderings of Da Mayor
With his retirement coming in 2011, I thought now would be a good time to look back at some great artistic renderings of Mayor Daley. Who would have thought that him and Brett Favre would retire in the same year? There was at least a decade I was positive neither would ever retire.