Archive for November 2011

10 Projects the Super Committee Oversaw in Chicago

10 Projects the Super Committee Oversaw in Chicago
As many of us know, the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, (better known as,  ”The Super Committee”) was created on August 2nd, 2011. It’s goal was to reach a bipartisan agreement on how to rein in our rapidly expanding debt problem before our debt spirals out of control, causing us to default on loans,... Read more »

8 Christmas Essentials That Heighten all 5 of Your Senses

8 Christmas Essentials That Heighten all 5 of Your Senses
After finishing my  list of essentials to get you in the Christmas spirit early this year, I realized that it catered to each of our five senses.  And now that I know that, I’m kinda tempted to stimulate all five at the same time with Christmas cheer and see what happens…. Anyway,  here are my... Read more »

8 Best Things About Participating in and Winning the 2011 AAJA- Chicago Trivia Bowl for ChicagoNow

8 Best Things About  Participating in and Winning the 2011 AAJA- Chicago Trivia Bowl for ChicagoNow
On Saturday I was lucky enough to be one member of eight to represent ChicagoNow in the AJAA Trivia Bowl. I had a blast and here is why.   1. Meeting Fellow Bloggers We don’t get many chances to meet one another so it’s always fun when we can. I knew Curtis and Exavier (both... Read more »
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The 5 Rules of the Tim Tebow Drinking Game

The 5 Rules of the Tim Tebow Drinking Game
Just because Tebow is a religious man, doesn’t mean you have to be.   So next time you are struggling through the first 3 and 1/2 quarters of a boring Broncos game and waiting for that inevitable final drive when Tebow teams up with God to inexplicably score the winning touchdown, try out this drinking game... Read more »

20 Holiday Travel Tips

In a way, holiday travel is a metaphor for the holidays in general. During both, you’ll often find yourself eating poorly, sitting closer than you’d like to talkative drunks and falling asleep in uncomfortable seated positions. As you prepare to get on your way, be ready to hear the stories typical of this time of... Read more »

Jerry Sandusky Love Child Investigation: Is he the Lovechild of Mel Brooks and Wallace?

Jerry Sandusky Love Child Investigation: Is he the Lovechild of Mel Brooks and Wallace?
Is Jerry Sandusky the lovechild of Mel Brooks and Wallace from Wallace and Gromit? There is certainly enough photographic evidence to build a case. You decide.    +     =
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5 Rumored Locker Room Comments Made By Jay Cutler

5 Rumored Locker Room Comments Made By Jay Cutler
After Cutler’s domination of the dog killing Eagles, he has now turned his attention and confidence to Detroit, the same team that attempted to murder him a few weeks ago on Monday Night Football.  This has led Jay to be very vocal in the locker room this week, and here are the 5 things Jay was overheard saying... Read more »

5 Reasons to Love Jay Cutler

5 Reasons to Love Jay Cutler
Like us on Facebook Everyone hates Jay Cutler.  The only thing trendier than hating Jay Cutler is hating Kim Kardashian’s sham marriage to that dude who looks like the future.  Seriously, what race is Kris Humphries?  He’s from Minnesota, so he can’t be black. However, there are some of us Bears fans out there who... Read more »

Two Betting Anomalies at the Breeders' Cup Saturday, and Other Musings

Two Betting Anomalies at the Breeders' Cup Saturday, and Other Musings
Pictured: Stephanie’s Kitten winning the 2011 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf.  She raced her first career race  at Arlington Park on July 9th, 2011  After noticing the staggering payouts for the last two Daily Doubles ($1,181 and $2,535) at the Breeders’ Cup on Saturday, I decided to crunch some numbers- two sets of numbers in... Read more »
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Top 69 reasons to party with Loyal Divide at Empty Bottle tomorrow

Top 69 reasons to party with Loyal Divide at Empty Bottle tomorrow
Here’s the thing…69 is just funny.  So are doodies, whites with do-rags, and the “not gay” son on The Nanny.  Here’s a few reasons to show up and party down at Empty Bottle tomorrow, even though their cat is long gone (RIP Radley). 1.  Three years is a long time. It took three freaking years... Read more »