Archive for February 2012

GOP Nominee Odds if There is a Brokered Convention

GOP Nominee Odds if There is a Brokered Convention
In the past few weeks we keep hearing, “If Mitt Romney loses Michigan, I think we will see a brokered convention.” Which I would agree with if I knew what a  brokered convention was. It turns out that it isn’t all that complicated: When none of a party’s candidates (in this case, the Republican Party)... Read more »

Oscars 2012: A Selection of Grossly Uninformed Picks

“I’d like to tell the Academy to SCRAM!” Ask anyone who knows me and they’ll tell you I’m something of a film buff. Anything else they tell you is a damn lie (those cars were engulfed in flames when I borrowed them). So with the 84th Academy Awards just a few hours away, I thought... Read more »

Gino's East or Giordano's? Wrigley Field or Soldier Field? Google Results Declare Winners in 20 Chicago Rivalries

Gino's East or Giordano's? Wrigley Field or Soldier Field? Google Results Declare Winners in 20 Chicago Rivalries
We Chicagoans love to compare.  We will always  compare our city to New York, just like we’ll always debate  who serves  the best deep dish pizza and which side of town hosts the superior baseball team. I thought Google results could be one simple metric to declare a winner, and while I was a it... Read more »
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The Rules of the Jeremy Lin Drinking Game

The Rules of the Jeremy Lin Drinking Game
After the sports world was slapped time and time again across the face with Tebow-Mania, here at LTAM we did the only logical thing possible, create the Tim Tebow Drinking Game.  Now that God has once again teamed up with another professional athlete, we only had one option left; create the Jeremy Lin Drinking Game.  So courtesy... Read more »

8 Surefire Ways to get Dumped on Valentine's Day

8 Surefire Ways to get Dumped on Valentine's Day
This list pertains to those of you in a new, couple-months-old relationship and not our single or long-term relationship readers.  Because if you are single, you are going to dollar beer night and vulturing on the loneliest girl in the bar, and if you are in a long-term relationship, you’ve already survived the unrealistic roller-coaster ride... Read more »

6 Whitney Houston Storylines to Keep an Eye on

6 Whitney Houston Storylines to Keep an Eye on
We all know she died, and we all know she was “troubled” and by “troubled” I mean a recovering drug addict. So what’s next? 1. Countdown for Ray-J and Bobby Brown to try profit from this in 4…3…2… Bobby I can understand wanting to profit from this as  he and Whitney have a daughter together... Read more »
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5 Things We Learned from Madonna's Halftime Show

5 Things We Learned from Madonna's Halftime Show
Now that we’ve had a few days to marinate and reflect upon the halftime show that was surely produced by a 13-year-old with ADD, it’s time to discuss what we’ve learned.  And one of those things we learned, was that nobody can change overly elaborate, unnecessary costumes faster than Madonna. 5.  Oh… so that’s who... Read more »

11 Things I do as an Annoying Co-Worker

11 Things I do as an Annoying Co-Worker
Yo. I’m all your annoying co-workers combined into one. Allow me to break down a few of my go-to moves. 1. I Comment on your clothes before I say good morning. “Black riding boots with all black everything else? So how did tryouts go for  the movie role of ‘Member of Evil Equestrian Team’?”  Has... Read more »

Top 5 Puppy Bowl Storylines

It’s time once more for the biggest sporting event of the year involving baby dogs. The Puppy Bowl is here again and, if my wife is a proper barometer, America couldn’t be more excited, and also apparently wants me to stop leaving my dirty dishes in the sink. But whether you’re a diehard frolicking fan... Read more »
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Attainable New Year's Resolutions for the Rest of 2012

Okay, do over. So you’ve broken your New Year’s resolution. So what? Does that make you a bad person? No, not really. Unless your resolution was to be a good person. In which case, yes, it does, and you can go straight to hell. But buck up; everyone makes mistakes. Look at it this way:... Read more »