Archive for October 2013

12 Suggestions for Dressing in Blackface This Halloween

12 Suggestions for Dressing in Blackface This Halloween
1. Is is it ok to dress up as a black person if I’m not black? -Yes 2. Is it ok to dress in blackface then? -No 3. But if I’m not in blackface how will they know who I am supposed to be? -Either from your clever costume ideas that do not involve skin... Read more »

How Jimmy Buffett and Master P. use the Same 11 Words Very Differently in Their Lyrics

How Jimmy Buffett and Master P. use the Same 11 Words Very Differently in Their Lyrics
While listening to, “Only Time Will Tell“, by Jimmy Buffett song, I was reminded of a Master P song called “Only Time Will Tell“, so I amused myself by singing the Master P verse to the music of the Buffett song. What made it funny to me, was how different these artists are and how... Read more »

30 Depressing Things About Turning 30

30 Depressing Things About Turning 30
A few years back our other writer (or “blogger” if you want to be a dick about it), T.R. Slyder, wrote a funny and great piece about the 30 good things about turning 30.  It’s uplifting, funny and a good read.  I suggest you read it immediately after this list makes you hate growing old… or just go read... Read more »
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Chicago Bluegrass: Q & A with The Grasstronauts Guitarist Lee Syrjanen

Chicago Bluegrass: Q & A with The Grasstronauts Guitarist Lee Syrjanen
It’s funny that the city of Chicago is actually a bluegrass-laden village of love.  Well, it always feels that way when you’re at a bluegrass show at least.  Everyone knows each other, at least for those hours, and everyone’s celebrating one mutual friend: the music, as we forget the day’s troubles and give into carefree... Read more »

The Best Sports Scenarios to Watch

The Best Sports Scenarios to Watch
What’s your favorite setup for a great sports moment? When a hockey team pulls their goalie?  Bottom of the 9th in a tie game? Game 7? Two free throws to tie the game with no time left? A field goal attempt with no time left? Here are mine.    Football: 4th and goal from the 1... Read more »

How I Became a Glory World Series Fan for Life in 2 Hours

How I Became a Glory World Series Fan for Life in 2 Hours
On Saturday night I walked into the Sears Center in Hoffman Estates to cover Glory 11, knowingly about Glory only what I read in about 2 hours of research that morning. I’ve been watching UFC fights and boxing for years, and I can even remember watching some K-1 fights a long time ago on ESPN2,... Read more »
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6 Best Amicable Breakup Songs

6 Best Amicable Breakup Songs
My favorite line of Woody Allen’s amicable breakup movie, Annie Hall, is his narration at the end that begins like this: Alvy Singer: [narrating] After that it got pretty late, and we both had to go, but it was great seeing Annie again. I… I realized what a terrific person she was, and… and how... Read more »

10 Bible Verses Violated by the Republican Party

10 Bible Verses Violated by the Republican Party
Please note this article is not another case of a Democrat insulting the Republican party and their religious members.  I don’t like either political party and I’ve lost hope in the current political system until major changes are made. While I’ve lost most  interest in national politics,  some things still catch my eye. But what... Read more »