Posts in category "Aging"

7 Things You Never Read in Obituaries but Should

<strong>"He was pretty much an A-hole to everyone"</strong><br><br> This would accurately describe like 20 people I know but I'll still never read it in an obituary.
I bet you interact with at least 10 annoying people everyday. They might be outright rude, or just inconsiderate. Maybe they’re painfully bad at their job and it grates on you. It’s possible a nearby service worker always gives you the same trite answer they think is so clever when you ask how they are... Read more »

Overly Botox'd Celebrities Crying: A Photo Gallery That may Make you cry....With Laughter

Seriously?
Admittedly, I don’t understand why people get botox, but I think it’s because they feel it makes them look more attractive.  So let’s look for signs of attractiveness in this photo gallery, and if we can’t find any, we will have to conclude that botox is stupid and counter-productive. In the meantime, please enjoy this... Read more »

10 Out of 10 Kids Love Snowstorms, and 10/10 Grown ups Hate Them. Does Hating Snow Make us old?

10 Out of 10 Kids Love Snowstorms, and 10/10 Grown ups Hate Them. Does Hating Snow Make us old?
Imagine you are in charge of spreading the word about a major snowstorm, and you’re tasked with informing two different groups (of roughly about 100 people) of the storm. Your first stop will be at a Fortune 500 insurance company, and the second will be an elementary school. Once all the insurance people shuffle into... Read more »
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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 »

8 Reasons I was Psyched to see Geraldo's Areolae in his Selfie

8 Reasons I was Psyched to see Geraldo's Areolae in his Selfie
I’ve always liked extremely stupid stuff and being psyched about seeing Geraldo’s areolae certainly continues that proud tradition. Don’t get me wrong- I despise things that are stupid. But extremely stupid stuff captivates me like how a tornado enthralls a storm-chaser, it’s destructive and scary but I crave the rush of its nearness. Not the... Read more »

Wait, So Kanye is now Yeezus? 12 Other Musicians who Changed Names

Wait, So Kanye is now Yeezus? 12 Other Musicians who Changed Names
Kanye West recently told a reporter that Kanye West was his slave name and that his new moniker, Yeezus, was his God name. As a fan of Kanye(‘s music), a few thoughts immediately came to mind. 1) Kanye is already a distinct name; is a new name really essential? 2) He goes out of his... Read more »
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7 Reasons Baby Boomers are the Worst Generation

7 Reasons Baby Boomers are the Worst Generation
Fact: Tom Brokaw was correct; the Greatest Generation of Americans was the generation that fought and sacrificed to win World War II, who would go on to build modern America after the war. Fact: Everyone hates Generation Y/Milennials or whatever they call kids aged 14-30. Fact: It was the Baby Boomers who, despite being raised... Read more »

Crosstown Classic Wrigleyville Photo Essay: You Could not cut the Apathy With a Samurai Sword

Crosstown Classic Wrigleyville Photo Essay: You Could not cut the Apathy With a Samurai Sword
Now that Dioner Navarro, of all people, is the current leader for Best Crosstown Classic game ever, it’s time to admit that marketing-firm-named Crosstown Classic has never been a classic and has lost just about all of it’s luster. I took a walk to Wrigley for today’s game- the last of the only four (though... Read more »

8 Moments I Realized I'm Getting Old By Age 33

8 Moments I Realized I'm Getting Old By Age 33
The other day I was at the Art Institute (as mentioned in 3A below) and had a flashbulb, “I’m old!” moment. For this 32 year old, it wasn’t my first, and certainly won’t be my last but I thought of a few other similar flashbulb moments I’ve had. 1. I used to think of alcohol... Read more »
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26 Things That Used to be Better, According to my Old Man

26 Things That Used to be Better, According to my Old Man
This is my father’s list, every single one except #18. Even though he thought up all the items and explained them to me when necessary, I did the writing. Whenever I could, I quoted my old man from a series of very-brief emails he sent me to explain a few on his list. I’ll be... Read more »