Category: Awesome Pics

10 Best Baseball Seasons by a Player With a Jheri Curl

But before we get to the list, I had to present the Lifetime Achievement Award in the Medium of the Jheri Curl to Pascual Perez. The man has earned it. Thanks for you all you did, Pascual. <br><br> Ok, now on to the list.
Jheri! Jheri! Jheri! The rule for inclusion on this list is pretty easy: The player must have had a Jheri curl for most of that season as far as I could tell. To make this list a player needed to be in both his baseball prime and his plumage prime from about 1986-1989, when baseball... Read more »

Happy Anniversary, Kup League Champion ChicagoNow Dirt Angels

Curtis is good enough to lead off for the Kup winning team, and he's good enough to lead off my list with his Jordan-after-his-first-title pose. <br><br>

Game 1 vs. Chicago Reader <br><br>

My lead off song is I'm Going In by Lil Wayne and Drake. After starting off well at the plate and fielding a not bad shortstop, I liked my performance so far and my team's  chances and felt confident we were going in. <br>

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It was a exactly a week ago that we won the Kup, so I decided to chronicle our playoff run in song like I did when ChicagoNow won the 2012 AAJA Trivia Bowl. I feel like a rapper starting a mixtape with “this aint a diss track”.  For the record: this article is just for... Read more »

10 Reasons to Pronounce it "JIF", not "GIF"

10 Reasons to Pronounce it "JIF", not "GIF"
In 1987, a Compuserve programmer named Steve Wilhite invented the .GIF file compression format which allowed for color pictures to be sent over the internet much faster than previous compression techniques allowed for. Eventually the .JPEG format became more popular for picture file compression, but the .GIF has recently regained it’s popularity for its ability... Read more »

Best New Street Art in Chicago

Funny timing for all of this because I just got my signed limited edition by him back today from the frame shop after work. Not bad.
This beauty appears in an alley on the west wall of the new Urban Outfitters on the southside Diversey, just steps West of Clark. Graffiti watchers will also note that the Blagojevich Jailhouse Rock pose in an alley across the street was VERY recently painted over. One might wonder if the new piece across the... Read more »

Top 5 "Top _" Lists From Around the Web

We aren’t the only Jennies on the block singing this tune.  Check out some of our other favorites from around the web. 

Top 10 New Faces in Chicago Baseball

Cubs and White Sox pitchers and catchers report to spring training this week in Mesa and Glendale, Arizona. As with every new season there are plenty of new faces to get to know. Consider this your two minute primer. 

Top 5 Things We Learned From the Black Eyed Peas Halftime Show

Top 5 Things We Learned From the Black Eyed Peas Halftime Show
Black Eyed Peas, we get it, all things Tron were profitable this year. (I am new to Twitter, so follow me @DanTello1)

Top Snowverdramatic Reactions to The Blizzard of 2011

People getting really excited about the blizzard. I mean REALLY excited. OMG, I have been wanting a snow day for forever!!! So :)!!! Side prediction - The Blizzard Baby Boom is offset by the Post-Snowpocalypse Suicide Skyrocket.
Well the peak of the great Blizzard of 2011 is over. Chicagoans will now have to attempt to head back to the real world (like their jobs) and not spend all day on Twitter, Facebook and Craigslist Casual Encounters talking about how badass, awful, fun, scary the snow storm was. Let us look back at... Read more »

Top Cameos in a Movie, Pre-2000

Chamberlain slept with 40k women, Arnold slept with a needle in his butt. Wilt is a true player!
All of these are pre-2000 since it seems like there are so many cameos in current films. Back in my day cameos were an art form. I know you all got other good ones, so post them in the comments section.

Top 10 Ugliest Rockstars

When I stumbled across this photo it wasn't even a contest anymore. The Irish version of Tom Waits, MacGowan has a handful of memorable songs with The Pogues but the truly unforgettable thing is his "Smile". It's so awful it's actually not amusing, it's just sad, kind of like the Elephantman. A rare example of how loosing all your teeth can actually be a good thing. It takes some kind of self-loather to put a busted mug like that out there for the world to gasp at. So kudos to you sir; the Ugliest Rockstar ever.
It’s easy to point the finger. I don’t actually know any of the people on this list and I’ve never seen them in person but let’s face it. There’s a reason they all locked themselves in their rooms at a young age and “got into” music. They were ostracized losers from the beginning and most... Read more »