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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 »

How Well Do you Know The Lyrics of These Christmas Classics?

How Well Do you Know The Lyrics of These Christmas Classics?
A few disclaimers here. These songs just happen to be my favorites, so that’s why they are on here. I’m not claiming they are comprehensively the best or I have good taste or anything like that, I just went with what I knew. You might notice I’ve been heavily influenced by the Time Life Treasury... 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 »
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Top 6 Must See Artists at Electric Forest 2012

1. PAPADOSIO: Papadosio is a five piece electronic rock band cultivating conscious music that purposely defies genre classification. Their music attempts to create an inspirational environment for progress and positivity.For the past 5 years, Papadosio has been creating conscious, mind expanding dance music that purposely defies classification. In an attempt to create an inspirational environment for progressive and positive thinking, this year of 2012 will see the addition of some very exciting and integral means of expressing their artistic message. Papadosio asks that everyone reevaluate the role of music and take a less nostalgic view of what has been and a more enthusiastic view of what is and what could be. As the year unfolds Papadosio encourages fans to come with open ears, minds, and hearts, and help them wake the world.
(“Like” us on Facebook) The music line-up, experience, culture and environment of electric forest is nothing but magnificent. I wanted to point out a few truly notable artists that may be easy to miss throughout your magical weekend! The artists below are some of the best up and coming artists I’ve recently discovered in 2012.... Read more »

10 Ways to Avoid a Physical Altercation

If you’re like me, then one of your least favorite activities is a physical beat-down. And if you’re also like me, all of your Star Wars wristwatches and Pacman T-shirts make you a common target for them. Rather than flee (and risk spilling a fresh Big Gulp), here are a few time-tested ways to avoid... Read more »

25 Best Baseball Mullets

25 Best Baseball Mullets
You might look at these 25 men and think that they’re all business. But a simple swing around to the back and you’ll see that they like to party, too. Having already talked about some of the finest facial hair in the business a few weeks back, it would be negligent for us to ignore... Read more »
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Tips &amp; Tricks For A Successful NCAA Tournament Bracket

March Madness is upon us! And that means it’s time to blow off hours at work, watch buzzer beaters and of course fill out a bracket (or three). The art of predicting the winners of the NCAA Tournament can be far easier with a little research and thought. Here are some tips we’ve found essential... 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 Biggest Oscar Upsets of All-Time

There seems to be about one of these every three years. We dug through the archives and came up with the 10 biggest shockers by our estimation. Wonder if we’ll see another head-scratcher this Sunday?
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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.