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10 things that Republicans Taking Control of Congress Proves

10 things that Republicans Taking Control of Congress Proves
According to my childhood friends and parents (I’m from Oak Park), progress officially died on Tuesday. Here are the 10 things that the GOP unquestionably proved by retaking control of Congress. 1) That psycho guy on your news feed that blamed Obama for everything from trying to steal his machine gun while he was sleeping to the faux Ebola crisis was... Read more »

10 Things Jerks Do

10 Things Jerks Do
After writing this list and leaving this intro until the end, I’ve to come to realize I define a jerk as someone who is selfish, insecure and rude.   1. Jerks share their crap instead of quarantine it If you have a good day, you share your joy with others and hope to spread it... Read more »

12 Things That Have Never Been Said About Social Media

12 Things That Have Never Been Said About Social Media
1. I wish my friends would upload more pics of their food; I’m constantly wondering what it is they’re eating. 2. There is no doubt in my mind that YouTube commenter was popular in middle school. 3. What do you mean you “Opted out” of Facebook’s graph search? Why? 4. The best Tweets are vague... Read more »
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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 »

10 Phrases I Love That I Learned From Black People

10 Phrases I Love That I Learned From Black People
As a dude with a degree in Psychology, people interest me, and black people are no exception.   1. Omma do dis Translation: “I’m going to do this” I don’t really find myself saying, “I am going to do this”,  too often, but because it’s so fun to physically say aloud “omma do dis”, it’s... Read more »

Ten Ways to Get Respect You Don't Deserve

Ten Ways to Get Respect You Don't Deserve
In some circles, respect is worth more than money. Those circles are generally formed around a trashcan fire and the level of respect earned is directly proportionate to one’s ability to scrounge up a set of fish bones with which to comb his or her hair. But nevertheless, they do exist. Want that kind of... Read more »
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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 »

Ten Signs You're Too Old for Lollapalooza

Concert-going, or more specifically festival concert-going, is a young man’s (or woman’s) game. And alas, I am no longer a young man. Or woman—I’ve checked. I came to this conclusion during last year’s Lollapalooza while walking next to a fellow attendee who was on the phone with his mother, trying in vain to convince her... Read more »

Top 10 Signs Anti-Depressants may be Right for you

Top 10 Signs Anti-Depressants may be Right for you
Pharmaceutical companies think you might have a problem, and they are HUGE,  successful corporations, so they are probably right.  Since no one likes a loser, or helping out the little guy, I’m gonna help out the Big Guys at Big Pharma and help you evaluate yourself to see if anti-depressant drugs may be right for... Read more »
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10 Best Current Chicago Athletes

10 Best Current Chicago Athletes
“Like” us on Facebook Follow @andydisco   Self-explanatory. Let’s get right to it.