Category: Random

Listening to Heart's "Barracuda" for my estranged sister's birthday

Today is my estranged sister’s 54th birthday. I’m not mentioning her name so I’m sure that mentioning her age won’t matter. Anyway, every year for her birthday, Heart’s “Barracuda” comes to my mind because that was her favorite rock group and song. She is probably not aware of this tidbit. She’s just a few years... Read more »

50% Off Support Group For Men at Goodman Theatre

50% Off Support Group For Men at Goodman Theatre
SUPPORT GROUP FOR MEN By Ellen Fairey, Directed by Kimberly Senior Goodman Theatre | 170 N Dearborn Jun 23 – July 29, 2018 50% off tickets now available when you use code AMBASSADOR16 Seating restrictions apply. Not valid on previously purchased tickets or in combination with other offers. Expires 7/29/2018. The world’s changing, bro. Every Thursday... Read more »

50% off Father Comes Home From The Wars at Goodman Theatre

50% off Father Comes Home From The Wars at Goodman Theatre
Get 50% off performances of FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS at Goodman Theatre using code (AMBASSADOR16) GoodmanTheatre.org/Father By Suzan-Lori Parks | Directed by Niegel Smith Goodman Theatre | 170 N Dearborn May 25 – Jun 24, 2018 50% off tickets now available! Seating restrictions apply. Not valid on previously purchased tickets or in combination... Read more »
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THE WOLVES now playing at Goodman Theatre for 50% off

THE WOLVES now playing at Goodman Theatre for 50% off
The Wolves is now playing at Goodman Theatre (Feb. 9-Mar. 11, 2018). Tickets start at $10 and there’s 50% off when you use promo code AMBASSADOR16 so you can’t beat that! Here’s a brief summary of The Wolves and why it’s a must see: From the safety of the suburbs, a girls soccer team navigates... Read more »

Thugs will not run me out of Chicago

Listen up thugs—the senseless shooting and other nonsense you’re committing across the city of Chicago is not enough to make me move to another state. Why? Because I was born and raised here and have lived here longer than any of you existed. No, I’m not bad Leroy Brown but let me explain. After living... Read more »

Million Dollar Listing's Fredrik Eklund is my new gay crush

Million Dollar Listing's Fredrik Eklund is my new gay crush
Fredrik Eklund of Bravo TV’s Million Dollar Listing New York is my newest gay crush. Fredrik is the adorable Swedish broker who, in my opinion, is the star of the show. Whenever his segment comes up, my eyes are glued to the screen. I love Fredrik not only because he is adorable, but because he... Read more »
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Soundgarden's lead singer Chris Cornell's unusual voice will be missed

Soundgarden's lead singer Chris Cornell's unusual voice will be missed
Nineties grunge rock group Soundgarden has lost one of its most influential singers to suicide: Chris Cornell (1965-2017). At age 52, it was reported that his death was due to hanging. Prior to this, Cornell suffered from depression and went through drug abuse over the years. One thing is for certain, his unusual voice will... Read more »

Steve Harvey's memo and Matthew Milam's version

This morning, I had the pleasure of reading fellow ChicagoNow blogger Matthew Milam’s My Attempt At Re-Writing Steve Harvey’s Memo. The majority of the country is in an uproar regarding Harvey’s stern and direct memo toward his staff. Many believe he could have been more kinder. Personally, I believe when you have to set boundaries,... Read more »

Jennifer Holliday punked out of Trump's inauguration

Jennifer Holliday punked out of Trump's inauguration
Come on Jennifer–really? What really changed your mind about singing at Trump’s inauguration on Friday? Ok, you mentioned some death threats. As a celeb, I’m sure that you are more than familiar about receiving hate mail over the years. I’m sure that you received mail that criticized you when you were heavy and when you... Read more »
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Today is the 1st time I blocked someone on Facebook

Today is the 1st time I blocked someone on Facebook
Today is the 1st time I’ve ever had to block someone on Facebook. Normally, I’m an easy going person, ignoring a lot of things. Today, however, was a different case. Was it a troll I had to block? No. Was it a pervert? No. It was someone who I believe had good intentions but for... Read more »