Posts tagged "humor"

Why a Die-Hard Chicago Sports Guy cannot be out of town this time of year

We had escaped the miserable Chicago winter – retreating to our tropical paradise – sun, sand, sea and fun. Living the dream. So WHY was my Die-Hard Sports Guy having bouts of periodic gloominess and anxiety? Answer: We were in the middle of the “High Sports Season”, Bulls and Blackhawks in the playoffs and the... Read more »

Balls: Overly Deflated or Under Inflated? What's Your Take on DeflateGate?

An intense major drama has exploded in the NFL: It’s DeflateGate, and yesterday afternoon I inadvertently got sucked into it. The New England Patriots are under fire and there’s some ‘splainin’ to do. So crazy ridiculous. I had heard some news blips about the New England Patriots and their football deflating shenanigans – but really... Read more »

Marc Strickland the Chicago Cubs' Team Psychologist Has Been Let Go -Three Ideas to Fill the Shrink Void

`The Chicago Cubs’ team psychologist, Marc Strickland, is history. As one might surmise the Cubs are most likely an emotionally vulnerable group – bearing the burden of 106 years of failure to win a World Series. The 2014 baseball season is days away and the powers that be need to think out of the box... Read more »
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Carmelo Anthony Playing for the Bulls and Bringing his Wife La La to Chicago: Why This Is On My Wish List

I confess that I know nothing about Carmelo Anthony who currently plays basketball for the New York Knicks. In fact, I know nothing about the upcoming NBA trades or who might be going where. However, I was recently skimming through the serious analysis of the Bull’s trade scenario as related by a fellow blogger (Chicago... Read more »

Size Does Matter When Watching the Super Bowl: The More Inches the Better

A few weeks ago: The big TV had finally died and My Sports Guy was ecstatic. He had been campaigning for Bigger/Better/More Inches for some time now. A trip to the Mega Electronics store revealed a ridiculous amount of choices, including all levels of “smartness” i.e. built-in internet capabilities, features, bells and whistles galore. In... Read more »

Week 11: Diary of a Mad Fantasy Football Player - My Team "Mad Men" Takes the Lead

Yes, I am MAD…mad, crazy, insane and obsessed with Mad Men – my fantasy football team. Mad Men stands alone in the Number One slot of my NFL fantasy football league. Hallelujah, Hallelujah. First of all, let me throw this out…I know that no one cares one measly scrap about this in a world where... Read more »
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Cheese Grater Hats, Wine Bras, and Plastic Totebags for Soldier Field: Must Have Football Accessories

The Cheese Grater Hat has arrived. In response to the always fashionable Cheesehead Chapeaux (a large wedge of foam cheese proudly worn on the heads of scores of Green Bay Packer fans), rival Bears fans have been spotted as Cheese GraterHeads. This visual is self explanatory and hysterical one-upmanship. Last night we were watching the... Read more »

Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari Guest Star In TV Show "The League" - Is There A Future Career Change For The Jayster?

I recently tricked My Sports Guy into watching a TV show, “The League” by telling him that it was a show about Jay Cutler. Jay Cutler and wife, Kristin Cavallari were guests stars, but it was actually a sitcom about a group of friends that play fantasy football. (My Guy is not a sitcom fan.)... Read more »

Bear Down Chicago Bears and The Emmys: Attempting to Juggle a Sunday Night Dilemma

Sunday Fun Day. Chicago is 2-0 and Bears fever for NFL Game 3 actually started the minute after last week’s win over the Minnesota Vikings. Now, at some point during the week, I realized that Da Bears have the 7:30pm Sunday night slot against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Also, at some point during the week, I... Read more »
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Bobbleheads and Baseball Equal Money in the Bank: Note to the Ricketts Once Again

Who doesn’t love, love, love a bobblehead doll? Big heads on tiny toy bodies. Boing, boing, bobble, bobble. Apparently everyone loves them. So, after reading a very informative article on this phenomena – I will once again – pass on this inside scoop (yes, more absolutely free marketing advice) from yours truly to the down... Read more »