Archive for February 2014

Happy Donna Day to You!

Happy Donna Day to You!
A couple years ago, a fellow ChicagoNow blogger posted a series called “Donna’s Cancer Story.” In it, she chronicled the 31 month struggle that her 4-year old daughter ultimately lost against cancer. Each day for a month, Mary Tyler Mom shared another month of her daughter Donna’s fight. Each day at work, I read that... Read more »

Does Avicii sing? The answer isn't as obvious as you would think

“I’m very happy that I have the chance to earn the respect of new fans with both my lyrics and my voice. A friend of mine told me he had to educate his coworker whom he overheard complimenting Avicii’s voice. He leaned over and said, ‘That’s not actually Avicii singing, that’s Aloe Blacc.'” – Aloe... Read more »

A "lesbian" duo performs during the Sochi opening ceremony. Huh?

A "lesbian" duo performs during the Sochi opening ceremony.  Huh?
I’m finding the Olympics so confusing.  Are we supposed to be supportive of Russia and not make fun of the opening ceremony?  I was starting to get mad that people were mocking the mistakes and gaudiness until I remembered that the Russians are also killing dogs and the drinking water is yellow and they aren’t... Read more »