Posts tagged "Chicago Bears"

Trivial Sports Histories: Philly Eagles, Horrible Rappers

Trivial Sports Histories: Philly Eagles, Horrible Rappers
In the 1988 NFL season the Philadelphia Eagles and their coach, Buddy Ryan, were feeling a little cocky. Ryan, who was a former assistant of Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka, had come in just the year before. And coming off three very disappointing seasons following the Super Bowl era of Dick Vermeil, the Eagles were... Read more »

"Bear Down Chicago Bears" sounds like "Sit on my Face"

"Bear Down Chicago Bears" sounds like "Sit on my Face"
A couple of months ago during the off-season my insomnia got the best of me. When that happens and I’ve totally given up sleep I often hit YouTube to check out long lost favorites from my MTV childhood and other silly things. That day, a friend had sent me a photo of a toilet with... Read more »

Fun with Autocorrect and Sports Names

Fun with Autocorrect and Sports Names
In the spring I wrote about how Autocorrect, or “spellcheck” as the old school technophobe in me often calls it, has the habit of changing words with humorous effect. One popular website, “Damn you, Autocorrect” recounts numerous episodes of Autocorrect stepping in and changing harmless words to awkward ones, sometimes infusing sexual innuendo to a... Read more »
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Throwing Pics #8 : Baby Jay Cutler

Throwing Pics #8 : Baby Jay Cutler
So, if you didn’t know, football season is back. And the Chicago Bears return to the fold with a home opener this Sunday, September 11, at Soldier Field against the Atlanta Falcons. You can check it out on FOX at high noon. Last year there were a lot of complaints amongst all the enthusiasm about... Read more »

My Hobby: Hating the Dallas Cowboys

My Hobby: Hating the Dallas Cowboys
In the David Mamet film “State and Main”, Alec Baldwin plays a scummy movie star in his late 40s named Bob Berringer, who reminds himself constantly that “everyone has a hobby”. His hobby, while filming on location, is hooking up with local high school girls. I have a hobby that is less devious, less dirty,... Read more »