Archive for December 2012

Jan 2, 2013 - Best Day To Set My Lifelong Resolutions

In the past, I have been known to step ahead of myself with setting my New Year’s resolutions.  I’d spend the entire week after Christmas contemplating what I was going to change, give up, or start. Over time, I became a person who jumped on “Resolution Bandwagons”; By February, I was back to doing the... Read more »

Next Time The World Ends: Don't Do This

Next Time The World Ends: Don't Do This
Psst.. It is the end of the world, again. I am sure there are people who fell for the nonsense kicking themselves for the choices they made pre-doomsday. Next time there is another end-of-world scare, you’ll be prepared so that you don’t look like a complete IDIOT! 5. Don’t Curse Out The People You Work... Read more »

27 People Dead, Mostly Children In Connecticut: The Evil That Plagues Us

27 People Dead, Mostly Children In Connecticut: The Evil That Plagues Us
My jaw dropped this morning when I saw news of the shootings in a Newtown, Connecticut elementary school. Many news outlets report 27 confirmed dead with a large number being children.  I am sick to my stomach thinking about the victims of this tragedy. I cry when I place myself in the shoes of the... Read more »
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Yes, We Should Exercise Our Right To Bear Arms Beyond The Four Walls.

Yes, We Should Exercise Our Right To Bear Arms Beyond The Four Walls.
People are on edge with the idea that Chicagoans can comfortably defend themselves legally with a firearm beyond the doors of their homes and/or businesses. I am a believer that a gun may be the difference between being a hostage  or scaring off an attacker. The argument has been that we need to concentrate on... Read more »

The Most Politically Incorrect Advertisements From The Past

Coffee Brings People Together! Well, not exactly by the strained look of, "OMG please don't let these black men shank and gang rape me."
A collection of the most offensive ads from times past.  Feel free to leave your comments in the section below and while you’re at it, follow me on Twitter @TheRealJoyRene   Yep! You’re welcome!

Overheard On The South Side: Holiday Style Quickie

“I just ordered my son a new iPad for Christmas.  That son-of-a-bitch is being sent back since he dropped out of school.”  -Chase Bank, 63rd & Western “The person I picked for Secret Santa is an asshole.  Can’t I just take a shit in the box?” -Name & Location WITHELD BY REQUEST “If I don’t... Read more »
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The Hell That Christmas Has Become: A South Sider Exclusive

The Hell That Christmas Has Become: A South Sider Exclusive
As the rest of the year fades behind us, we are at the mercy of the holidays. I know that Christmas isn’t what I remember it to be: Back then, my parents would tip-toe about as they placed gifts under the tree while my sister and I were sleeping. We woke up to some nicely... Read more »