Posts tagged "History"

My Moment of Genius

My Moment of Genius
I can’t point to a lot of truly inspirational moments in my life.  Those times where a true epiphany occurred, that thunderbolt of inspiration, making all before it insignificant and all after it the groundbreaking path.  Sure, there was times when I had good ideas.  I’ve pursued some of those, let others fall to the... Read more »

The White Sox Are Making History! (Just not the way we wanted)

The White Sox Are Making History! (Just not the way we wanted)
History is a funny business.  Most of the time it revolves around the good times, the successes the triumphs, at least as far as popular history goes.  We aren’t particularly drawn to the mundane, the less heroic, history that demonstrates the middling to poor aspects of our past.  There is a reason Millard Fillmore isn’t... Read more »

Sort of Public Speaking Fears (Or Me and My Big Mouth)

Sort of Public Speaking Fears (Or Me and My Big Mouth)
Work got the best of me last week and my blog plans for the New Year hit a bit of a snag.  Even so I feel pretty good about my productivity and hope to get back on the hobby horse.  Just to recap: 2 for Chicago Now, 2 for Kaufmak in an ideal, crazy inspired... Read more »
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The Historical Case for Hypocrisy and Football

The Historical Case for Hypocrisy and Football
It isn’t Dan Bernstein’s fault that I don’t follow football much anymore.  My declining interest in the most popular sport in the United States has been going on for some time, probably for the last ten years.  I’ve talked about that at various points around the blogs and at some point I think one humungous... Read more »