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How to Pass the Time While You're Waiting for the Train: Ginger Spotting

How to Pass the Time While You're Waiting for the Train: Ginger Spotting
Y’all know what mullet hunting is, and y’all know how much waiting for the train sucks. It’s not like sitting down on the train, because it’s slightly more awkward to read a book on the platform, since you your hands aren’t free to punch the homeless person who tries to steal your iPhone. Yes, these... Read more »

Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth
A homeless guy I walk past on my way to work everyday will bow at me and say things like, “My sweet Queen Elizabeth, how doth thou today?” or something of the sort. I write him off, considering I’ve seen him do the same to nearly everyone who walks past, yet after reading this article,... Read more »

CTA Workers & Gingers make the Perfect Couples

CTA Workers & Gingers make the Perfect Couples
Or so my futuristic self thinks. Yesterday, as I was humbly trying to get through the gates at the Roosevelt station, I felt someone talking to me from behind. I turned and looked at him and realized three things: 1. He said, “Beautiful hair,” to me. 2. He was wearing a lime green vest that... Read more »
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Why do homeless men love redheads?

In the spirit of making this blog completely un-PC, here’s my rant on homeless men: Why do they love red hair so much? Is there something psychedelic about it when they’re strung out or malnourished? Is it because it’s unique and they feel they can relate? Is it because we are both considered part of... Read more »
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