Occupy Wall Street: Failure upon Failure upon Failure upon Failure

Occupy Wall Street: Failure upon Failure upon Failure upon Failure
Anyone who has been watching the news lately, and anyone with even 1/4 of a brain, has been disgusted by the riotous, weed-driven frenzy that is the Occupy Wall Street Movement. Calling it a “Movement” is actually giving it too much credit, but if the word can be used for describing the purging of waste... Read more »

Meatwad's Inspirational Speech - A Little Post to Perk up your Day!

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“Listen to me, Randy. It doesn’t matter what you look like on the outside– whether you’re white or black or a sasquatch even– as long as you follow your dream, no matter how crazy or against the law it is, except for a sasquatch. If you’re a sasquatch, the rules are different.” Leave it to... Read more »

"I'm Just Waiting...for the Email from my Son saying he'll be home for Christmas"

"I'm Just Waiting...for the Email from my Son saying he'll be home for Christmas"
As I usually do on an average Friday in Suburban Chicago, I go book-shopping. I find nothing more thrilling than pillaging through stack after stack of books looking for those hidden treasures that may lie within: The first edition Gypsy Rose Lee memoir I’ve been searching for. The signed Hedda Hopper autobiography I’ve thought night... Read more »
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My Fear of Being Alone: A Personal Reflection

My Fear of Being Alone: A Personal Reflection
The rain poured on my head as I exited the M Building on the Campus of College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. The rain had been pouring a moderate volume for some time now, so the fallen autumn leaves were now soggy, wet and yielded under my feet. I looked to my right as... Read more »

Review: Stephen Sondheim's Follies at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Review: Stephen Sondheim's Follies at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
“Who’s that woman? That cheery, weary woman who’s dressing for yet one more spree? Each day I see her pass, in my looking-glass– Lord, Lord, Lord, that woman is me!” Within the timeframe of Follies, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim/book by James Goldman, we see many types of women, who all fit into certain... Read more »

This I Believe...On Becoming Fearless (and an explanation of absence from ChicagoNow as of late)

This I Believe...On Becoming Fearless (and an explanation of absence from ChicagoNow as of late)
(This is an essay I wrote recently for my Creative Nonfiction Writing class, which is incidentally the reason why I haven’t had much time to post on here lately. I have been so busy with school in general, that writing on here has becoming difficult. I will try to post whenever I can, but until... Read more »
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Why this nerdy Male LOVES Desperate Housewives!

Why this nerdy Male LOVES Desperate Housewives!
Simple words follow: It may seem odd that a man is obsessed with Desperate Housewives. IS it odd? Most people seem to not even want to talk about Desperate Housewives. It’s like a guilty pleasure we all seem to have, but never dare speak of. I have loved it for years. I believe the first... Read more »

September 11th, 2001 or "The people of the United States are unaware of the choice we face."

September 11th, 2001 or "The people of the United States are unaware of the choice we face."
“We…are in a position to raise our voices without such risks, even though we might incur the displeasure of those who are at present in charge. The people of the United States are unaware of the choice we face. And this only increases our responsibility in this matter.” Those lines from John Adams’ Opera Doctor... Read more »

Just Announced: "Beetlejuice" Sequel in the Works at Warner Bros. !

Just Announced: "Beetlejuice" Sequel in the Works at Warner Bros. !
“Barb, honey… we’re dead. I don’t think we have very much to worry about anymore.” Well, not to contradict Adam Maitland from Tim Burton’s original film Beetlejuice, but it looks like Warner Bros. is looking to resurrect the dead in a new planned sequel to Beetlejuice! According to Christopher Rosen at Moviefone, “On Tuesday, [it... Read more »
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Neanderthal Liberal Jimmy Hoffa Slanders and Attacks The Tea Party at Labor Day Obama Event

Neanderthal Liberal Jimmy Hoffa Slanders and Attacks The Tea Party at Labor Day Obama Event
Would anyone like another slice of Liberal-Hate Pie? Liberal lump Jimmy Hoffa is now attacking the Tea Party, according to Fox News: “Cranking up the anti-Tea Party rhetoric, Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa called on workers to ‘take these son-of-a-bitches out’ as he warmed up a crowd Monday in Detroit ahead of President Obama’s Labor Day... Read more »