Archive for October 2013

Trayvon Martin As A Halloween Costume

Trayvon Martin As A Halloween Costume
Saturday night on Twitter I ran across the picture to the left. The tandem costume, complete with blackface, portrayed Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman as a part of Greg Cimeno (Zimmerman) and William Filene’s (Martin) Halloween festivities. Until several hours ago, it was also Mr. Cimeno’s profile picture. Clearly he was very excited to show... Read more »

I Owe The CTA An Apology: The Red Line Is Amazing

The main entrance to the 63rd Street red line station.
I was not happy about the five month shutdown of the south branch of the red line. Specifically, I wasn’t happy about the way the decision was reached with zero input from the communities the shutdown affected. That foolishness still chaps my hide. Related Posts: The CTA’s  South Side Problem The CTA’s South Side Problem: ... Read more »

Uninsured, Unemployed & Obamacare: Don't Lose Your ID or Password

After a few attempts, I finally setup an account on Now I had to go back in and fill out an online application.  As we all know, that hasn’t been the easiest thing to do. Heavy traffic and technical problems have beset this roll out literally from day one so I gave it a... Read more »

Adventures in Oral Therapy: The Masque Challenge

I’ve been trying to get women to open up (literally) and help me with an experiment regarding blow jobs but its been rather challenging. For all of the talk in our culture about blow jobs, you would think I would have been able to find willing participants to help me out with the Masque taste... Read more »

Unemployed, Uninsured & Obamacare: 3rd Try Is The Charm

After two tries to create an account on last Thursday (10/3), the third try on Sunday (10/6) proved to be the charm. I was asked to create a Marketplace account at 10:25 PM (CST)   Everything seemed pretty standard.  Create a username and password.  So far, so good.  No timeouts.   The typical security... Read more »

Unemployed, Uninsured & Obamacare: My 1st and 2nd Tries

Last Thursday evening I started the process to secure health insurance on for coverage under the Affordable Care Act (or Obamacare).  This is a timeline of what happened. Related Post:  The Unemployed, The Uninsured and Obamacare Uninsured, Unemployed & Obamacare:  3rd Try Is The Charm Uninsured, Unemployed & Obamacare:  Don’t Lose Your ID or... Read more »