Archive for 2011

The 6 Best Sports Apologies of the Last Decade

The 6 Best Sports Apologies of the Last Decade
From a very young age we are conditioned to apologize. Any mindless kid can belch out the, “I’m sorry” that their parents demand.  Sadly, it’s far less common for adults to crouch down, look their kid in the eye and articulate WHY their behavior was wrong, HOW their selfish acts had consequences that resulted in... Read more »

Wisdom and defiance: the legacy of a beard

Our good friend, Emmett “Rudolpho Sanchez” Nelson, wrote a hilarious and brilliant take on Movember and the art of growing facial hair for Texas State-San Marcos’ newspaper, The University Sun.  The kind of piece that makes you reevaluate how you have been living your life.  Please enjoy and remember to always follow Emmett’s advise when... Read more »

10 Projects the Super Committee Oversaw in Chicago

10 Projects the Super Committee Oversaw in Chicago
As many of us know, the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, (better known as,  “The Super Committee”) was created on August 2nd, 2011. It’s goal was to reach a bipartisan agreement on how to rein in our rapidly expanding debt problem before our debt spirals out of control, causing us to default on loans,... Read more »
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8 Christmas Essentials That Heighten all 5 of Your Senses

8 Christmas Essentials That Heighten all 5 of Your Senses
After finishing my  list of essentials to get you in the Christmas spirit early this year, I realized that it catered to each of our five senses.  And now that I know that, I’m kinda tempted to stimulate all five at the same time with Christmas cheer and see what happens…. Anyway,  here are my... Read more »

8 Best Things About Participating in and Winning the 2011 AAJA- Chicago Trivia Bowl for ChicagoNow

8 Best Things About  Participating in and Winning the 2011 AAJA- Chicago Trivia Bowl for ChicagoNow
On Saturday I was lucky enough to be one member of eight to represent ChicagoNow in the AJAA Trivia Bowl. I had a blast and here is why.   1. Meeting Fellow Bloggers We don’t get many chances to meet one another so it’s always fun when we can. I knew Curtis and Exavier (both... Read more »

The 5 Rules of the Tim Tebow Drinking Game

The 5 Rules of the Tim Tebow Drinking Game
Just because Tebow is a religious man, doesn’t mean you have to be.   So next time you are struggling through the first 3 and 1/2 quarters of a boring Broncos game and waiting for that inevitable final drive when Tebow teams up with God to inexplicably score the winning touchdown, try out this drinking game... Read more »
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20 Holiday Travel Tips

In a way, holiday travel is a metaphor for the holidays in general. During both, you’ll often find yourself eating poorly, sitting closer than you’d like to talkative drunks and falling asleep in uncomfortable seated positions. As you prepare to get on your way, be ready to hear the stories typical of this time of... Read more »

Jerry Sandusky Love Child Investigation: Is he the Lovechild of Mel Brooks and Wallace?

Jerry Sandusky Love Child Investigation: Is he the Lovechild of Mel Brooks and Wallace?
Is Jerry Sandusky the lovechild of Mel Brooks and Wallace from Wallace and Gromit? There is certainly enough photographic evidence to build a case. You decide.    +     =

5 Rumored Locker Room Comments Made By Jay Cutler

5 Rumored Locker Room Comments Made By Jay Cutler
After Cutler’s domination of the dog killing Eagles, he has now turned his attention and confidence to Detroit, the same team that attempted to murder him a few weeks ago on Monday Night Football.  This has led Jay to be very vocal in the locker room this week, and here are the 5 things Jay was overheard saying... Read more »
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5 Reasons to Love Jay Cutler

5 Reasons to Love Jay Cutler
Like us on Facebook Everyone hates Jay Cutler.  The only thing trendier than hating Jay Cutler is hating Kim Kardashian’s sham marriage to that dude who looks like the future.  Seriously, what race is Kris Humphries?  He’s from Minnesota, so he can’t be black. However, there are some of us Bears fans out there who... Read more »