Archive for 2012

8 Essential Election Night Questions Answered

8 Essential Election Night Questions Answered
1. Will CNN use overly elaborate technology? Well, duh. Sure some of it is super cool and useful  but at least 10% is just the tech version of gilding the lily. The better questions are: Will they let Wolf Blitzer touch any of it, Will John King be the only one who can use it... Read more »

Cheap, Easy and Punny Last-Minute Celebrity Halloween Costumes

Cheap, Easy and Punny Last-Minute Celebrity Halloween Costumes
You didn’t think you were gonna dress up for Halloween, but you just realized you have to.  Unfortunately, not only is there no time to buy a legit costume, there isn’t even enough time to THINK of a cool costume idea and the last look you want to pull off is the look that says,... Read more »

8 Animals Whose Gender We Assume

8 Animals Whose Gender We Assume
It’s an involuntary human reflex to see a big, lumbering, drooling Bull Mastiff, and assume it’s a dude. The same goes for Yaks too. Here are a few others animals that we arbitrarily assign to a certain gender. Tyrannosaurus Rex Gender you assume: Male (especially after you see how they ate Triceratops) What no one... Read more »
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The 3 Predictable Ways Your Friends and Co-Workers Describe Their Week

The 3 Predictable Ways Your Friends and Co-Workers Describe Their Week
Do you ever wonder why you bother with some perfunctory, regularly-occurring conversations? For instance, it’s Friday which means that small talk in offices all over the globe will go almost exactly like this: Person 1: I am glad it’s Friday. Person 2: Oh I know, me too. On its face, that conversation seems pretty open-ended,... Read more »

Top 11 Celebrity Porn Names

Johnny Deep
If the headline didn’t give it away, this is a dirty list. If you think you might be offended, you will be. In other words, you are TOTALLY welcome, everyone else!! Woo-hoo!

Ten Ways to Make the Presidential Debate More Interesting

It’s time for the first presidential debate of the 2012 election and excitement couldn’t be higher. Not that it’s high by any means, but the current level is probably the ceiling. Maybe everyone’s forgetting about all of the great things that go along with a presidential debate. The podiums! The somewhat familiar looking moderators! The... Read more »
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Political Lookalikes and Celebrity Love Child Investigation

7. Florence Henderson and Hillary Clinton
In August, Lists That Actually Matter’s Dan Tello chronicled the Top 6 Politician/Celebrity Lookalikes, and he was right. Science has show those are the top 6, but I think I found 7 through 9. In addition to that are 4  Love Child Investigations, where I theorize about the actual parents of current political figures. Trust... Read more »

5 Ways CPS Students Can Be Productive During The CTU Strike

5 Ways CPS Students Can Be Productive During The CTU Strike
Since Chicago isn’t a wealthy city like say, East Saint Louis, IL;  Gary, Indiana or Compton we can’t afford to educate our kids. Maybe if our sales tax were the highest in the nation we could afford such a pie-in-the-sky dream. But that is looking upon the hole and not upon the doughnut. I’m actually... Read more »

What I Learned at North Coast: 5 Moves Every DJ Makes

What I Learned at North Coast: 5 Moves Every DJ Makes
Over Labor Day weekend I luxuriated in the VIP of the North Coast Music Festival thanks to my press pass. One of the perks was access to the VIP section in the crowd for every stage. You can see it on the map displayed here– it’s basically the front left (if you’re standing on the... Read more »
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Someone Tell This Guy About Clint Eastwood's RNC Speech

Someone Tell This Guy About Clint Eastwood's RNC Speech
        I will gladly take Clint Eastwood’s RNC speech/stinkbomb as an excuse to post the video below from Crocodile Dundee II that references him.