One goal to unite them all – 2011 Favorites

Well, after tonight's bad loss to the Philadelphia Flyers - their third loss in the last four games - it seems my beloved Chicago Blackhawks have entered their annual January swoon. As usual, Patrick Kane was right in the middle of the action, for good and ill. With about 8 minutes left in the game, …

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2011 Music Favorites

All you grammar pedants can rest easy: I'm not about to try to delineate over two thousand items. I mean that colloquially, this is my favorite music from last year. (Why not call them "the best of..."? Well, I guess because I know these are just my opinions. Just because I liked these things doesn't …

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Today’s dose of awesome

It's December 30, so everybody and his brother and sister are offering "best of 2011" lists of all sorts. I too have thoughts on best album, best songs and best picture of the year. But right now I don't need to consider a year's worth of content. Just this evening, I saw two videos that …

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I can’t believe I have to write my own post on my birthday…

I love me some Jim Gaffigan. He's goofy, weird and endlessly funny. So to celebrate my 40th birthday today, I'm watching this birthday bit of his. I've seen this countless times and yet I still almost did a spit take with my coffee watching it this morning. Enjoy! (But you might want to put that …

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Laugh break w/How it Should Have Ended

I'm still compiling my reflections on last night's IL Forum to Combat Human Trafficking, so in the meantime, how about something lighthearted and funny? I discovered How it Should Have Ended thanks to a Jay Bakker tweet the other day. Needless to say, I've spent a good deal of time watching these videos, showing them …

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