Posts tagged chicago
“Flash Mob” Does Not Mean What WSJ Thinks It Means. The Wall Street Journal is noticing a rash of gang attacks in Chicago, gangs they have oddly labeled as “flash mobs,” though there doesn’t seem to be any instance of the gangs breaking out into a rendition of “Poker Face” before hitting you in the face with a bat.
“ For a moment you could feel the airplane moving under you and it ultimately became clear that we had moved pretty significantly because when we were evacuated from the airplane we could see that we had been lifted.”
Nearly five months ago, doctors didn’t expect 14-year-old Mario Palomares to live through the night….
Thursday Palomares whispered into his mother’s ear: ”I’m Ok.”
Then he told her he wanted to dance.
The teen gingerly rose from his wheel chair and grabbed his mother for a slow dance. Then he turned to a room full of nurses and began asking each of them to dance.
“Look at that smile,” one of the nurses said. “I remember when he couldn’t smile, now he’s got a big cheesy grin.”
If you need a cover story after watching that, you can tell folks you’re crying because of how the Yanks are playing right now.
“I’ve got this thing, and it’s ****ing golden”
Something to get you going on this scorching hot Tuesday morning - the Blago audio files’ greatest hits.
Live from Chicago, it’s the Cougar Convention
“‘Mature’ women from all over the country hit the Embassy Suites O’Hare Saturday night for the Cougar Convention. The event celebrated the woman who doesn’t let a little thing like age get in the way of her love life, and it turned out to be the perfect habitat for cougars and cubs to play in harmony.”
If, for whatever reason, you want to see more.
“ I was just frustrated… I hope they play the tape where I say I have a crush on you!”