May 17, 2012 |
The NATO summit is almost upon us. And while leaders from all over the world will huddle in McCormick Place, solving the world's problems, I am most excited about something that will be happening outside the convention center: On Sunday, first lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to lead spouses of NATO dignitaries on a tour of the Gary Comer Youth Center on the South Side. I was, frankly, surprised - yet pleased - to hear Obama is planning to show off my side of Chicago. The only problem: They're visiting only one place, when there's so much more the South Side can offer.
November 11, 2012 |
Now that the 2012 election is over, Fox News is licking its wounds, and our radical, socialist, Islamic, ineffectual tyrant president has won a historic second term, I have one suggestion for Illinois Democrats: Start printing the "Draft Michelle Obama" T-shirts now. Standing with my pit stains and aching back at McCormick Place on Tuesday night, it struck me that the loudest applause line from President Obama's terrific speech was the shout-out to...
March 14, 2012 |
Can't we just elect Bill Pullman as president already? The former movie prez was confirmed last month to be starring on NBC's "1600 Penn," a comedy about a wacky first family, and now, Jenna Elfman will be playing his wife, deadline.com reports. While we're still unsure about this pairing, we definitely have some strong feelings about other fictional White House residents. See how we cast our votes. email@example.com | @redeyedana Martin Sheen and Stockard Channing "The West Wing" President Bartlet...
October 14, 2013 |
(Via Ring of Honor Wrestling) The First Lady of ROH Maria Kanellis will be making a brief appearance THIS Monday night at The Squared Circle restaurant in Chicago, IL for a special Meet & Greet with the fans who happen to stop by! Follow @MariaLKanellis on Twitter to find out what time she will be arriving. The Squared Circle is a wrestling-themed restaurant and bar owned by one of the most acclaimed female wrestlers in history, Lisa Varon (AKA TNA Knockout "Tara" and WWE Diva "Victoria")
July 7, 2013 |
The stars of Ring of Honor (ROH) are returning to the Chicago area and today we have special guest blogger in Maria Kanellis - AKA "The First Lady" of ROH: Next week in at 115 Bourbon Street in Chicago , Ring of Honor wrestlers will have the chance to let it all hang out - literally - at “A Night of Hoopla.” This is the first event of its kind for Ring of Honor and is guaranteed to be a wild night of pro wrestling full...
July 31, 2013 |
Want to eat lunch with Hillary Clinton? Here's how. Sort of. Clinton, the former first lady and secretary of state, will serve as the keynote speaker at Chicago House's 5th Annual Speaker Series Luncheon on Sept. 18. Guests will enjoy a three-course lunch and hear remarks from Clinton alongside Chicago House CEO Stan Sloan at Chicago Hilton's international ballroom from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Organizers expect more than 1,200 attendees. For more information on tickets, visit www.chicagohouse.org.