March 28, 2014 |
With the baseball season approaching, Chicago fans have questions about the Cubs and White Sox. Are they "burning questions"? No. Not with these teams. Either or both could lose 100 games this year and it would be according to plan. Either or both could be sort of all right, like, third place in their respective divisions, and that would be "ahead of schedule. " Neither team will be wearing champagne goggles until at least 2015. That's why the Cubs and Sox have itching questions.
January 15, 2014 |
Why do women wear cleavage-baring shirts if you don't want us to stare at your breasts?--Want To Know Why do men write questions like this if you don't want me to make fun of you? OK, yes, sometimes women wear revealing clothing to stand out, get attention or for validation reasons. (Similarly, we imagine you're not wearing that Ed Hardy shirt for humanitarian reasons.) But staring at anything for more than a few seconds is just weird. Try it. Stare at somebody's baby with a blank expression for a minute and see if it doesn't earn you a...
November 23, 2013 |
PBS released a teaser for Season 3 of "Sherlock" on Saturday that answers one burning questions about the master detective: Sherlock lives! The 30-second clip shows Sherlock's grave, flashing to an upset Dr. Watson(Martin Freeman) before going to Sherlock (Benedict Cumberbatch) walking into a restaurant--without actually showing us his face. "Oh my," one woman in another room says before showing her phone to a friend. Then everyone in the room gets messages that say #SherlockLives, #SherlockHolmesAlive!
October 27, 2013 |
How will this year's Bulls team do with Derrick Rose back? Can the team make a leap into the "genuine contender" category, or will their style of play lead to more injuries at just the wrong time? Will the team make a trade or stand pat? These are the obvious burning questions and they are boring. I want answers to the itching questions nobody else is asking. 10. Why is coach Tom Thibodeau so cagey about his favorite composer? In an offseason interview with Grantland's Zach Lowe, classical music buff Thibodeau declined to answer a...
September 18, 2013 |
Where is my Ventra card? Chicago Card Plus users who received an email from the CTA and filled out the mailing information should be receiving their cards soon. The CTA said it will finish mailing these cards by the end of the week. About 50,000 registered Chicago Card riders will have their cards mailed out early next week. After mailing, it should take seven to 10 business days to arrive. I've been using disposable magnetic stripe cards. Where can I get a Ventra card?
July 18, 2013 |
**** (out of four) When Quentin Tarantino delivers a violent cartoon like (the highly entertaining) “Kill Bill: Vol. 1,” no one bats an eye. “Sure, chop off as many limbs as you want,” viewers think. “We're all just kidding around.” Yet when a filmmaker depicts the ugliness of brutal violence, people reject it. Starring Ryan Gosling in another collaboration with director Nicolas Winding Refn (“Drive,” 2011's best movie), “Only God Forgives” was widely loathed at the Cannes Film Festival.