Monthly Archives: August 2007

Rob Zombie’s Halloween

It is time to discuss the elephant in the room. Heavy metal music and horror movie maven Rob Zombie has remade one of the greatest horror films of all time, John Carpenter‘s Halloween. Originally released in 1978, Halloween is the … Continue reading

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Chicago Bears season preview

With the Cubs World Series aspirations ostensibly dead as Bill Walsh, I think it is time for us (read: me) to look forward to the 07-08 NFL season, specifically to preview the Chicago football Bears. Bears training camp came to … Continue reading

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Recipe Collection: El Cid Chili

This recipe was given to me by someone else, so I want to say right off the bat that this is not my own and I am, in no way, trying to pass it off as my own. It is, … Continue reading

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Tell me wha-wha-wha-wha-what’s yo’ fantasy?

For the first time in 4 years, I am taking the plunge into fantasy sports. I signed up for a fantasy baseball league in 2003, and after about a month I was burnt out and didn’t check the roster again … Continue reading

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Cubs extend Carlos Zambrano

Well, big Jim Hendry finally managed to huff and puff his way through a contract extension for Cubs young ace Carlos Zambrano. Cubs.com says that it is a “five year contract with a sixth year vesting option,” and the first … Continue reading

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Something surprising from the Beastie Boys

I have long been indifferent towards New York City’s Jewish hip-hop magnates The Beastie Boys. I don’t dislike them, I don’t like them. In my world, they are just there. A respectable and moderately enjoyable troika of nerds with acceptable … Continue reading

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