About two weeks ago I saw a documentary. It involved a pimp, jail time, whores, lots of heroine and most of all a broken heart. The documentary, “Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp,” lays out the life and times of one of the most notorious pimps in American history. It also showed me that through […]
The conversation about violence is exacerbating. Everyone, well almost everyone wants to solve the issue, but they just don’t know where to start. The people who are surrounded by rampant violence have no choice but to confront it; even if it’s by rushing to and from their homes. Others? Not so much. This post isn’t about solving […]
Photo: Sunset Parkerpix Creative Commons The world will never be the same after December 14th, 2012. On that fateful morning, a 20-year-old lunatic walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Before killing himself, he did the unthinkable. He killed 20 small children and 6 adults. Ever since the incident, people have been expressing […]
“It takes a long time to become a blue man, but the makeup goes on pretty quickly.- Scott Bishop, Blue Man Performer
My mom may be small, but boy does she have a lot of guts. Here’s a funny conversation about the time when she got mugged, and chased her thief. It was such an ordeal that legendary Sun-times Reporter Mike Royko wrote about her.