Here’s another way to make me barf: ankle injuries. 

So I’m watching the San Antonio / Golden State game and in the 3rd quarter, San Antonio star Kawhi Leonard turned his ankle not once but twice and had to come out of the game.  Now, the story most people will be talking about is how the Warriors came back from 20+ points down to…

Go Pats! Super Bowl Memories and Prediction

In 1985 I sat in my grandparent’s basement and breathed in Pall Mall smoke with my drunk uncle and the rest of the family and watched the Patriots get destroyed in Super Bowl 20 by the Bears.  Honestly if the ’85 Bears were playing a game against Isis I would not know who to root…

Waiting for the Train: Episode 27

This week’s topics: Anthony Weiner The VMAs … here is Nicki Minaj, because we discussed her amazing dress: … but really our discussion was mostly about Alicia Keys and whether people need to calm down about her not wearing makeup: Jaelin and Briana White – those two crazy kids that couldn’t handle Chicago for 24 hours…

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Awesome Alert: Color Changing Sequin Shorts Exist

So apparently there is this company called Derby Kiss that makes shorts primarily for roller derby folks, and I have just been alerted to the fact that they make these really f***king cool color changing sequin shorts. (P.S. the music is terrible, watch without sound.) Now I am trying to figure out in what context…

Olympic Tongues!

We have a gallery of Olympic athletes sticking out their tongues courtesy of special tongue correspondent Bangs.  Bangs is not an official member of the staff, but she does go out of her way to critique Waiting for the Train (ALWAYS CONSTRUCTIVE) and she is a huge fan of the Olympics.  She plays volleyball irl. …

Waiting for the Train: Episode 24

This week we discuss how few f***s we give that Malia Obama might have smoked pot, whether it’s OK to make jokes about presidential assassinations, sexism at the Olympics, A-Rod’s retirement, and Delta Airlines’ dual f***-ups. Wife of a Bears' lineman wins a bronze medal today in Rio Olympics https://t.co/kwZoGY0xAX pic.twitter.com/VZrjOvr80h — Chicago Tribune (@chicagotribune)…

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Why Don’t I Have Olympic Fever?

So my friend Bangs was yelling at me for not watching Michael Phelps win all the medals last night and it WAS a cool story and yay for him but I am still meh. It feels so unAmerican to not go all ape balls about us winning things.  And I am genuinely overwhelmed by how…