What can I do in my car while I am stuck in traffic? I am considering getting XM satellite radio. ($250 investment + $10/month), a DVD/GPS system (Requires $ up the wazoo), a new in-dash CD player that can play MP3s ($400), a hard-drive based MP3 system for the car ($600) or just sucking it … Continue reading

I am sitting here, waiting for the traffic to subside. “Kennedy inbound from O’hare Airport to the Loop: 50 minutes” That means it’ll take me 90 minutes to go home. I’m getting hungry. Continue reading

This is the type of joke my nutty co-workers tell: “A pirate walks into a bar with a steering wheel sticking out of his crotch. The bartender asks him “hey pirate, why is that steering wheel sticking out of your crotch?” The pirate answers “Arrrrr…it drives me nuts!” Continue reading

Oh the angst of losing by less than 2.5 points in fantasy football! Why did Marshall Faulk have to go out with an injury so soon? I just want to thank God that this is the biggest problem in my life right now. Continue reading

The NASDAQ is at 1996 lows. I can tell you right now that this is the opposite of “irrational exuberance.” Without quoting any statistics I can confidently say that there is more value in the market right now than there was at the highest point of the NASDAQ in 1996. I am getting me some … Continue reading

Curse these spammers! I realized that most of my spam is sent to rain@… so I have decided to close that account and see if it goes away in a few months. I’ll let you know how the experiment turns out. Continue reading