Crime and the News

I wish the media could actually be trusted. The quote goes like this: "if don't watch the news, you're uninformed. If you do, you're misinformed." Unfortunately, everything has an agenda and it ruins any legitimate or trustworthy news. Whether it be far-right or far-left, they all suck. They're all pushing something. You can only trust ...

Baseball Fever

Between the Chicago Cubs, all the games on TV, watching highlights on MLB.com,  and watching college baseball, there's more than enough to go around. I'm currently watching Florida State take on Clemson as there are no MLB games on currently. With that said, sometimes, like most other sports, the college leagues are more fun to ...

Great Weather Short Lived

After two beautiful days of cloudless skies and 80-degree weather, Chicago decided to defecate on us once more by bringing heavy thunderstorms our way once again. Luckily, it hasn't been very humid but I you can feel it coming. Once storms are over, Chicago weather does one of two things: gets sunny with humidity so ...

Chicago’s “Low” Crime Rate 2018

So far in 2018, violent crime in Chicago is reportedly down. Well, not really. While homicides are down, those are about to skyrocket as the weather gets nicer. It's been too cold in Chicago. But, as all police and many citizens of Chicago know, once the weather gets nice, the bullets start flying. They've been ...

On a Tear

I wrote almost one thousand words today for FN and finished the chapter I'd been working on. They were good, purpose-driven, and story-pushing words. Typically, I'll write 200-500 words in a sitting because some days, it's difficult to come up with meaningful noteworthy stuff. But today, I was able to write 1000 words that seemed ...

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