1. Last night I did my taxes with help from an undisclosed source. For legal reasons I can not mention his name. I went from owing $2,000 to being owed $740. No, he didn't cheat the system, I (actually the software I used) totally screwed up....

1. Monday was 24 night. No House. JoeJoe made guac with enough avacados! And chili. And green beans with onions. Dear 24, really? You can't just have a security guard, you just need to have a security guard with a wife pregnant with twins? Really? 2. Tonight...

OK, here's how Eric and I did on picking the top THIRTEEN of American Idol. (They decided on having 13 over 12 at the "last minute" which in other words means it was planned from the start.) ValEric Danny GokeyDanny Gokey Anoop Desai Anoop Desai Ricky Braddy Adam LambertAdam Lambert Jasmine Murray Jasmine...

Movies Wednesday night we went to Hollywood Boulevard because JoeJoe had won free ticket for eight. We saw The International because nothing else good was playing. The movie was about a couple of guys who went to a really cool museum for about ten minutes. Other...

My top 12 picks for American Idol (most of these have absolutely no reason behind them, because I don't remember any these people, but I had to pick people before anyone got kicked off! We were going to do this office pool, but it was...

1. After being way pissed off that the train I was just in time for was cancelled and that the next one was 5 and then 10 and then 20 minutes late, a group of young teenagers boarded the crowded train. If you've ever been...

1. I really should actually book my flight to DC instead of just putting the itinerary on hold every day. 2. Apparently Jeff would rather sleep with Lindsay than me and James would rather sleep with a dude. :-( 3. Do not let one random act of kindness blind...

So apparently Barack Obama was on Check, Please!. To those in Chicagoland, the full episode will air on WTTW twice on January 16th, again on the 18th and once more on January 20th, the day of Obama's inauguration. (For those not in Chicagoland, Check, Please! is...