The super perks of being a Super Bowl fan

The super perks of being a Super Bowl fan

Shortly after she completed five straight twice-a-day radiation treatments, my sister Kathy jumped on a plane and headed to Dallas for Super Bowl XLV. "I bonded with my nurses about it," she said. "I sent them a Super Bowl basket of fruit." That weekend, Kathy pulled on her Packers jersey (No. 77, of course) and [...]

That time Aaron Rodgers Angels-in-the-Outfielded us and we won the football game

That time Aaron Rodgers Angels-in-the-Outfielded us and we won the football game

On an afternoon in which Aaron Rodgers raised his powerful arms, flapped them like that cute Angels in the Outfield kid, and hushed a 78,000+ crowd, I thought about all the history that glorious stadium holds. "Shhhh," Number 12 said, and then gave us all a thumbs up when we did, "Let the magic of [...]

Don’t blame Ditka. Don’t blame Munn. (A post by Vinnie)

Don’t blame Ditka. Don’t blame Munn.  (A post by Vinnie)

Thirty-two days ago I began a journey into my first career outside of my native Wisconsin. I left the Badger State / America’s Dairyland / Heaven-On-Earth to be an employee of Cumulus Media’s four Chicago radio stations; 97.9 WLUP, 101.1 WKQX, 94.7 WLS-FM, and 890 WLS-AM. Already a fish out of water as a Wisconsinite in [...]