19 Aug 2017

TLC’s ‘The Spouse House’ Ep. 6: It’s All Indecision This Week

Engagement Ceremony It’s been five weeks since the contestants entered the Spouse House, and so far we’ve seen only one marriage.  Episode 6 picks up where episode 5 left off—with Missy’s announcement that she’s leaving the house.  Still convinced she will marry Chris, she dangles the possibility of his leaving with her.  He takes a…

White supremacy is stupid.
16 Aug 2017

Three Chicagoans Arrested After ‘Antifa’ Protest Outside Courthouse

(Thank you to the kind individual who pointed out my error in referring to the anti-fascist protesters as anti-white supremacy protesters.  They were ‘antifa’ protesters who happened to be protesting white supremacy.) When you hear the phrase ‘white supremacy’, what’s the first image that comes to mind?  Here in the good ol’ U. S. of…

Tom and Ashley Lauren from TLC;s 'The Spouse House'
12 Aug 2017

‘The Spouse House’ Episode 5: Messing With Imperfection

In episode 5 of TLC’s The Spouse House, shit starts getting real.  Last week saw Danny and Naya married, the first couple to do so.  To say it arrived with a wake-up call would be an understatement.  The contestants are feeling the pressure more than ever as they realize just how close they are to…

26 Dec 2015

MiFlight: Avoid Airport Aggravation!

How long is the airport security line? Every flyer wants to know. The answer is here. And we're all part of the solution.




29 Jul 2017

‘The Spouse House’ Episode 3: Mock-Matrimony

Disclaimer: For those who don’t know Ashley is a contestant on TLC’s Spouse House. I personally do not know the show’s outcome or any secrets or spoilers, I’m simply watching along with all of you and providing an episode re-cap and some personal opinion. Be sure to watch Spouse House on TLC, Sundays at 10/9pm…

'The Spouse House' Season 1 cast photo
16 Jul 2017

5 Reasons To Watch ‘Spouse House’ On TLC

The Cast of TLC’s ‘Spouse House’ Photo courtesy of: usmagazine.com Spouse House is a new reality dating TV show on TLC, first aired last Sunday.  Is it merely another in America’s long-term love-affair with all things ‘reality’?  It’s hard to say—after all, there’s only been one episode.  But from what I’ve…

17 Jan 2017

Giving Tuesday – Two Lovers on the Run

In honor of Giving Tuesday, Kinda Kind will feature one fundraiser every week. To submit a fundraiser, GoFundMe, Generosity, etc., do so at the Community Forum. All valid will be published, and one will be featured. This week’s is: Two Lovers on the Run Since November, David and Christine have been terrorized and victimized by someone driving a…

02 Jan 2017

Chicago Teens Will Now Have Free Entry to Art Institute of Chicago

This rules! Thanks to a University of Chicago alumnus and his wife, Chicago teens can now visit the Art Institute of Chicago FOR FREE for at least the next 25 years. The gift comes courtesy of Glenn and Claire Swogger of the Redbud Foundation, a Topeka-based nonprofit, who wanted to open the Art Institute’s doors…