The Full Chicago Sporting Event Experience

We here at MojoFiction celebrated our 40th birthday on Friday night by crying ourselves to sleep because we are now old. But we also celebrated by taking in a Chicago Bulls basketball game on Saturday night. Instead of attending the game with our good friend Mr. Jack N. Coke (along with some regular friends, probably),... Continue Reading →

Night at the [Field] Museum

We here at MojoFiction delivered a sweet Christmas present this holiday season when we presented our son with tickets to an overnight at the Field Museum of Natural History here in Chicago, an event for kids age 6-12 and their guardians.  Last Friday we had to deliver on those tickets, which, it never occurred to us, was... Continue Reading →

How to Survive the Holidays

It’s been a long week since this whole thing began last Tuesday. We haven’t even had time to get to this until today. It all started with the lighting of the Christmas tree in Daley Plaza here in Chicago. They lit it two days before Thanksgiving, leading us to believe that Thanksgiving had been cancelled... Continue Reading →

CHICAGO IN A GLASS

Normally, we here at MojoFiction celebrate everything it means to be a guy in today’s “it’s a war on women” world, including (but not limited to), power tools, fatherhood, sports, being a good father while losing to your son at sports, and wondering aloud why the line is so long as Starbuck’s when all we want... Continue Reading →

Nature Trail of DOOM!

Weird Al Yankovic once recorded a song called "Nature Trail to Hell", a tune about a fictional movie about a group of Cub Scouts going for a hike who are terrorized by over-protective parents who think their kid clearly would have sold more popcorn if the neighbor's brat hadn’t gone to every house in the... Continue Reading →

Dog: Perro

I was born in the town of Pueblo in the great state of Colorado. My childhood house was on East 19th Street, though I can’t remember the exact address, so I’ll just assume it was the best house on the block. Across the street, a huge park ran the length of the block, with highway... Continue Reading →

MOJOFICTION VS. ZOMBIES!

We gave the staff here at MojoFiction an informal poll in an effort to find out why we keep doing these things to ourselves. The only answer we could come up with was some kind of pre-midlife crisis (we’re not 40 yet…). Here was the pole question: Why does MojoFiction keep doing this to himself?... Continue Reading →

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