Ahh, the dreaded winter weather traffic mash up.
I was a part of this video B-roll holiday staple today when I drove home from frigid Chicago to snowy Grand Rapids in a five-hour drive that usually takes three. Seriously, I'd forgotten just how powerful that lake-effect snow can be.
Anyway. Moving on.
Here's some links to peruse while you wait for that Bears-Packers tilt at balmy Soldier Field.
The Russian town of Oymyakon braces for record-breaking cold temperatures. We're talking like 90 degrees below zero. (Associated Content)
Things not to ask a press conference: Do you wish your daughter would have married a better defensive coordinator. Rob Parker missed that memo. (FanHouse)
Porn actor Jack Venice sentenced to life in prison for rape of Washington State University. (Seattle Times)
Tyna Robertson, the mother of Brian Urlacher's child, arrested. (Sun-Times)
Sports Guy's year in review. (Deadspin)