The Role of Nicknames in Bullying
"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."
- Eleanor Roosevelt
Nicknames can consume us, overwhelm us, and define us ... if we allow them to, and give them permission to do so. We can become the names and stories we tell ourselves, or allow ourselves to be told by others. These stories can eventually embody not only who we are, but also what we do and how we perceive ourselves...
Jan 5th, 2011
FiFi the Hat Lady. It’s a nickname that changed one woman’s life. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1ZO2-z30sY
Oct 18th, 2010
Lady Gaga was in Milwaukee for a concert – click here to see her Little Monsters.
Sep 22nd, 2010
Check out the latest video to see how a 1949 Cadillac in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, at Wayne’s Drive-In got its nickname.
Aug 25th, 2010
Captured some crazy new stories in August at Irish Fest 2010 in Milwaukee, including “Liam the Extra Large Leprechaun.” Enjoy!
Aug 1st, 2010
Really looking forward to the Green Bay Packers 2010 season so that I can get “Captain Cheese Ball” to tell me his Nickname story!
Jul 25th, 2010
My nickname is “Wheels”, acquired in senior year of high school when I was 17 in 1969 because I was the first in my group to have a car. Someone yelled out one day in school “Hey, Jim, do you have your wheels?” And it stuck, especially since I was an adventurous driver in my formative [...]
Jul 15th, 2010
Nickname Stories goes to Miller Park and asks fans what their nickname stories are
Jun 11th, 2010
I’m really not sure about the exact time my nick name piano legs started. I would say about 43 years ago. My parents started calling me piano legs. Naming and comparing me to their grand piano in the living room.! The antique piano as you can only imagine had very large and very strong legs [...]
May 25th, 2010
(Rocky is currently serving as a medic with the US Army in South Korea) I was always the tough chick. I broke my mother’s rib before I was born, by squeezing my foot in just the right spot and kicking. I was a fighter from the moment of conception, and some things just never change. [...]
Apr 25th, 2010
Route 66 or Woot 66? Yet another fun nickname story. Watch and hear how Carl got his nickname, and how it relates to his car, and the year he graduated from high school, all in one really great story! Enjoy!