The State of Things.

Greetings! In lieu of making a post about cheap gift giving (I’m sure we’re all aware of the tricks), I’m going to blog something you can read to your conservative relatives around the dinner table this Christmas. It’s a bit long, so you could read it aloud on your train ride as well. Ignorant, horrible... Read more »

Dear Lizzie, Vete, Rosie, Kasey, Logan, Liam, Willow and Marie Alice.

*Note* I was not able to upload this until after the alloted time, but rest assured, this only took me 1/2 hour* Hey kids! Uncle Shawn here. My goal for the Chicago Now Blog-a-palooza, if I chose to accept it (and clearly I did) was to give advice to anyone, anything, at any point in... Read more »

The Broke Bachelor's Guide to Concerts

Tonight is theeeeee night my friends. Courtney Love is playing at the House of Blues at 6:30, which is the first time she’s been on a proper tour since, oh, 1998. To say I’m stoked is an understatement. She’s my childhood Rock Star. With that in mind, I thought I’d share some tips and tricks... Read more »
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The Broke Bachelor's Guide to the Man of Steel!

Alex Ross co-wrote and painted this. If you need convincing why you should purchase this title, just Google his name, and let your eyeballs do the rest.
First things first. Congratulations to Otterdink for leaving the best comment! She’ll be getting the 25th Anniversary edition of “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” on DVD/Blu-ray, as well as a copy of the novel “The Great Gatsby”! But that’s not all. A DVD/Blu-ray copy of “Oz the Great and Powerful” goes to whoever leaves the best... Read more »

The Broke Bachelor's Guide to Free Nico Vega.

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Free Nico Vega sounds like a political movement. All right everyone. I have a regular blog that will be posted in about a day or so (Holiday weekends=procrastination on all fronts), but in the meantime, here’s this: The record label of one of my favorite bands, Nico Vega, is giving away a prize pack that... Read more »

The Broke Bachelor's Guide to Fancy Dressing on the Fly

Welcome back! The subscriber who leaves the best caption for the picture below, in the comments section, will win the 25th Anniversary edition of “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” on DVD/Blu-ray, as well as a copy of the novel “The Great Gatsby”! A few weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to have been invited to two... Read more »
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Greetings and Salutations!

Isn’t it fun to live in the city? Craft beers are awesome! There are fun events every night of the week! I have ten dollars until Friday, and it’s Sunday! Let’s cut the shit. Living in Chicago is fantastic, but with taxes, ever increasing CTA fare, and Gail Simone putting out two new comics this... Read more »