Larry Lujack Saved My Life, Helped Me Graduate and Got Me My First Job

Larry Lujack Saved My Life, Helped Me Graduate and Got Me My First Job
If you knew me in high school, you knew that I wasn’t the most “motivated” of students.  I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life until my second semester senior year, which is cutting it kind of close. During that semester my high school started a new and “innovative” class for... Read more »

Charles Ramsey The Autotune!

Charles Ramsey The Autotune!
Yesterday (Tuesday May 7th, 2012) Charles Ramsey was just another guy sitting on his porch, “eating his McDonalds.” Today he is a world wide sensation for several reasons.  It was while Ramsey was sitting on his porch, he heard kicking and screaming from the neighbors house.  What Ramsey discovered was the kicking and screaming was... Read more »

Fired? Susannah Collins Should Never Have Been Hired- Here's Why.

Fired? Susannah Collins Should Never Have Been Hired- Here's Why.
There was a time that Chicago was a television market budding young journalists aspired to get to.  They had to work in smaller markets, honing their craft, learning the trade, then, only then, if they were lucky, they could come up to the bright lights of the big city and give it a shot. Cable... Read more »
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What’s the story behind Dave Savini’s Facebook Rant?

What’s the story behind Dave Savini’s Facebook Rant?
If you know Chicago news, then you know CBS-2’s Dave Savini is one of the top investigative journalists in the market. Savini is a Chicago guy, he has worked at CBS-2 since 2004, he is a father, an Emmy winner and generally known as one of the “good guys” in local media circles. He reports... Read more »

You Can Help Pick The Next Host Of "Check, Please!"

You Can Help Pick The Next Host Of "Check, Please!"
If you received the television version of a “Dear John” letter recently from the producers of the channel 11 show Check, Please!, you are not alone. Over 1000 people applied for the new host spot vacated by Alpana Singh and somehow executive producer David Manilow whittled it down to seventeen lucky finalists. The letter explains-... Read more »

Did Showtime's "Shameless" go too far with "Retard Nation" storyline?

Did Showtime's "Shameless" go too far with "Retard Nation" storyline?
The series Shameless on Showtime has always skirted the fine line of good taste, it’s the foundation of the show. However on Sundays episode they may have taken things too far.  Sheila played by Joan Cusak took her daughter Karen to a support group of people who have children with Down syndrome.  Karen has a... Read more »
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Monster Jam Rolls Into Chicago- We Have Free Tickets!

Monster Jam Rolls Into Chicago- We Have Free Tickets!
UPDATE- CONGRATULATIONS TO CHICAGO TOM, YOU ARE GOING TO MONSTER JAM!!! THANKS TO ALL OF YOU FOR LEAVING COMMENTS.  MAKE SURE TO KEEP CHECKING BACK TO DAVE-TV, WE WILL HAVE PLENTY MORE GIVE AWAYS!  THERE ARE STILL GOOD TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR THE SHOW. We have two free tickets to give away for Monster Jam on... Read more »

Attention Chicago "Cougars" TLC Wants to Put You On TV

Attention Chicago "Cougars" TLC Wants to Put You On TV
If you are a woman over 50 years old, with a great personality, lots of energy and looking for love with a much younger man, then TLC wants you to be on their new show Extreme Cougar Wives. The good news is that you can already be in a relationship with a much younger man and... Read more »

Jodie Foster’s Golden Globe Speech De-Coded

Jodie Foster’s Golden Globe Speech De-Coded
“ I am 50!” Is how Jodie Foster started her acceptance speech at for receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globe Awards Sunday night in Hollywood. From there it got weird quickly, or was it the most honest thing to be said in Hollywood in a long time. Foster stood on the... Read more »
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Psy Is Ready to Go "Nuts" in Super Bowl Ad.

Psy Is Ready to Go "Nuts" in Super Bowl Ad.
If you were thinking “hmmm, I haven’t seen enough of PSY and Gangnam Style.”  Then get ready to get even more of the South Korean sensation whose YouTube video has reached the 1.1 billion views (8.3 million coming from my 4 year old). Tuesday Psy wrapped shooting his first Super Bowl ad for Wonderful Pistachios.... Read more »
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