Posts in category "YouTube"

1.21 jiggawatts of writing.

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ChicagoNow Blogapalooza-Hour 2013 – read them all HERE! Advice… advice… First of all, I’m putting on the Beatles. I feel like this is going to be a total vibe session, and nobody better to back it than my favorite music makers. Good. Advice is a funny thing. Sometimes you crave it, sometimes you loathe it.... Read more »

EOC spotlight on: Psalm One's #RealTalkTuesday

EOC spotlight on: Psalm One's #RealTalkTuesday
This time tomorrow you will have already read all about music writer David Drake of Pitchfork, Fader, the Tribune, and frankly, everywhere, in Jack M Silverstein’s latest Chicago journalism People With Passion interview. But right now, for Valentine’s Day, we want to highlight the weirdest, scariest, funniest, and, yikes, oddly-sexiest Valentine’s Day tribute video that... Read more »

YouTube and smart phones: the music journalist's new best friends

YouTube and smart phones: the music journalist's new best friends
On the night of Sunday, August 7, as the rain fell outside my window and the crowds at Lollapalooza dispersed, I was home editing an interview and flipping around online. I did not attend Lolla this year, but I was interested to see how the rain affected the performances. I remember the famous clip of Gavin... Read more »
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NBA lockout should increase appreciation of great sportswriting as well as the game

NBA lockout should increase appreciation of great sportswriting as well as the game
Any hopes of a 2011-12 NBA season are bordering on bleak. Very bleak. You know the owners and players are far from an agreement when NBA Player Association president Billy Hunter is telling a group of lawyers and judges that he would wager on the lockout wiping out the entire season. What’s made the thought... Read more »