Posts tagged "Fake Shore Drive"

A list that actually matters: Jay-Z's Top 100 songs

A list that actually matters: Jay-Z's Top 100 songs
I got my start at ChicagoNow with Lists That Actually Matter, a sweet little outfit that challenges itself to sustain a readership based solely on list-making, which at the time of the blog’s inception in 2010 was a well-known lazy staple of online journalism. (My favorites? “11 Overused Phrases Dumb People Say,” the “10 Signs... Read more »

How to follow the music scene in Chicago: an introduction

How to follow the music scene in Chicago: an introduction
Following music in Chicago is like going to Vegas: if you don’t find your niche, you’ll be overwhelmed. Me? My Vegas niche is the sports book. Get me hunkered down in front of a giant wall of huge screens with a bunch of stats and dates and numbers surrounded by a sea of twitchy gamblers... Read more »