Archive for June 2012

10 Substitutes for True Love

10 Substitutes for True Love
Back in 1967, the Beatles declared to the world, “All you need is love.” Given the fact that they were decades away from streaming on Netflix or eating a Pizza Hut P’zone, who can blame them for their simplistic ignorance? And maybe if the Fab Four had ever experienced the true love of spellcheck, those... Read more »

Top 9 Ways 50 Cent's 'How to Rob' is Dated

Top 9 Ways 50 Cent's 'How to Rob' is Dated
              If you are already familiar with this song you can just skip to the part starting below the youtube clip. Otherwise… Before the masses learned of 50 Cent from his chart-topping uber-smash hit, In Da Club, he was on the  Billboard charts with the lesser-known-but-equally-great, How to Rob.... Read more »

10 Marijuana-infused Tweaks to the Chicago Reader's Back Cover

10 Marijuana-infused Tweaks to the Chicago Reader's Back Cover
In celebration of Rahm’s newly-relaxed pot laws, and the always great pot-law reporting of the Chicago Reader’s  Mick Dumke that brought us that story on Thursday, I thought I’d post these. They are copies of the current Reader (as of publishing time)  that have been defaced with an illegal substance  artistically re-conceptualized in a mixed medium. Call it... Read more »
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Eight Signs You're Procrastinating

Eight Signs You're Procrastinating
Someone once said, “Why put off until tomorrow what you can do today?” Which is a stupid question obviously posed by someone whose check engine light never went on. The answer, of course, is that in lieu of taking time out of your day to do boring things like fixing that exhaust leak, you could... Read more »

The American's Guide to Euro 2012

The American's Guide to Euro 2012
Today marks the opening of Euro 2012.  The Euros are like the World Cup, but with just European countries. For those of you who still have no idea what I am talking about… the World Cup is this tournament held every 4 years to crown the world’s best soccer team… and soccer is that sport... Read more »