Archive for March 2013

10 Worst Celebrity Transformations From Good guy to Heel

10 Worst Celebrity Transformations From Good guy to Heel
“Oh my God, and then Jake came over and he was completely wasted and was being the biggest a@$hole. Uggghh!! I wanted to punch him in the face!” -Girl on her phone next to me in Lincoln Park, or something similar about a guy being a jerk. every. single. day. If there’s one think I’ve... Read more »

5 Worst Bands With an Actor as Lead Singer (and One Awesome one)

5 Worst Bands With an Actor as Lead Singer (and One Awesome one)
By now you’ve probably seen the Jim Carrey Funny or Die video called, “Cold Dead Hand”. In it, he sings lead for Lonesome Earl and the Clutterbusters (actually the band The Eels). After I finished laughing and repeating the chorus, I was surprised that a band whose lead singer was an actor could actually be... Read more »

Dig a Little Deeper: The First Look at Taught Abroad's Drogo from his Ripe Hours EP

Dig a Little Deeper: The First Look at Taught Abroad's Drogo from his Ripe Hours EP
No matter where you stand on the matter, I think it’s fair to say that the current culture of the U.S. is more shallow than ever before.  The American public has been trained in impatience; we want stuff, and we want it now.  This is somewhat in jest, but you know what I mean.  Really,... Read more »
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Get a Taste of Tribe Tour: STS9 to Tickle Chicago's Musical Palate this weekend

Get a Taste of Tribe Tour:  STS9 to Tickle Chicago's Musical Palate this weekend
Every time I see Sound Tribe Sector 9 (STS9), it is a blast.  I can’t think of another band who I have seen in so many various capacities: inside, outside, sharing bills at one event with hip-hop acts, and the  next with bluegrass and jam bands, acoustic output vs. plugged-in, in the daytime, and then... Read more »

6 More Reasons Kim Kardashian is STILL is not Actually Pregnant

6 More Reasons Kim Kardashian is STILL is not Actually Pregnant
On January 10th, I told you that Kim Kardashian is not Actually Pregnant. I still think that’s true and I think there is even more evidence now. 1. Kanye’s Work (himself) Out (of the fake Relationship) Plan After thinking about the surprising way Kanye broke the news of Kim’s pregnancy, I developed another theory to the... Read more »

My Adventures Creeping the 'tute

My Adventures Creeping the 'tute
Creeping the ‘tute (v),  To peruse the art at the Art Institute of Chicago with the vigor, rapt and enjoyment of a voyeur, and possibly join in on the art itself.  Eventually merely posing next to my favorite work of art wasn’t enough for my photo opportunities at the Art Institute of Chicago. For a... Read more »
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A Poem for #StandWithRand Wingman, Texas Senator Ted Cruz

A Poem for #StandWithRand Wingman, Texas Senator Ted Cruz
Drones are a political hot-button topic of mine and I salute Kentucky Senator Rand Paul’s taking a stand against them and, in a bit of poetic justice, holding Eric Holder’s feet to the fire. However, I also noticed that freshman Texas Senator, Ted Cruz held it down as his wing-man in the early hours of... Read more »

5 Weirdest Looking College Basketball Coaches

5.  Frank Martin, South Carolina:  Frank Martin is either yelling, about to yell, or about to have a heart attack at all moments he is on camera.  I have never seen his forehead unclenched, his face not red, or his players ever feel like their lives are not in danger.
The college basketball coaching world is home of some of the weirdest looking adults on earth.  It’s a world where the likes of the Shermanator, Sloth, Reece Witherspoon, Anne Hathaway’s smile, and Tommy Lee Jones can finally feel like they fit in.  But, in the coaches’ defense, wouldn’t you start to look weird if you... Read more »