Archive for August 2013

Work Hard Play Hard: Snarky Puppy's Michael League on Freedom & Dedication

Work Hard Play Hard: Snarky Puppy's Michael League on Freedom & Dedication
I remember reading back in 2011 that Skrillex was on a stadium tour, and somewhere bougie (Milan) had sold out.  Well, low and behold, the one-sided-shaven-savant’s laptop got lifted from his hotel room and (likely after some crying) he cancelled the show to disappointed droves of bass-riddled fans who ranted across the internet about the... Read more »

7 Comments That Zero People Will Make About Jay Cutler This Season

That Jay Cutler is a winner.
During his tenure in Chicago, Bears Quarterback Jay Cutler has taken some unwarranted jabs about his attitude, competitiveness and his record in the playoffs. However, most of the jabs were, in fact, warranted.  Here a few more.

5 Characteristics of a Chicago Music Snob

5 Characteristics of a Chicago Music Snob
After Lollapalooza, but pre- North Coast, it seems appropriate to poke fun at our music snob friends.  We all have a few… and they just get music on a different level than the rest of us do.  They would explain, but you still wouldn’t get it.  Sorry. How do you identify which of your Chicago... Read more »
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Wanna be Original on Social Media? Avoid Beating These Celebrity Dead Horses.

Dead Horse: Amanda Bynes <br><br> How she is Beaten: "Amanda Bynes is easily the most fu&%ed up bi%&h in Hollywood and that's saying something! Is she even still alive? Oh she is? How about now?....Ok what about now?" <br><br> Imagine you and your friend are hanging out and he tells you a joke about a mentally ill woman with a debilitating drug addiction who then made unwise fashion decisions and said unintelligent things on Twitter. After hearing that joke do you envision yourself laughing uproariously and patting your friend on the back and saying, "Where do you get these amazing jokes??!!" <br><br> When it happened to a celebrity in real life, millions of people tweeted about its hilarity.
I’m tired of seeing the same celebrity whipping boys/girls get berated for the same tired reasons. If you’re gonna berate someone (and you should) at least be un-stupid enough to observe these rules: 1) Don’t make fun of a drug addiction, 2) Prior to their stupidity, was there a reasonable expectation of intelligence/maturity from the... Read more »

5 Worst Trends of Summer 2013

5 Worst Trends of Summer 2013
I can promise that you will not see Robin Thicke’s name anywhere on this list. 5. Color Runs:  I imagine a group of runners got together and had the following conversation: “I don’t think enough people know that we are running 5ks.  Simply walking around the rest of the day with our registration number pinned... Read more »