Archive for December 2009

15 Minutes of Fame from WarholWednesday

  In a 1968 interview Andy Warhol said “In the future, everyone will be world famous for 15 minutes.”  And today is my turn. A new Twitter user has recently popped up called WarholWednesday fulfilling Warhols prediction by giving people 15 minutes of fame on Twitter. All you need to do is follow WarholWednesday to be eligible... Read more »

Upular

I’ve posted this guys videos before, because I find them so fascinating that he can take sound bites from a film and turn them into an amazing song.  Here is his latest installation from the popular movie ‘UP’ from Disney/Pixar Studios. 

The real Santa Claus finally revealed

Photo Credit: Image Foundry Studios The real Santa Claus, St Nicholas of Myra, who lived from 270-346AD has finally shown his true face with 21st century technology. St. Nicholas is long considered the “first” Santa Claus based on tales of his generosity, charity and goodwell towards all men….but surprisingly, he doesn’t look anything like what... Read more »
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Top staff leave Chicago Free Press

Photo Credit: msig via Flickr CC The Chicago Tribune is reporting that top staff members of Chicago Free Press have left after not being paid for several weeks. Matt Simonette, who was the editor, along with the art director, graphic designer and most of the writers left the organization after some had not been paid... Read more »

Avatar, Addams Family and In The Heights

The boys over at Feast of Fun, also found here on ChicagoNow, invited me over for their end of year show where we chatted about movies, broadway shows and other weird news tidbits that they found.   Listen to the show here   I’m on vacation until the first of the year, like so many... Read more »

Ziggy Stardust is the gayest one of all

According to a recent poll conducted by OUT! magazine, David Bowie: The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars is the “greatest, gayest” record of all time. OUT! asked more than 100 actors, comedians, musicians, writers, critics, performance artists, label reps, and DJs, to list the most important albums of their... Read more »
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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Takes a Chance on Abba

The fine folks at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame down there in Cleveland, OH just released their list of 2010 inductees – and ABBA is on the list. ABBA, who unforunately broke up in 1983, is still every gay boys ‘Dancing Queen’ and recording artists from Madonna to Lady Gaga find inspiration in... Read more »

Still looking for something to do this weekend

The year has flown by and in two weeks it will all be over and done with.  Then we’ll have six more months of winter!  This will be my last post for the year so I would just like to say “Thank You” for stopping by this year and checking out my weekend picks.  If... Read more »

Get ready for a FABULOUS Weekend!

The year has flown by and in two weeks it will all be over and done with.  Then we’ll have six more months of winter!  This will be my last post for the year so I would just like to say “Thank You” for stopping by this year and checking out my weekend picks.  If... Read more »
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And we have a winner!

Last week I was able to offer you readers a chance to win a copy of “Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Story Behind the Music” just in time for the holidays.   And now we have a winner.  I went over to Random.org and had the system generate me a random number to pick... Read more »