Archive for August 2010

Around Town: Gaztro-Wagon

If you’re looking for some tasty street food, throw down those elotes and check out the Gaztro-Wagon, they may even be in your neighborhood. The other day I had a chance to experience The Gaztro Wagon in the wild – I’ve been to their store at 5973 N Clark Street several times, but this was... Read more »

Bar AIDS set for this Thursday

If you only go out one night this week, make sure that’s it’s Thursday so you won’t miss Bar AIDS! Almost 40 of your favorite bars across the city are participating in the annual Bar AIDS fundraising event.  A portion of the evenings proceeds at each bar will be donated to support AIDSCare Progressive Services... Read more »

Don't Miss: Glenwood Arts Festival

Head to Rogers Park this weekend and take in the 9th Annual Glenwood Arts Festival. While you’re there be sure to stop in at The Glenwood and check out Evil Squirrel Comics for all your entertainment needs. Check out this video my friend Gregory and I did a few years ago!
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LISTEN: Feast of Fun - World Keep on Turning

Check out the latest episode of Feast of Fun – I’m on it!! Those delicious, delight boys invited me over to have a gab about some of the things going on in the world…some exciting, some enticing and some just still make me so freaking mad (TARGET). If you’re not familiar with the Feast of... Read more »

All you're getting from Target is "Sorry"

According to a recent post at HRC, Target is only going to say “sorry” for their recent $150K contribution to Minnesota Forward, the PAC that supports anti-gay candidate for governor, Tom Emmers. After two weeks of communications with HRC Target informed them today that “it will take no corrective actions to repair the harm that... Read more »

Hope you didn't miss: All About Evil Premiere

After the show there was a HUGE line to see Peaches and Mink, it was fabulous.
The Music Box Theatre was filled to the brim with blood, gore, drag queens and all sorts of monsters this weekend for the Chicago premiere of “All About Evil“ I haven’t been to a midnight movie in ages, but there wasn’t any way that I was going to be missing this one!  Josh Grannel, better... Read more »
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Peaceful Protest held at Uptown Target

Peaceful Protest held at Uptown Target
Nearly 50 people gathered in front of the newest Target Store in Uptown to protest the companies $150K donation to Minnesota Forward, a PAC that supports Tom Emmers for Governor. 16-year old Zachary Fraum was outraged when he learned that Target had donated money to the PAC that supports a politician who feels that marriage... Read more »

Prop 8 Stay LIFTED!

Just moments ago Judge Vaughn Walker announced that the Stay that was issued along with his ruling on Perry v. Schwarzenegger (Prop 8) HAS BEEN LIFTED! BUT, same-sex couples will not be able to get married until after the Stay expires – August 18th. This is wonderful news, I wonder how this will pave the... Read more »

Protest Scheduled at Target this Saturday

It’s time to get your protest shoes on and head to Uptown where a demonstration is scheduled for Saturday at 11AM. I’m the first to say that I love me some Red Dot Boutique (aka Targay, aka Target) but the shenanigans they pulled recently by donating money to Minnesota Forward has lit a fire under... Read more »
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Don't miss: All About Evil - Chicago Premiere

Are you a fan of horror movies?  Then you will not want to miss the horror movies of horror movies this weekend when All About Evil comes to the Music Box Theater for Saturdays Midnight screening. Set for it’s Chicago Premiere this Saturday night and 4-D experience you will not want to miss it. Peaches... Read more »