Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

It’s always sort of like finding a secret treasure when you run into something unexpected on Google’s Street View. Last year, Google caught Cubs Manager Lou Pinella walking down Clark Street, just outside the Friendly Confines. But this one is no coincidence. Pittsburgh artists Robin Hewlett and Ben Kinsley organized a neighborhood-wide production when the […]

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I’m simply in awe of this music video for Her Morning Elegance by Oren Lavie. It’s beautiful. It’s whimsical. And it’s exactly what I imagine dreams to be. [via Snippets & Snapshots]

If you haven’t figured it out already, I’m a political junkie. So when I found out that Bill Maher was coming to Chicago as part of the 2009 Speakers Series, I simply had to buy a ticket. He’s going up against Ann Coulter, which should be…interesting, to say the least. Next up… Al Gore ‘Change […]

Right around a year ago, Stephen Dubner, the author of the wildly popular Freakonomics book and corresponding blog, called for suggestions of a six-word motto for the United States of America. As you might expect, with the primaries just starting to heat up, the contest got really heated. And to make a long story short, […]

About two weeks ago, I killed my tv. Not literally, of course. I simply canceled my cable subscription, and since I don’t have an antenna, I also don’t receive the local channels. For some, this may seem rather un-newsworthy. But for the self-proclaimed couch potato that I am, this was a really big deal. I […]



First and foremost, Happy New Year everyone! I hope you and yours had a safe, happy and healthy new year. Although I just started this blog a few short months ago, I wanted to take this opportunity to say ‘thank you’ to those who have stopped by for a look – and an extra ‘thanks!’ […]