December 19, 2011
Time Magazine reports: According to various sources, Kim Jong Un is an NBA fanatic and has had pictures taken with Toni Kukoc of the Chicago Bulls and Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers. Read more at Time .
August 5, 2013 |
There will be a lot of geeky events going on this coming weekend, including Flashback Weekend which will be returning to Rosemont, IL! I'll be roaming the halls of the Crowne Plaza myself, and taking in the sights of horror movie fandom in action. If you've never heard of FBW before, you really do need to check it out. They've got the legendary George Romero ("Night of the Living Dead") making a very rare convention appearance. (Be sure to check back for my interview with Mr. Romero.)
November 19, 2013 |
*** = Recommended shows On sale 10 a.m. Wednesday Houndmouth, Willie Watson, Saturday, Feb, 8 ($15, all ages) at Space. On sale 10 a.m. Friday Arcade Fire, Tuesday, Aug. 26 ($29.50-$69.50, all ages) at United Center. Bob Weir and RatDog, Friday, March 7 ($27-$65, all ages) at Chicago Theatre. Il Divo, Friday, April 18 ($49.50-$123, all ages) at Rosemont Theatre. John Prine, Iris Dement, Friday, March 14 ($49.50-$85, all ages) at Symphony Hall.
November 17, 2011 |
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery? More like, try again, copycats. A controversial new ad campaign from the Benetton group was making the rounds online this week. It's on par with the fashion house's past attempts at using their ads to communicate a wider, more "wordly" message, and it is certainly hard to miss. The ad, which is a slideshow of various international politicians shown engaged in faux lip locks, has a message of "Unhate" attached. Scrolling through smooches between opposing political leaders is bound to attract attention the...
October 4, 2012 |
Upside-Down Cake 2 oz. SMIRNOFF® Iced Cake™ Flavored Vodka 1 oz. Orange juice 1 oz. Pineapple juice 1 top(s) Club soda Build in a Highball glass over ice and top off with Club Soda. Garnish with sprinkles, a cherry and an orange twist. SMIRNOFF® Kissed Caramel™ Appletini 2 oz. SMIRNOFF® Kissed Caramel™ Flavored Vodka 1.5 oz Apple juice 0.25 oz Lemon juice 0.25 oz Simple syrup Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake well.
June 24, 2013 |
Your Blackhawks gear has gone through a lot this postseason. Hats have been flung at TVs. You've sweat all over your sweater during heart-stopping overtimes. Several T-shirts stink of beer after elaborate goal celebrations. That could all end tonight. Should the Hawks hoist Lord Stanley's Cup at TD Garden with a win over the Bruins in Game 6, don't waste any time getting your official NHL champion merchandise. DICK's Sporting Goods and Sports Authority locations around Chicago will provide fans the opportunity to buy official locker room...