Fun Friday: Lolla is...

It’s officially 1 week away from the best weekend in Chicago: LOLLAPALOOZA. Every year I anxiously wait for the 1st weekend of August to roll around, because it always marks the most wonderful time of the year for Chicago music fans. This year, a lot of people have been complaining about the...

Wisdom.Applied Wedne...

As many of you may have heard, this little event called the FIFA World Cup is in its final stages. With such a huge worldwide event that happens every four years, brands are at war to capture and capitalize on the attention of such a large audience. Although the USA was beaten by Belgium in...

Fun Friday: The Perk...

Today is National Donut Day! As completely oblivious as I am, I strolled into my usual Dunkin’ Donuts for my morning coffee with no realization that it was National Donut Day. (I guess I could have been clued in by the larger-than-normal line, but I was just convinced that this Friday was...

Two Tiësto Pre-Summer Tracks for Tuesday May27

Two Tiësto Pre-Summe...

Today’s Two for Tuesday, we’ll discuss a couple Tiësto tracks that will be essential to kicking off your summer! I know it is only Spring, but the mini heat wave that’s taken over Chicago is getting me all excited for Summer Music and Festivals! This summer, world famous mega-DJ...

Funny Friday: It’s G...

Welp. It’s May, whether the weather feels like it or not. (Thanks Chicago.) Instead of lovely mid-60 degree weather to freely romp around in, we got stuck with–you guessed it–more cold and less sunshine. I mean the people of Chicago need their vitamin D… badly! Chicagoans have...

Trending News Monday...

“And now, here’s your host Jimmy Fallon!” For the past 20 years, Jay Leno has been puking up the same material on The Tonight Show, which kept his viewers loyal and ratings steady; but, he never really learned how to appeal to the ever-growing Internet audience. So NBC did what they had to:...

Creative Chaos

Don’t you get that warm feeling in your heart when someone rips apart hours of your hard work by simply saying “I like it a LOT, but could you change the whole thing?” Any or all advertising creatives, art/graphic designers, directors and more should be able to understand this torture....

Barbies on the Barbi...

I recently came across a magazine—not just any old magazine, the Holiday Edition Barbie Collector’s magazine. As you can guess, I read this all the time (aka I didn’t know it existed and am wondering why it does). Barbie, as it seems, has some stiff competition. These dolls are no joke, and...

Two Ads Tuesday

At the 59th International Festival of Creativity in Cannes France, agencies from around the world gathered as media judges dissected their creative work and granted the best of the best awards, making them Grand Prix Lion winners. From commercials to innovative designs to promotions (to name...

Two for two Tuesday:...

From an awkward roommate who gets huge, infected Mexican worms tattooed on her back to the extraordinary Dr. Frank en Furter who gives lap dances to the audience, these characters came to life on the screens of Bridesmaids and Perks of Being Wallflower by the amazingly talented Rebel Wilson...

Chicago Internationa...

Chicago International Film Festival Suggestions/Top Picks It’s an exciting time in Chicago because a film festival is in our backyard! I know crazy right? The city is hosting its 48th annual Chicago International Film Festival (CIFF) from the 11th – 25th at AMC River East 21 in downtown...

A Loud (Business) Opportunity Jul31

A Loud (Business) Op...

As deep sounds of bass and building synths shake the festival grounds, a feeling of anticipation is prevalent among the masses of youth staring in one direction, waiting. The music builds like a roller coaster inching up a slope and when it hits the peak, it drops. Although the crowd knew it...