Throwback Thursday: Five Awesomely Strange Unforgettable Halloween Movies Oct24

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Halloween is one week away! In celebration, I’d like to share five of the most unforgettable (strange) Halloween movies for this Throwback Thursday and inspire some last-minute costume ideas. 5. The Addams Family (1991) The dark comedic award winning film starring Raul Julia (Gomez) and...

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Happy post-Chicago Marathon! Today’s Trending News Monday post is dedicated to the 40,000 runners from 120 countries and all 50 states who ran in this year’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon yesterday.   Heightened Security This was the first major U.S. marathon since the Boston Marathon...

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October has arrived, leaving one thing on my mind: the Chicago Bulls! As a HUGE Bulls fan (see my bio), this is my favorite time of year. Before I get worked up and start ranting about what I’m most excited about this season, let’s take a look at how far the team has come; after all, it is...

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in the 1960s with today’s technology? Over the past few weeks, the SJG team put their creative minds together to make the ‘60s come alive. In the advertising world of the ‘60s, capturing an audience’s attention through creative content was...

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Last night, the Miss America Organization crowned Miss New York, Nina Davuluri of Syracuse, as 2014’s Miss America. Davuluri’s pageant win made history, as she is the first Miss America of Indian-American descent and is the second consecutive contestant from New York to win the crown....

Dangerously Funny Fr...

Finally, today feels like a fall day. Guess what that means? Halloween is approaching, and today just so happens to be Friday the 13th! For many people around the world, today is a very scary day. Although, today is one of my favorite days – the creepiest. Bring on the weirdness. It’s Friday...

Funny Friday: August...

For this Chicago sports fan, the quickly approaching start of regular season games for hockey, football and basketball means it’s about to get crazy in Chicago. With #TheReturn of the Bull’s Derrick Rose, the reigning Stanley Cup Champion Blackhawks coming back to the ice and Marc...

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When you think of Chicago Sports today, what comes to mind? You’re most likely thinking about the Cubs, White Sox, Blackhawks, Bears or the Bulls. I bet boxing didn’t come to mind. In fact, Chicago used to be  one of the busiest boxing cities in the country, second to New York. This past...

Funny Friday: Mess U...

Every day, hundreds of news anchors go on live television to deliver the day’s headlines. The pressure they face to look good on camera and deliver the stories without messing up can be frightful. However, no one is perfect, and—like everyone else in the world—news anchors are humans;...

Funny Friday: Magica...

Have you been hiding under a rock this past week? In case you have, I’d like to shed some light on a couple hot topics you’ve probably missed out on. During a trip to Disney World earlier this month, Nick Landis, 24, proposed to his girlfriend, Erika Boone, 21 on July 9. This proposal wasn’t...

Two for Tuesday: Sub...

Is there a fine line in advertising between suggesting and manipulating? Let’s just say, for now, it’s legal, albeit controversial.  Today’s Two for Tuesday, we bring you two brands sending hidden messages (with the power to manipulate)– intentional or not, you decide....

Throwback Thursday: Buddy Holly: Rock ‘n’ Roll’s Inspiration Jul11

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Before The Beatles, Elvis Costello, The Rolling Stones and Eric Clapton ever played, rock ‘n’ roll was revolutionized by Charles Hardin Holley (professionally known as Buddy Holly), an American singer-songwriter whose success was tragically cut short in an airplane crash on February 3, 1959...

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Today marks day four of merry-making festivities as the Chicago Blackhawks, fans, bandwagon fans and basically the entire Chicagoland area continue to celebrate the 2013 Stanley Cup champions. From a sea full of people celebrating down Clark Street in Wrigleyville to champagne bottles popping...

Two for Tuesday: Rem...

Four years ago today, Michael Jackson, the King of Pop, died at the age of 50 from cardiac arrest caused by a lethal combination of prescription drugs. The world was stunned at the loss of the global music legend who created best-selling hits such as “Billie Jean” (the first video from a...

Two for Tuesday: Technology and Festivals Jun11

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From holograms of deceased artists, to being able to share memories instantly online, technology has changed the way we enjoy festivals. Today, the smart phone is a must accessory at any fest. As an avid music festival goer and social media addict, I love capturing memories and sharing them...