Funny Friday: Home, ...

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 Artists for Tues...

In this digital world where we are satisfied with the almost real – discovering art that does not have code as a part of its medium is hard to find. While I love digital art, computerized animation and photoshop in all of their glory, there is something pure about an artist with just a...

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...

Everyone Has Limits?

“Everyone has limits, not everyone accepts them,” Felix Baumgartner has been quoted as saying. He may or may not have been the first person to say those words, but he is undoubtedly the first person to break certain limits of sound and fear. “Start the cameras, and our guardian...

It’s Back and ...

I had heard about it, seen the hype, noted the obsession – but to be honest I didn’t get it.  Last night, with the season premiere of the third installment of AMC’s The Walking Dead, I finally was awakened. First it was vampires.  I saw twenty minutes of the first Twilight...