As a non-Windy City native, I’ll admit I had some prior conceptions about Chicago. While very many of them came true (Chicago in February can eat shit and die) there’s plenty about this city that’s misunderstood, overrated, or just plain incorrect. Having spent a couple of solid years here, I feel like I’m ready to delve […]

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If you needed an added boost to your Thursday, here’s a friendly reminder that the college football season is right around the corner. The preseason edition of the Amway Coaches Poll (USA Today) was released this morning, and as you can probably imagine, the SEC dominates the show once again. With ten teams in the […]

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San Diego based producer Grant Bowtie returns to the scene with his latest Monstercat single titled “Cloud Nine.” This young whippersnapper knows a thing or two about sound design, that’s for sure. And he’s still in high school? Pinch me, this can’t be real life.  Check out the tune and be sure to share your opinion […]

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Deadmau5 isn’t well liked, but most people love his music. Rob Ford isn’t well-respected, but the guy is pure entertainment (it’s funny, because he’s fat). In another edition of Deadmau5′ personal video-series, Coffee Run, these two notorious Canadians take a drive together….in a Ferrari…to go get coffee. Here’s our favorite moments from this legendary conversation: 7:59 – Rob Ford asks Deadmau5 how […]

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The WGC-Bridgestone Invitational tees off today, and there’s a few prominent storylines entering the weekend. How will Rory McIlroy, who has a chance to become the newest number one golfer in the world, do coming off his win at The Open? Does current number one Adam Scott hold him off and win the thing himself? […]

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Lollapalooza has one thing other music festivals don’t. It’s called “street cred.” Each year, the festival’s highly-anticipated lineup presents the best and the brightest in an always-evolving modern music industry. This year is no exception, with a hefty dose of EDM up-and-comers (Flume, Duke Dumont, Your Mom, etc.) and a grocery list of influential artists from almost every genre on […]

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Ahh summer, the season of the shark. Creatively and officially named “Sharknado 2: The Second One” (in case the “2″ wasn’t clear), we’ve never had a better lead-up to Shark Week. Well, except maybe when Discovery brought their own campiness with Rob Lowe’s promo recently. If you can’t believe there’s going to be a second […]

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The Cubs’ 2014 season was lost long before it started, and every Cubs fan knew it. Currently, they’re in last place in the NL Central by a healthy 8.5 games. They rank in the bottom three in the league in runs, batting average, and on base percentage. To say the least, things could be better on […]

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Thought you were the only landlocked surfer at heart? Say hello to Ian Jacobson, local entrepreneur and the proud owner of Chicago SUP.  But if you asked him, he’s a self-described “enthusiast cultivator.” In the second edition of Chi-Towny (our little quest to highlight Chicago’s coolest people), we followed Ian around to experience a day in the life of […]

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Building the hype even higher for the release of his new album “Worlds”, Porter Robinson gave his fans another reason to dance with their headphones on in public. Although “Flicker” has a more relaxed tempo (much like “Sad Machine” and “Sea of Voices” - the first two songs Porter released from his new album), the melody drops into something unearthly around 2:41, […]

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