Or perhaps we should call him a diamond in the rough instead. Ah, who cares, I know one thing for sure, and that’s that the White Sox struck gold with Conor Gillaspie. In 2008, the left-handed hitting Gillaspie was drafted 37th overall by the San Francisco Giants. That following offseason Baseball America ranked him as […]

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Hard to believe it’s been ten whole years since Jason Varitek whipped Alex Rodriguez’s ass. I’m getting too old. Back in 2004, Bronson Arroyo (thankfully without dreads) threw one inside on Alex Rodriguez and plunked him right on his giant elbow guard. A-Rod, like the whiny punk that he is, started jawing at Arroyo. Typical. […]

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“Whiskey is cheaper than therapy.”To some, that phrase might sound outdated. To others, it might sound a bit over-the-top. But taken from one of Chicago’s most authentic Irish bars, that phrase couldn’t actually be more true. Kevin Feldman is the type of bartender that understands the power of a great drink and good conversation. He can’t sing, he can’t dance, […]

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Have you ever fell upwards into a cloud of neon rainbows? No? Well then you’ve come to the right place – and by place I mean this specific article featuring a domestically unknown Norwegian indie electronic band called Lemaitre. Formed in 2010, the duo consisting of Ulrik Denizou and Ketil Jansen have yet to release something short […]

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Frank Caliendo is an American comedian known for not being that funny. However, impressions are one thing he does well. From Charles Barkley, to Jon Gruden and Shaq, Caliendo holds the torch as the top impersonator in recent comedy history. So it should come as no surprise that he can do a spot-on Morgan Freeman voice […]

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Well ladies and gentlemen, there seems to be a flickering light at the end of the tunnel beginning to appear for the Cubs. That light is Arismendy Alcantara. First things first: his name is pronounced: “Air-es-men-dee Ill-con-tuh-ruh.” Now we have that clarified, let’s talk about this 22-year-old who has tore into the big leagues with authority. […]

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Earlier today, Eric Prydz unveiled his new Pryda EP. It’s a classic slice of the inimitable Pryda sound that has defined the label’s output over the last ten years, and united the dance community. Pryda 028 is the first Pryda release to ever contain four tracks, and comes hot on the heels of the anthemic […]

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It’s easy to separate yourself from the escalating violence in Gaza between Israel and Palestine. The two conflicts are far away in both geography and time – and excluding its biblical roots, the conflict extends back to the late 1800′s. But all things considered, Chicago is quickly becoming a metaphor for the drama happening in the Middle East. The conflict hit […]

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