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The Idea behind FX's 'Atlanta' Was "'Twin Peaks' For Rappers" [Watch]If you ever complain about the fact that there are too many good shows on TV and that you can't possibly keep up with them all, well, it looks like we might have another one to add to the queue.
Baseball's Sad Lexicon 2016 With Apologies To Franklin Pierce Adams And Ben ZobristThese are the saddest of all possible words: Russell to Baez to Rizz.
Eddie Vedder Stops Pearl Jam's Wrigley Field Show To Kick Out Disorderly FanThe Pearl Jam frontman paused the show when he noticed a possible harassment taking place right in front of him.
Chicago Police Debunk Trump's Chicago Violence Story - News With Mary DixonDonald Trump says a Chicago cop told him the city's violence could be resolved in a week with tougher tactics; police brass say none of them ever talked to Trump ... UPDATE: Chicago police are investigating five murders and more than a dozen other shootings around the city ... An earthquake in Italy has devastated two small towns northeast of Rome ... Turkey has launched strikes against ISIS forces across the border in Syria ... as Vice President Biden arrives in Ankara ... The FBI is investigating a cyber-attack on the New York Times and several other major news outlets ... The Cubs won in San Diego, the White Sox beat the Phillies ... We're expecting showers and thunderstorms through this evening, with a high today in the low-80s.
Chicago's Maggie McEldowney Wins International Rose of Tralee 2016Local Girl Makes Chicago Proud
A First-Timer's Account Of Pearl Jam's Wrigley Field TakeoverI don't know when we'll meet again, but it'll happen again in the future.

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Clearance On This Sunday Night's Local AnestheticClearance release a new 7" this week and we'll be spinning and discussing the tracks Sunday night at 7:30.
Watch The Tragically Hip Perform Live From Studio XRevisit The Tragically Hip's memorable Live From Studio X set with footage from their show at Reggie's.
See 'Purple Rain' At Millennium Park For Free TonightChicago is going to look, and sound purple tonight.
Watch Pearl Jam's Performance At Fenway Park In Its EntiretyBefore Pearl Jam stepped foot in the Friendly Confines, they took to another historic ballpark just a few weeks earlier.
Blues Breakers Playlist With Notes - John Lee Hooker - August 22, 2016Last night on Blues Breakers we celebrated the 99th anniversary of the birth of John Lee Hooker with The Hook as our Artist Of The Week.

Music News

Eddie Vedder Stops Pearl Jam's Wrigley Field Show To Kick Out Disorderly FanThe Pearl Jam frontman paused the show when he noticed a possible harassment taking place right in front of him.
Bruce Springsteen Gets into Christmas Spirit a Little EarlyFour hours was long enough for Bruce to play 35 tunes and tell personal stories about his mom and dad, his childhood and late nights eating diner food after gigs.
Prophets of Rage Stream Tonight's ConcertThe concert live-stream will begin at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT tonight.
Prince's 'Lets Go Crazy' will Ring Out When Minnesota Wild ScoresThe song was selected after a fan poll was conducted to help find a goal theme to replace Joe Satriani's "Crowd Chant."
A First-Timer's Account Of Pearl Jam's Wrigley Field TakeoverI don't know when we'll meet again, but it'll happen again in the future.
Emo Nite Expands Beyond Los AngelesThe popular event will hit the road for the first time this fall.

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