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Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 135: The Dodos, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Art Institute of Chicago

It’s Halloween on Friday night.  If you’re one of those Halloween junkies, you’re probably hitting a party on Halloween proper in addition to the one you went to this past Saturday.  Are we correct?  Hey, […]



Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 96: Art Institute, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, Califone

One more weekend featuring American football and then, uh, I don’t really know what happens after that.  Sunday productivity, perhaps?  Hmmm…  Well, enjoy the game this Sunday, but before you do that you can take […]



Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 29: The Smashing Pumpkins, After Dark, Chad Valley

We’re getting to the end of October, but next weekend is when most of the Halloween madness will be taking over the city of Chicago, so this weekend I want you to focus on live […]



Prius Route To Rock, Vol. 19: After Dark, Billy Boy Arnold, Guided By Voices

It’s now Wednesday and I’m still recovering from three days in Grant Park and four consecutive nights of aftershows.  Damn, Lollapalooza can be a grind, but another weekend is on the horizon and by the […]


Picasso’s Gift

You’re a an electrician and you install burglar alarms.  One of your customers is this guy named Pablo.  Little eccentric.  Old bald guy.  Seems to like art.  Has stuff all over his walls.  He loves […]


NFL Picks With Jason Thomas – Week 9

[photogallerylink id=42827 align=left]Not a lot of time for a long intro this week.  Running short on time today because of an awesome guided tour of the Art Institute of Chicago.  Much more on that later […]