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The Big Lebowski: The Day of the Dude [Watch]

From Fat Tuesday to The Day of the Dude. From jambalaya to White Russians, this is quite a week for holidays. And today is my favorite: The Day of the Dude. On March 6, 1998 […]



2nd City? Sez Who?

You be the fly on the wall and listen to two former Ohioans who moved to Chicago to attend college/university, and hear them go on about their passion for the city of Chicago, and you’ll […]



High Time To Decriminalize Pot In Chicago?

Mayor Emanuel (aka The Dude to XRT listeners) wants to make it less of a crime if you’re caught carrying a joint or eleven. The Sun-Times reports the mayor is backing a proposal to ticket anyone carrying […]


Video: The Jayhawks At Chicago’s Vic Theatre

Tomorrow the Green Grass was the focus of the second night of [lastfm]The Jayhawks[/lastfm]’ two XRT shows at the Vic Theatre.  Their fourth album begins with as strong a one-two punch as any album I […]


Who’s Afraid of Virginia’s Cell Phone?

[pullquote quote=”I think I counted 5 excruciating rings before the phone was silenced.” credit=”Lin Brehmer”]The best reviews of the weekend did not go to a new movie or a big concert or the Chicago Bears […]