Bert Miklosi asks, What’s the deal with Hipsters? Hipsters appear in our world fully formed. They were never in diapers. They never wore Cub Scout uniforms. Their parents did not influence their musical taste. Or […]
Lin Brehmer got a phone call from his good buddy Billy Corgan this morning. He dropped a little nugget on us about his band playing Thalia Hall in just two days. Tickets go on sale […]
Always a hot topic of conversation in this lovely town of ours is the weather. Chicagoans can really bitch about the weather with the best of ‘em. When it’s hot, people wish it was cooler, […]
While it’s not at the Fast & The Furious level of high speed action, it’s still pretty darn cool.
Videographer Eric Hines posted a breathtaking time lapse video shot throughout the city. The project took him nearly two years to complete, but was it ever worth it.
“Hold still,” she scolded. Mary Dixon was doing what she does second best. Face painting. The XRT Morning Show had yielded to her grand scheme to tie our Halloween to The Museum of Contemporary Art’s […]
Yes. I have called NRBQ the greatest rock and roll band in the world. In the 70’s Terry Adams, Al Anderson, Joey Spampinato, and Tom Ardolino was the quartet of my dreams. Their early albums […]
It’s finally Friday, let’s take a look back at some of the things that we touched upon on the WXRT Morning Show with Lin Brehmer and Mary Dixon: The Bears defeated the Falcons in Atlanta, […]
“Sonic Highways” is Foo Fighters’ eighth studio album, with eight tracks recorded in eight U.S. cities. Is it a coincidence that the number 8 is hidden in the cover art? Or that this mythical metropolis […]
Let’s be honest, it’s easy to wake up in a bad attitude, especially when you have to deal with polar vortexes, and other elements that affect Chicagoans on a daily basis.