An Interview With Mark Rose Jan06

An Interview With Mark Rose

Mark Rose is someone who you may not know by name, but if you spent any time around Chicago music the last 5 years, you surely have heard of his band Spitalfield. Spitalfield was one of the (for lack of a better description) pop punk bands that exploded out of Chicago, along with Fall Out Boy...

Problogger Jan05

Problogger

This week, I stepped away from the computer for a moment and headed to the local Borders. You know, the book store? Although the majority of my reading is done online now, there is still nothing like grabbing a new book, opening it for the first time and fully immersing myself. I had two...

An Interview with The Fold Jan03

An Interview with The Fold

Just like gravity, what draws you to me Someone I didn’t know I needed It’s like gravity, and it’s stronger than me I need you here – Daniel Castady One of the best parts of doing a website like this is occasionally you will get to speak with someone you truly admire. That was the...

Gran Torino Dec27

Gran Torino

The year 2008 has been both cruel and kind to Clint Eastwood. First, the filmmaker directed a highly touted drama, Changeling, that was selected to compete at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival. With a much talked about lead performance from Angelina Jolie, the film carried significant Oscar...

Movie Review: Bedtime Stories

edtime Stories is the kind of children’s tale that sounds like it would make a great book. Unfortunately, great books don’t always make great movies, and Bedtime Stories is far from a great film.Adam Sandler, in agreeable-naif mode, plays Skeeter, a maintenance worker with dreams...