Pound for pound the funniest headline for the last week, if not month, came from the unlikeliest source—Crain’s Chicago Business. Not widely known for its knee-slappers. But in this case they had me laughing out loud, when a few days ago they posed the following question in a mass e-mailed clickbait post: “A new Bears […]
The Bears pit Chicago versus Arlington Heights in a bidding war to see who’s the biggest sucker.
In 1966 this teenage band from Des Plaines recorded two drastically reworked country songs written by a neighbor who caught one of their gigs.
Chicago guitarist Rob Scallon almost never plays live, but his frequently goofy YouTube videos have earned him an audience of millions.
Plus: Varsity tease their new garage-pop tape, and friends say farewell to beloved sound engineer John Emerson.
The People Issue: Fred Wood, karaoke host at Alice’s Lounge