Social media users are not more antisocial than the norm, a new Pew study reports
I was about to check my e-mail this morning—and, boy, would I have been screwed—when the phickle phinger of phate intervened. I happened to see the New York Times story on the “rapidly proliferating” e-mail fraud that experts call spear phishing. Whereas common phishing e-mails are sent en masse by pseudo-banks and Nigerian princes, spear […]
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Mayor Daley will preside over his last City Council meeting today. (Sun-Times) Evanston, a dry town until the 1970s, has rejected an application from sexy sports bar the Tilted Kilt. (Tribune) Fired by the city, and now by the county, former city water boss Tommie Talley Jr. says he’s a victim of politics. (Sun-Times) The […]
If you live in Wilmette and own a tiger, and you want to keep said tiger, you may have to find another town to live in. (TribLocal) This year’s Lollapalooza lineup was released yesterday. The August 5-7 festival will feature Coldplay, Eminem, My Morning Jacket, Foo Fighters, Muse, and more. (Tribune) The “day of service” […]
SoundCloud’s new copyright practices come down hard on the DJs who helped make it one of the most promising music-hosting services on the Web.
I know you are but what am I? Stupid love! Love’s stupid.
Investigation reveals people realistically devolving while technologically evolving, the safest sex ever, and proves you can still learn a lot riding the bus.
Nicole Hollander’s Sylvia is going places online, thanks to social media whiz Alicia Eler
The managing editor of the Chicago Free Press says it will no longer publish.
Now through Mon 4/26, Corner Bakery Cafe is offering free coffee to customers seeking to “rekindle the lost art of conversation.”
Coco Delice Fine Chocolates is offering a free six-piece box of its salted-caramel ganache chocolates to folks who help the company build its Facebook following.
Lilith Fair’s “Choose Your Charity” campaign includes among its potential beneficiaries several anti-choice organizations, and the festival says it’s up to fans to choose who gets the festival’s money.
Held onto the relationship long enough to gain a lifetime of dancing and singing.
This summer all 22 issues of pioneering punk zine Touch and Go will be collected in a book (which now has a Facebook page).