What I call “laughin’ and scratchin’, I’ve been doing a long time. I grew up in Chicago, and the long and winding road of radio brought me to Kalamazoo in January of ‘87. Had an awful lot of fun at one special radio station, next door, but like Tom Brady, let’s see what we can do here. Both my sons were born here. Michael lives here and is a long time Rocker listener, and David is now living the dream in Chicago, hoping to be a comedy writer. Proud to say they're my best friends.
Where Should They Race When NASCAR Comes To The Streets of Chicago Next July 2nd?
NASCAR has decided to do a street race in and around downtown Chicago next Fourth of July Weekend. Being a good Chicago boy, I'm imagining street racers weaving through the entire city of Chicago with the perfect finish line.
Loyola Chicago’s Sister Jean Turns 103; Has Train Station Named For Her
America fell in love with Sister Jean a few years ago as the Loyola Ramblers surprised fans and experts alike with a couple successful run at the NCAA Men's Basketball tournament.
With School Year Starting, Here’s Some Sleeping Tips, But Not in Class
It's hard to tell what can cause you to get sleepy in class. In some cases, it's boring lectures; in other cases, it's maybe being out too late.
Are You Kidding Me? Ohio State Wins Right To Trademark “THE”
Ohio State University, the pride of Columbus, Ohio, has won the right to trademark the word "the" ahead of its name, as in The Ohio State University.
Are These Gas Prices From The Chicago Area, A Glimpse of the Future For Us?
You think you've seen it all, but this weekend I went and visited my son, who lives in Chicago, and while we think the $5.19 per gallon prices are outrageous here, and they are, still it's worse less than a couple of hundred miles around the lake to the west.
Goosebumps: Seeing ESPN E60 Trailer On Red Wings-Avalanche 90’s Rivalry
I got goosebumps and I'm not even a fan of either team. But oh, my God, look in the eyes of the participants twenty-five years later; especially Brandon Shanahan. Twenty-five years later. "The Last Dance" was great, but it was peak inside something we'd normally never get to see. "Unrivaled" grabs you by the emotions and doesn't let go.
This Chicago Scavenger Hunt Might Be The Funnest, Toughest Ever
This might be the hardest scavenger hunt there is. It's based at the University of Chicago. Think Nobel Prize winners, scholars, and The Big Bang Theory.
Remember The Movie “Rookie of the Year”? It’s Still ‘High Stinky Cheddar’
These type of stories are always fun to look at. Kid movie stars all grown up. The most stunning is Ralphie from "A Christmas Story" (Peter Billingsley), or Anthony Michael Hall from the Brat Pack movies of the 80's. They look nothing like their young selves.
This Lost Michigan Ring Shows Power of Good Over Evil on Internet
You can look at this as simply the story of looking for the owner of a lost University of Michigan class ring, found by someone diving in Mexico. But you can also look at the big picture and see how the power of the internet can be channeled on occasion for good and to triumph over the powers of evil.
Michigan AG Joins Attempt to Kill Overdraft Fees To Help Poor
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined two multistate actions aimed at eliminating unnecessary overdraft and mortgage fees to consumers.