Chicago on YouTube

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Chicago On YouTube: Billy Corgan Wrestles Walter E. Smithe

Billy Corgan’s been busy. I could list everything he’s busy with, but let’s face it, none of us care. It’s not 1996 anymore. Just last week I was saying, “Billy Corgan will never do anything I care about ever again…” And then Billy — my beautiful, bald baby boy — proved me wrong, releasing a video on Tuesday that rivals everything he’s ever done…

02/21/2013

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Chicago On YouTube: Scottie Pippen, The Ladies & Sub Sandwiches

Scottie Pippen’s amazing Mr. Submarine commercial. This may possibly be the best commercial ever made… ever. “Ladies, let’s have a party.”- Scottie Pippen.

02/05/2013

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Chicago On YouTube: Happy Halloween, Suckers

And the music! It’s got a classic pop beat that makes forces you to tap your foot, whether you want to or not. Yet, at the same time, its repetitious beats also make you want to hit the streets and attack every person who comes near you — scratching at faces, kicking groins, biting people if you need to. This is the perfect feeling for a Halloween song.

10/31/2012

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‘Public Portraits’ Blog Invasion Of Chicago’s Privacy?

At first I was indignant about the utter lack of privacy Public Portraits—a tumblr blog that displays photos of strangers on the L—provides. I mean, how dare this stranger invade the comfort bubbles of hundreds–if not thousands–of Chicagoans!

09/12/2012

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Chicago On YouTube: Conan O’Brien’s Favorite Chicago Foods

I have no problem with Conan pointing out our gluttonous ways. I am guilty as charged, can often be found shoving food in my gullet until I feel like exploding beef and thick, pizza sauce all over the unfortunate schlubs around me. His choices though are so mundane! They’re exactly what you’d expect. So here I am offering you three alternatives to Conan’s “suggestions.”

09/07/2012

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Chicago On YouTube: Eagle Man

In this edition of Chicago on YouTube, Mason Johnson finally figures out the mystery of Eagle Man from Eagle Insurance’s infamous 1990s commercials.

08/29/2012

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Chicago On YouTube: The Best Music Video (And Song) In Existence

Is Jan Terri’s “Losing You” the best representation of Chicago in the form of a music video? Mason Johnson finds out…

08/22/2012

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Chicago On The Internet: ‘Mob Wives’

Mob Wives Chicago, what does it do for Chicago’s image? Let’s find out…

08/16/2012