Cubs From The Couch: Starlin Castro Isn’t Going Anywhere
Posted by Tim Brusveen on May 21, 2015 at 8:25 pm

With the New York Mets in town last week and Starlin Castro entrenched in a prolonged scuffle; it was predictable the rumor mill would get going again. Objectively, the Mets look like great trade […]

David Robertson And His Beard Are Thriving In Chicago
Posted by Brian Lendino on May 21, 2015 at 7:00 pm

David Robertson is starting to look like the single-best signing of MLB free agency. Not just for the White Sox or in Chicago; I’m talking about all of baseball. The term “lights […]

Welcome To Joe Maddon’s Batting Order Mania
Posted by Brian Lendino on May 20, 2015 at 9:56 pm

Between injuries, pitching matchups, days off and minor league call-ups, baseball managers have to get creative with their batting order. It’s nothing out of the ordinary, just part of the […]

Anthony Rizzo: The North Side’s Best Weapon Since Sammy Sosa
Posted by Cameron Kmen on May 19, 2015 at 11:00 pm

In the fall of 1998, Slammin’ Sammy Sosa became the first Chicago Cub to win the NL MVP award since Andre Dawson in 1987. 16 seasons later, the Cubs still haven’t had a player take home […]

What Are The 90’s Bulls Up To Now?
Posted by Brian Lendino on May 19, 2015 at 10:06 pm

The Chicago Bulls during the 1990’s had quite possibly the most dominant stretch in professional sports history, up there with the post-World War II Yankees and the Boston Celtics of the […]

The Shazam App Can Predict Future Billboard Hits
Posted by Carlyn Hill on May 21, 2015 at 1:09 am

Remember a whole year ago when Shazam was merely used for identifying whatever song was playing on the radio? Ah, what primate cave people we were. Now, not only can it tell us what song we’re […]

What Is The Most Played SoundCloud Song Of All Time?
Posted by Chas Goudie on May 20, 2015 at 3:35 pm

Remember the early days of online music — when you had to download a media player to listen? The days of downloading before listening are over. SoundCloud is a Swedish online audio distribution […]

3 Songs That Will Be Murdered By The Radio This Summer
Posted by The Six Thirty Staff on May 19, 2015 at 1:11 am

Each and every summer, the radio grabs a hold of a few catchy songs and doesn’t let go until they are the last thing anyone wants to hear. Death by strangling, if you will. The radio is an […]

Chicago’s Mamby On The Beach Festival Lineup Announced (UPDATED)
Posted by Chas Goudie on May 15, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Chicago’s latest summer music festival has arrived in the form of Mamby on the Beach, July 11th and 12th at Oakwood Beach, 4100 South Lake Shore Drive. After our favorite beachside festival, […]

Hold Up, Method Man & Redman Are Coming To Chicago?
Posted by Peter Hahn on May 14, 2015 at 10:45 pm

We’ve never made the hike to Portage Theater on the North Side of Chicago, but now we might have to. Why? Because Method Man & Redman, the Def Jam hip-hop duo, are playing there on June […]

Live Better: Tips For Dominating The Grocery Store
Posted by Bret Gornik on May 20, 2015 at 7:05 pm

“Live Better” is a weekly segment where we feature nutrition and fitness advice from the creators of Live Better, Bret Gornik and Jason Loebig. From workout advice to diet tips, […]

A List Of The 26 Worst Elite Daily Lists
Posted by Will Wilson on May 19, 2015 at 8:30 pm

I hate lists. They’re lazy, pointless, and attributing to our generation’s already dismal attention spans (or lack thereof). See the thing about a list is it’s the easiest thing for […]

Photos Of Chicago’s Insane New Elevated Park, Bloomingdale Trail
Posted by Keegan Goudie on May 19, 2015 at 1:45 am

One of our former staff members, who has been fired for illegally trespassing onto city property under construction, snapped some photos of Chicago’s new elevated parkway, the Bloomingdale […]

VIDEO: Drunk Asshole Crashes His Lamborghini Into Grant Park
Posted by Keegan Goudie on May 17, 2015 at 10:50 pm

The headline is not misleading. Some extremely rich and also extremely drunk dude crashed his car into Grant Park. The crash itself was not caught on video, but the driver’s successful […]

‘Mad Max’ Is A Creative, Progressive, Blockbuster Masterpiece
Posted by Carlyn Hill on May 17, 2015 at 9:39 pm

Mad Max: Fury Road is like the nerdy girl who takes off her glasses at prom and is suddenly crazy hot. Or in this case, the guy who takes off the face mask and is suddenly awesome. Nobody […]