The Ongoing Struggle To Keep High School Football Talent In Illinois
Posted by Evan Hogenkamp on Mar 29, 2015 at 7:28 pm

It’s no secret the state of Illinois has recently had a problem with losing their high school football talent to more attractive offers given by out-of-state teams – often Big Ten […]

Aaron Rodgers Wouldn’t Give Dennis Dodd An Interview, So He Decided To Cry About It
Posted by Brian Lendino on Mar 29, 2015 at 5:33 pm

Sound the alarm, this is one of maybe three times you’ll ever see me voice support for Aaron Rodgers. But as I showed when I talked about Marshawn Lynch, I’ll gladly be the voice of the […]

Hinsdale Central Great Brian Wardle Hired As Bradley Head Coach
Posted by Peter Hahn on Mar 28, 2015 at 10:25 pm

Earlier this week, we noted how the state of college basketball in Illinois is at an all-time low. Dramatic? Maybe. But it’s hard to argue the facts, and the facts are that the Land of Lincoln […]

The Only Tom Izzo Vine You’ll Ever Need
Posted by Peter Hahn on Mar 28, 2015 at 7:13 pm

It’s Tom Izzo’s world, we’re all just living in it. Well, at least for one month of the year. Izzo and Michigan State won their third game of the 2015 NCAA Tournament last night, […]

For Every Jahlil Okafor, There Is A Cliff Alexander
Posted by Peter Hahn on Mar 27, 2015 at 11:14 pm

The further Jahlil Okafor leads Duke in the NCAA Tournament, the more he proves how symbolic this season has been.  What’s most significant about this Duke team – besides being one […]

Ultra Music Festival 2015: Live Thread Of The Shenanigans
Posted by Charlie Pepin on Mar 27, 2015 at 10:08 pm

Well folks, festival season officially begins today. Unfortunately, we live in the Midwest. So while it looks like spring, it certainly doesn’t feel like it. But what’s why […]

The Lollapalooza Lineup Was Released Six Days Early, Here’s Why
Posted by Keegan Goudie on Mar 25, 2015 at 5:51 pm

If you thought the Lollapalooza lineup came a bit early this year, that’s because it did. According to our sources, the official announcement was scheduled for early next week, not early this […]

Lollapalooza 2015: Lineup Speculation For Summer’s Main Event (UPDATED)
Posted by Keegan Goudie on Mar 25, 2015 at 3:33 am

This post was originally published on 1/22/2015. SCROLL TO BOTTOM FOR DETAILS ON LINEUP LEAK. Here’s our ongoing speculation of who will play at Lollapalooza 2015 this summer. Scroll to the […]

OWSLA Spring Compilation: Helping Nerds Get Laid Since 2011
Posted by Chas Goudie on Mar 22, 2015 at 11:52 pm

Vanity record label OWSLA has been busy over the past couple years. Founder Sonny “Skrillex” Moore and co-founders Tim “Bitvargen” Smith, Kathryn Frazier, and […]

TheSixThirty.com Launches “Song of the Day” Page
Posted by Chas Goudie on Mar 21, 2015 at 7:15 pm

Everybody loves music. Don’t even try to argue with me on this. You’ll lose every single time. As our good friend Frank Kaminsky told us in an interview last week, “When I put on my […]

We Tried The Starbucks Birthday Cake Frappuccino
Posted by Carlyn Hill on Mar 30, 2015 at 12:57 am

For Starbucks 20th birthday, they’ve released the Birthday Cake Frappuccino. Much like a real birthday, the festivities of Starbucks’ big “two-oh” won’t last long. In […]

Jim Bachor, The Artist Who Paints Chicago Potholes
Posted by Carlyn Hill on Mar 28, 2015 at 11:00 pm

It’s rare to get a street artist who makes something both beautiful and functional. But Jim Bachor makes beautiful mosaic art pieces that he uses to fill the potholes that are the scourge of […]

15 Dream Jobs You Didn’t Know Existed
Posted by Carlyn Hill on Mar 27, 2015 at 4:42 pm

Any employed creative person – myself very much included – have one thing in common: we can almost all say that we love our jobs. Seriously, being creative and paid and able to live on […]

Interview: What It’s Like To Be In Blue Man Group
Posted by Carlyn Hill on Mar 26, 2015 at 5:36 pm

I used to be totally freaked out by the Blue Man Group. Don’t get me wrong, I wasn’t checking my closet for blue men or anything, although I might after writing that. […]

THE SIX THIRTY DICTIONARY: “Social Media”
Posted by Keegan Goudie on Mar 26, 2015 at 4:29 pm

Hello everyone. As you know, we like to create an open forum for discussion on meaningful topics. But only sometimes. Usually, we just write extremely vague shit that nobody cares about. We’re […]