…play it cool

Today, I thought I’d take a moment for fashion. Partially because it happens to be National Bow Tie Day and mostly because I happen to love a surprising number of shows that have quite a lot to do with bow ties. (Can we make this a genre, Netflix?) Few fashion statements have endured the same…

…find common ground

This Earth Day Eve, crusaders, I thought it would be nice to (at least for a moment) put our differences aside and remember the one thing that all of us have in common. No matter what our beliefs are, what our background is, all of us are from the same place, planet Earth.

…chill out

Crusaders, I have a bone to pick with the weather. After a week of frigid temperatures, a lot of the country is staring down three days of 50-degree days, and I for one do not trust it. Not just because I’ve just fully regained sensation in my face…

…Stay Curious

Children of the 90’s (and others with an undying thirst for knowledge), I have some great news…Yes, everyone’s favorite “Science Guy” is back, on Netflix, this Friday. His new show, “Bill Nye Saves the World,” promises all the science, quirkiness, and curiosity of the original series. It also could not have come at a better…

…put it mildly

It’s the last weekend of January, and here in sunny (I say that with slight irony) Chicago, we’re in the middle of a weather miracle. We’re talking nearly 50 degrees, people.

…give it a few days

I hope think it’s safe to assume that we’ve all been posed with that age-old hypothetical question on peer pressure: If everyone jumped off the bridge, would you jump too?