Happy World Of Haribo

German confectioner Haribo, is building a $242 million, 500,000-square-foot candy-making facility in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. The move is expected to create at least 400 [Read more...]

March 28, 2017

This beer tastes like sh!t

San Diego’s Stone Brewing is crafting a new beer, Full Circle Pale Ale, with a particular type of water: treated sewage water. The decision to use water that [Read more...]

March 21, 2017

Holiday Safety

I’ve been a State Farm customer since my mid-teens and though I sometimes question the antiquated policies they operate under, they’ve been there the couple of [Read more...]

December 21, 2016

A trip down horrorbles lane

Over the weekend, we stopped by Horrorbles Horror & Science-Fiction Memorabilia store.  The last time we shopped there, they were still located on Roosevelt just east [Read more...]

December 8, 2016

Release your inner van Gogh

Pokemon Go is all the rage these days, but if you want to spend your free time in a more creative way, then you’ll do better downloading Prisma.  Few apps have [Read more...]

July 12, 2016

Passing of a visionary

Earlier this morning, I learned that special effects designer and visionary, Tony Dyson died earlier this month at the age of 68.  I don’t recall hearing about it on [Read more...]

March 16, 2016

Ash Wednesday

Today is Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent, a season of fasting and prayer.  Later this morning, I’ll be joining the millions of people around the world that will line [Read more...]

February 10, 2016

Goose Island Refunds

To our loyal fans, Each year you stand in long lines in the cold to get your hands on Bourbon County Stout and the special variants. This is beer that we hope is shared on [Read more...]

January 18, 2016


Week after week, fellow editor Johnny Stonebraker keeps surprising me with the obscure and the zany.  This time around, I think I’ve bested his series of [Read more...]

January 14, 2016

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