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The Daily Endorsement: Youtube Time Machine

As a young, up-and-coming whatever the hell I am, I’m always interested in learning more about the world/culture/politics/influence/success. So, this is me sharing with you what I find on these here internets. I was born in 1985. Sadly, due to my brain being mashed potatoes at the time, I can’t recall any of the fun… Continue reading ‘The Daily Endorsement: Youtube Time Machine’



Fun stuff: Ernest hangs with Carlos Bocanegra at SmallBar Division

Something to know about me: I’m a soccer FREAK. Yes, the sport isn’t as well-loved as American Football and the Fire won’t be inciting the religious fervor that the Bears do around Chicago, but there’s something about soccer that has pulled me in for a few years now. I support the Fire and Everton FC,… Continue reading ‘Fun stuff: Ernest hangs with Carlos Bocanegra at SmallBar Division’



The Daily Endorsement: Monocle.

As a young, up-and-coming whatever the hell I am, I’m always interested in learning more about the world/culture/politics/influence/success. So, this is me sharing with you what I find on these here internets. Up first? The best periodical I know of currently, Monocle. (image from Fitzroy&Finn.co.uk) Founded by a gent named Tyler Brûlé, the mag relies… Continue reading ‘The Daily Endorsement: Monocle.’



One to put on the calendar: Chronicles of the Cursed

(This ain’t your mom’s haunted house..) It’s simple: Beginning this weekend (Friday, October 8th to be specific) at the 500 block of West Grand Avenue, get the ever-loving CRAP scared out of you at Chronicles of the Cursed: The Haunted Sinkhole. Here be the details: First, go check out the Chronicles site. There’s a cool… Continue reading ‘One to put on the calendar: Chronicles of the Cursed’



Fun stuff: Ernest goes to Mission: Red Experience Auction

One of the perks of this gig is that I get to take part in some amazing events. This one was no different, as I emceed the 2010 edition of the Mission: Red Experience Auction this past Friday evening. It was my first time ever working as an auctioneer, but lack of experience apparently wasn’t… Continue reading ‘Fun stuff: Ernest goes to Mission: Red Experience Auction’



Tales from the Summer Music Sampler: Rick’s double-down review (Margot & the Nuclear So-and-Sos/Land of Talk review)

In case you missed it, I’m giving all you future concert reviewers a shot right ‘chere on the blog via the Music Sampler, brought to you by Bud Light! Check the link, get a pair of tickets, send me a review. Easy-peasy. Today, we’ve got a DOUBLE review from Rick O’Donnell. MARGOT & THE NUCLEAR… Continue reading ‘Tales from the Summer Music Sampler: Rick’s double-down review (Margot & the Nuclear So-and-Sos/Land of Talk review)’



Who the?! Introducing Barrio Bonito

Meet my new friends, Mr. Bill Galioto and Mr. Jacob Schipper. You ever wonder who the heroic leaders of non-profit orgs are? Probably not…unless that’s the kind of thing you’re into. It’s time you start paying more attention. Bill and Jacob are showcasing youth talent who participate in Barrio Bonito’s urban youth career development program… Continue reading ‘Who the?! Introducing Barrio Bonito’