This is how I spent my 26th birthday.
A search of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s online database shows that on...– It appears that based on the success of Goose Island’s 312 beer, parent company Anheuser-Busch is exploring the idea of taking the “beer named after your local area code” thing national. Chicago: We stay trendsettin’. (via redeyechicago)
You all are suffering from a deficiency of Vitamin “Random 80’s jams that have no business being played together”. I want you to know that I’m here for you in your time of need. Here is your cure. I love you all and want to throw a party where you all come and drink beer and go, “OOOHshitthismahsonnng” I want that for us, Tumblr buds.
The King of the Deal →
longformorg: A profile of Hollywood agent Irving “Swifty” Lazar. Michael Korda | New Yorker | Mar 1993 God Bless this Tumblr.
Bride-to-be: ‘Music Midtown ruined my wedding' →
sheatsb: Oh, we’re so sorry that your private wedding in a building on public land had to be “ruined” by an event for fifty-five thousand people that will spend a good deal of money supporting a communal event in a city that desperately needs them. Nevermind it’s the largest outdoor event of it’s kind in years, or that it’ll raise money for kids (“Will someone PLEASE think of the children!”)....
Here's my column from the weekend paper for you... →
Illinois drops writing from standardized exam →
thelifeguardlibrarian: Illinois is down to just reading and arithmetic. Writing skills will no longer be tested during the state’s standardized exams for high school juniors every spring. The Chicago Tribune reports that eliminating the writing exams will save about $2.4 million amid the state’s budgetary shortfalls. Illinois had already dropped writing assessments for elementary and...