| Aug 4, 2013
| 7:00 AM
As has been thoroughly documented, the past decade or so has not been easy for independent musicians, particularly for those with a taste for venturing outside typical bounds of rock and pop. Consider producer-musician Chris Schlarb, who at 36 years old...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Here we go again!
It’s time to take the Bravo jet down to a little city where the heat is on all night, on the beach, till the break of dawn. Bravo’s installment of America’s paradise, Miami, is back and more twisted than ever, and it&...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Video game sales fell to $443 milllion in July, representing a drop of 19% from the same time a year earlier, according to a newly released report from researcher the NPD Group.
Hardware sales declined a more precipitous 34% to $99 million in July, from...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 6:49 PM
The gig: Michael Dubin, 35, is chief executive and co-founder of Dollar Shave Club, a subscription service that delivers razors and laughs. When Dubin released a YouTube video in March 2012 introducing his company, where members can get razors starting at...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 9:08 AM
With all the hype surrounding the newest and hottest pieces of technology on the market, it’s easy to forget about some products of years past that were destined for failure.
The newest version of the iPhone is due to be unveiled next month and...
| Aug 19, 2013
3619 W. North Ave. 773-772-8435
Looks like: The United Nations. Head over around lunch and you'll find a cross-section of Chicago, all breaking cemita bread.
Smells like: Spit-roasted garlic- and onion-spiked meat
Sounds like: The...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Riot Games became the latest video game developer to suffer a data breach, the Santa Monica company disclosed Tuesday.
Real names, user names, email addresses and encrypted passwords belonging to "a portion" of North American players of League of...
| Aug 23, 2013
Within 3 1/2 minutes, performance artist Jillian Mayer goes from weird to mystifying with her short film "MakeUp Tutorial: How To Hide From Cameras."
Speaking cheerfully, Mayer, of Plantation, presents a parody of illegal surveillance in the age of...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:53 AM
In technology, companies are unveiling new products almost every day, touting each as if it were the one device that will truly change the world.
Rarely is that true, and for every big hit there are many misses.
For whatever reason -- perhaps a...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:02 AM
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Hiroshi Yamauchi, who ran Nintendo for more than 50 years and led the Japanese company's transition from traditional playing-card maker to video-game giant, has died. He was 85.
Kyoto-based Nintendo said Yamauchi, who was also known for owning the...