"I called up the bait shop and asked, ‘You got worms?’ And they were like, ‘Yeah, we got worms, what kind do you need?’ I was stunned, didn’t know what to say. They had like five different kinds of worms, so I just got nightcrawlers."

-Our photo editor, Lenny Gilmore, on how he made this photo illustration come together. Lenny ate that banana and the apple but did not eat the egg from that shell. The writer of the story, Rachel Cromidas, asked in a meeting, “What happened to the rest of the bag of Cheetos?”  
Click here to read Rachel’s story about Chicago’s recycling problem. 

"I called up the bait shop and asked, ‘You got worms?’ And they were like, ‘Yeah, we got worms, what kind do you need?’ I was stunned, didn’t know what to say. They had like five different kinds of worms, so I just got nightcrawlers."

-Our photo editor, Lenny Gilmore, on how he made this photo illustration come together. Lenny ate that banana and the apple but did not eat the egg from that shell. The writer of the story, Rachel Cromidas, asked in a meeting, “What happened to the rest of the bag of Cheetos?”  

Click here to read Rachel’s story about Chicago’s recycling problem. 

OK, so … 

Two of our staffers, Ernest Wilkins and Mick Swasko, are basically two guys out of a buddy cop comedy. So we slowly started concocting the details of a new TNT buddy cop drama, called “Knight & Daye,” featuring their hijinks. 

It has gotten completely out of control — entire scripts have been written, trailers have been made — as evidenced by their inclusion in this week’s RedEye Rundown news recap. 

Watch it, here. It is seriously ridiculous. 

Cool thing: Chicago up-and-comer Tink is now working with Timbaland on a “big project.”



my next big project is this new artist @Official_Tink
— Timbaland (@Timbaland) April 8, 2014
Tink — along with Sasha Go Hard and Katie Got Bandz — was featured on our cover in 2012 while she was still in high school:

What do you think about other artists in Chicago right now?
It’s a big movement going on right now. I love it. I feel like everybody is out here putting work in. It’s so beautiful.

Full story from 2012, here. 

Cool thing: Chicago up-and-comer Tink is now working with Timbaland on a “big project.”

Tink — along with Sasha Go Hard and Katie Got Bandz — was featured on our cover in 2012 while she was still in high school:

What do you think about other artists in Chicago right now?

It’s a big movement going on right now. I love it. I feel like everybody is out here putting work in. It’s so beautiful.

Full story from 2012, here. 

suitsandboots
suitsandboots:

Hey Tumblr people in Chicago and surrounding suburbs, I need your help!
If you see a car like this (‘97-00’ Mercedes C-Class C220, C230 or C280) with a smashed up front right (passenger side) corner with broken headlight glass, please please please grab the license plate number and message me with it! Partial plate or even the location where you saw it would help.
Long story short, someone driving a car like this destroyed my car that was parked on Fullerton in Logan at about 2:45 this morning. They didn’t leave a note but they did leave some broken headlight glass and a portion of a fender liner.

Get on it, Internet Justice League of Chicago. 

suitsandboots:

Hey Tumblr people in Chicago and surrounding suburbs, I need your help!

If you see a car like this (‘97-00’ Mercedes C-Class C220, C230 or C280) with a smashed up front right (passenger side) corner with broken headlight glass, please please please grab the license plate number and message me with it! Partial plate or even the location where you saw it would help.

Long story short, someone driving a car like this destroyed my car that was parked on Fullerton in Logan at about 2:45 this morning. They didn’t leave a note but they did leave some broken headlight glass and a portion of a fender liner.

Get on it, Internet Justice League of Chicago.