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Favorite Chicago Sounds

What is FCS
Favorite Chicago Sounds is a collaborative web site designed to showcase unique audio portraits of Chicago and mirror what Chicagoans think about their city’s soundscape. 68 more words

Geolocalized Recordings

Walter Stadnick and the Rise of the International Canadian Biker

November 18th, 2015

The old maxim reflects that often it are the times that make the man. In the case of Walter “Nurget” Stadnick, it is possible to propose that, in this case, the man indeed made the times. 5,450 more words

North America

Sympathy for the Syrian Devil

French President François Hollande marched into Washington, D.C., Tuesday, accompanied by the beat of war drums and cries of “Aux armes, citoyens!” President Flanby — custard, as the French derisively dub their jiggly, inoffensive Socialist leader — has turned into Rambo these days. 1,571 more words

Middle East

Fed on Track to Hike, But When?

The October FOMC minutes show that policy makers are on track to hike rates soon. Debates within the Committee over the cause of weak wages and the risks to the inflation outlook will not delay lift-off; only deterioration in the data or financial conditions could do that at this point. 381 more words

50 into the 30s: Planning for my 30s

As depressing as some people may believe it is, I’m actually incredibly stoked about hitting my 30s. That means thirty years of traveling and experiencing life! 273 more words

North America