Chicago Sports Radio Host Shits In The Studio, Flees The Building

Les Grobstein, overnight host for 670 The Score, is a sort-of legend in Chicago, not just for his encyclopedic knowledge of area sports but for being, basically, the real life Oscar Madison. (See this great old Ben Joravsky piece, which among other things details how Grobstein got the infamous Lee Elia rant on tape,… » 3/27/14 9:43pm 3/27/14 9:43pm

Watch This Chicago 'L' Train Jump The Tracks And Run Up An Escalator

The other day, a Chicago Transit Authority operator apparently fell asleep, and the Blue Line train she was running consequently jumped the tracks at O'Hare and ran up a god damn escalator, injuring 32 people, causing an estimated $6 million in damage and screwing up commutes all over the city. Here is raw security… » 3/26/14 12:07pm 3/26/14 12:07pm

Comcast SportsNet Airs Our Version Of Cubs Mascot With Cock And Balls

Earlier this week we introduced you to terrifying Cubs mascot Clark The Cub and invited you to do horrible things to him. We started you off with Jim Cooke's full-frontal rendition, which is exactly what Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic aired to viewers across the Washington, D.C. area tonight. » 1/14/14 11:21pm 1/14/14 11:21pm

A Brief History Of Terrible Chicago Mascots

The Chicago Cubs unveiled their new mascot yesterday to little acclaim. That's what happens when you create a mascot that looks like a nightmarish, perverted furry and lends itself to horrible Photoshop alterations. But Clark the Cub is just the latest in a long line of ill-advised Chicago mascots. Here now is a quick… » 1/14/14 2:33pm 1/14/14 2:33pm

The Cubs' New Mascot Is A Nightmarish, Perverted Furry

In an apparent effort to get the public to stop paying so much attention to their tenuous connections to the traditional baseball experience and start paying more attention to them as a baseball team, the Chicago Cubs have spent the last while systematically eradicating everything that's even remotely attractive about… » 1/13/14 4:53pm 1/13/14 4:53pm

Watch As Grand Theft Auto Plays Out For Real In The Streets Of Chicago

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Belmont Avenue is a perfectly typical street on Chicago's North Side. There's a stretch of it not too far from Wrigley Field that has a good used book store and a bakery with decent crognets, and as you head west from there, the storefront shopping slowly disappears from the streetscape, leaving you, before long, on… » 11/06/13 4:11pm 11/06/13 4:11pm