My John Pinette Story

I need to share my John Pinette story. Somewhere around 10-13 years ago, I was enjoying a night with friends at the Pour House in Chicago, one of my regular hangouts. We became good friends with Al, the owner, and often went to after-hours bars with him. He knew a lot of people. On this…

A New Slazenger 7 Video

Despite our inactivity, my band Slazenger 7 has a new video up and running on YouTube. This video is for our anthem titled "Chicago." Guitarist Todd put this together a few weeks ago, though we shot the footage in drummer Matt's basement well over a year ago. It's a pretty good piece of work, in…

Wolfmother at the Metro

Last night I saw the band Wolfmother at the Metro here in Chicago. For those of you not familiar with Wolfmother, I suggest you acquaint yourself with them, because they're the future of rock 'n' roll. Lead singer Andrew Stockdale has a voice similar to that of Jack White of the White Stripes and the…

Cub fan and a Sox man.

Last night the Chicago White Sox clinched a trip to the World Series. This is seriously an amazing feat, considering they haven't been there since 1959 and haven't won one since 1917. But the side effect of this is that the Cubs are getting as much press for not getting there as the White Sox…

Sox Pride In Chicago

Chicago baseball I know I just wrote about the Sox, but I took this pic with my phone the other night. I happened to be down at Buckingham Fountain and this was the view north. That's the Blue Cross building, I believe.