Little Things to be Grateful For

Everyday, there are so many little things in life that we let pass us by without a second thought. But it’s always good to stop and think about the small things and take a second to appreciate them. Below are 10 little things in life we often take for granted but should be grateful for. 1….

Reasons We Still Love Rachel (Even If Netflix Doesn’t)

News broke this week that Netflix is taking Friends off of their instant streaming come 2019. People are kind of freaking, but I’m too busy thinking about how long Friends has been around (also, I don’t really care about the Netflix news…I grabbed the complete series on DVD years ago). It’s crazy to me that the…

Shows To Watch To Get Into The Thanksgiving Spirit

Thanksgiving tends to be the holiday that gets lost in the shuffle of attention. There are hardly any Thanksgiving movies, like there are Christmas and Halloween movies. People don’t tend to decorate very much for Turkey Day. However, this third Thursday in November has always been my favorite as it’s usually a laid back day…

Tidbit Challenges: Could You Watch This Many Movies in a Year?

Last year, I challenged myself to watch 50 new (to me) movies within a year’s time span. I was honestly surprised at the fact that I accomplished this goal, seeing as I have a tendency to re-watch the same things over and over. So, I figured if I could do 50, why not up the ante and…

Navy Is My Favorite Color

Every Nov. 11, we stop and think about a very special group of Americans: veterans. On Veteran’s Day, it is important to reflect on how lucky we are to have had men and women fight for our freedoms. You may know one of these people, you may even be one of these people. Either way,…

Tom Dreesen Offers Touching Advice

Tom Dreesen returns home Comedy legend Tom Dreesen recently returned home to Chicago to share a few words with a small group of fans at WLS-AM 890, an event hosted by Chicago radio personalities, Bob Sirott and Marianne Murciano. Before Dreesen came out to address the crowd, Sirott and Murciano explained that this was their…

Nine Flicks For A ’90s Movie Night

Now that it’s November, the dreaded cold weather is just around the corner. Since going out on the weekends in the cold is a lot less fun, you need to get creative with staying-in plans. However, nothing beats a good old-fashioned movie night. For your next movie marathon, add a throwback element to the mix with…

‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ Pops Up in Chicago, 60654

Even though Chicago’s been hit with consistent 50 degree weather, Friday felt like a hot Los Angeles night. Ironside Bar & Galley in River North is hosting one of the latest pop-ups: Peach Pit After Dark. For those of you who may not know, the Peach Pit was the major diner hang on the hit…

Internet Docu-Series Seeks Millennials to Interview on “Aliveness”

The Internet Documentary Series, “The Search For Aliveness”, is seeking millennials with strong digital lifestyles for interview. The filmmakers behind the project are traveling the world, interviewing real people about what aliveness means to them. If selected for interview, the team will travel to your location and will work around your schedule for filming. To…

Happy “Back to the Future” Day!

Today is October 21, 2018. This is three years after Marty and Doc traveled to the future in Back to the Future Part II, and The Tidbit is going to take you back to what went down on that day… Rarely does a film come along that captures the hearts of audience members of all…

Tidbits of Chicago Ghost Stories

   Ghostly Chicago Paranormal and ghostly activity, and the stories and myths that come with it, is something that goes back as far as anyone can remember. Folklore, film, and art having to deal with the horror genre all exist due to the fact that paranormal activity is something that is very real and appreciated…