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Yes, but will it waffle?

This weekend, on RedEye Remix on WGN Radio, esteemed producer Kate Gibson and I talked with Dan Shumski, author of “Will It Waffle?” and I’m ready to forego my “no unitasking kitchen tools” rule and get a waffle iron because, as it turns out, Dan proves you can do a whole helluva lot with a waffle […]

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12 most recent emails I have written with the words “I feel”

Inspired from Steph Yiu’s Hoppy Cow, this is a project that inspired the crap outta me when I first saw her do it a few years ago. So, time to give it a whirl myself. October 3, 2014: Amy to Kate “I feel like we should give it a good planning session, promote it a […]

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Rectangles on rectangles on rectangles.
Rectangles on rectangles on rectangles.
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The world is my oyster

This week on RedEye Remix on WGN Radio, esteemed producer Kate Gibson and I welcomed Logan Oyster Social founders and RedEye’s Big Ideal Award-winners, Rickie and Jannice Perez to the show. They talked about starting their unique business, their passion for seafood and, bless ‘em, they brought oysters and they delicious homemade sauces for us […]

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Doing the live radio broadcast of
Doing the live radio broadcast of "It's A Wonderful Life" in WGN Radio, hanging out w the fabulous and super-cool Karolyn Grimes, who so famously played Zuzu in the original film.
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Guinness Record: check

Once in a while an idea comes up that makes you say, “hell, that’s just crazy enough to be awesome. Let’s go for it.” Extra cool when that idea involves the good people at the Guinness World Records. Such was the case today: outside the Tribune Tower, as the result of many combined efforts and […]

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Sweet gifts from Chanukah 3.
Sweet gifts from Chanukah 3.
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The future is French

Good news for me and my fellow Francophiles– according to piece in Forbes, French might be the most important language to know in the future (“Want to know the Language of the future? The data suggests it could be French“):

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#PacMan4Life.
#PacMan4Life.
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The Cure: finally

Last night, I was finally able to cross “see The Cure play live” off my Life List, thanks to Riot Fest.

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#tbt to joyful multiculturalism.
#tbt to joyful multiculturalism.
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Help find this cat

This is Mila, my friend’s cat. She’s missing. She’s also not an outdoor cat, but is microchipped, but is probably frightened and thus, skittish. If you are in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago (near Diversey/Lakewood), please keep and eye out for her. And, if you see her, please note the location and let me know. […]

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Bringing @firecakes sufganiyot onto the radio with me tonight. ❤️
Bringing @firecakes sufganiyot onto the radio with me tonight. ❤️
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Music, music, writing

This weekend, on RedEye Remix on WGN Radio, Ernest Wilkins, producer Kate Gibson and I talk music (including the moment our minds are blown with an America cover done by Michael Jackson in the 1980s), upcoming RedEye Rock n’ Vote event, and RedEye first-time columnist Kate Conway swings by to talk about the “butch girl invisibility […]

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