What will be 2015's 'Song of the Summer'?

Ever year, fans, music writers and industry suits talk endlessly about a “Song of the Summer,” a fun and beach-ready pop anthem to soundtrack the season. Figuring out whether there is a definitive “Song of the Summer” or whether it's just a craven but brilliant marketing idea isn’t the point of...

Man who blew marijuana smoke in pet chameleon's mouth acquitted

A West Side man whose video of himself smoking marijuana with his pet chameleon went viral and led to a misdemeanor animal cruelty charge was acquitted Wednesday by a Cook County judge who found his behavior immature but not criminal.

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    Contract issues won't keep Matt Forte away from Bears training camp

    Matt Forte's eyes remain wide open. The veteran running back knows his days with the Bears might be numbered, his current contract set to expire next March. But Forte, at age 29 and entering his eighth season, also has been around long enough to possess a mature savvy with which to better handle...

  • 'The Bachelorette' episode 2 recap: Amy Schumer recognizes this show for what it is

    'The Bachelorette' episode 2 recap: Amy Schumer recognizes this show for what it is

    Welcome to RedEye’s coverage of “The Bachelorette,” arguably the most misogynistic show on television! The format is pretty simple: Five women of RedEye each drafted five of the 25 competing men. Everyone gets one point for every man who gets through each week.

  • Chicago real estate | 4518 S. Drexel Boulevard

    Chicago real estate | 4518 S. Drexel Boulevard

    The Victorian Era ended a really long time ago, but stepping into this Kenwood mansion, you would barely know it. From the original molding to the pocket doors to the five ornate fireplaces, the house is draped in embellishments of the era, although it has been tastefully updated by Karisus Design...

  • Forget the velociraptor: New 'Jurassic World' dino has serious bite

    Forget the velociraptor: New 'Jurassic World' dino has serious bite

    "Jurassic World" director talks up new dino, Grandmaster Flash lands Netflix gig and the Pope is WAY behind on "Game of Thrones" (and every other show)... Source: Handout The quote “We’re surrounded by wonder and yet we want more. And we want it bigger, faster, louder, better. And in the world...

  • Nikon introduces 'Heartography'

    Nikon introduces 'Heartography'

    Nikon developed a device that helps turn emotions into photographs. By strapping a case onto a camera that reads a dog's heartbeat, Nikon has found a way to make photographers out of canines ("dogographers"). When the dog sees something exciting, and their heart rate goes up, the...

  • Get sandy at Wrigley this Friday for #BudFridays

    Get sandy at Wrigley this Friday for #BudFridays

    Expect lots and lots of sand this Friday at Wrigley Field. Budweiser Bleacher Fridays is back with a Beach Bash May 29, where the Cubs play host to the Kansas City Royals. “The Sand Pirate” Janet Moore Schrader will be in the bleachers creating a Cubs-themed sand castle in the “Platform 14” area...

  • Want to record at Abbey Road -- for free? With new studio partnership, Converse foots the bill

    Want to record at Abbey Road -- for free? With new studio partnership, Converse foots the bill

    Perhaps more famous than Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way,” Outkast’s “Ms. Jackson” or Bob Marley’s “No Woman, No Cry” are the studios in which they were birthed: London’s Abbey Road; Atlanta’s Stankonia; and Kingston, Jamaica’s Tuff Gong. Ask any musician and they'll likely tell you they'd kill for...

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  • Ex-Bull Brunson opts for Friday bench trial

    Ex-Bull Brunson opts for Friday bench trial

    Former Chicago Bull Rick Brunson is expected to stand trial on charges of sexual abuse this Friday, May 29, after his trial date was pushed back during a hearing Wednesday.

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