Carrie Mroczkowski

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A Rational Conversation: Passing Judgment On Music In 2015 With So Sad Today

<i>"</i><i>A Rational Conversation</i><i>"</i> <i>is a column by writer</i> <i>Eric Ducker</i> <i>in which he gets on instant messenger or the phone with a special guest to examine a music-related subject that's entered the pop culture consciousness.</i><p><i>With another year down the drain, now comes the inevitable need to try to make some sense</i> …

New Chicago shops

Trends come and go, but you can count on new Chicago shops opening every month. We're keeping track of the biggest debuts, from indie boutiques to …

The Untold Story of Violent Muslim Opinions (Graphic Warning)

By the Numbers is an honest and open discussion, hosted by Raheel Raza president of Muslims Facing Tomorrow, about Muslim opinions and demographics. …

Acne Scars Don't Stand A Chance Against This Mask

As pretty much anyone who has ever had a breakout knows, pimples are fleeting — but an acne scar, much like a diamond, lasts forever (or at least, it …

Skin Care

Humans of New York and the Cavalier Consumption of Others

The most famous photograph from Brandon Stanton’s new book, “Humans of New York: Stories”—the one you have probably seen or read about or heard discussed—is of a boy in an open black bubble jacket. Beneath the jacket is a fleece-lined hoodie, also black, and in his hand the boy holds a black …

This Entrepreneur Helps Moms Find Remote Jobs and Make More Money

Mediacorp

How These 12 Freelance Business Owners Earn $100K/year

How These 12 Freelance Business Owners Earn Over $100,000 Per Year<p>September 19, 2016<p>Leaving your day job and launching your own freelance business is …

Anne-Marie Slaughter: Women Are Sexist, Too

Like many people, I loved the movie <i>Frozen</i>. When I got to the theme song “Let It Go,” sung by one of the movie’s two heroines, who has decided to let …

Parenting

There's an Illustrious New Literary Journal in Town

Two and a half years ago, the critic and editor <b>John Freeman</b> abruptly resigned his post as editor in chief of <i>Granta</i>, the tweedy British literary magazine that he’d spent several years remaking for a 21st-century readership. His departure—due, he said, to a slashed budget from the magazine’s …

How to Do Brunch Like a Social Motherf*cker

Make it your most wicked meal of the week (in a good way).<p>Make your Sunday spread badass with these flavor bombs from the potty-mouthed authors of the new cookbook <i>Thug Kitchen Party Grub</i> ($25.99, Rodale Books, available October 13 at amazon.com)*<p><b>Go Herb Yourself</b>Mince up a seasoning that complements …

Recipes

Donald Trump Just Stopped Being Funny

So two yahoos from Southie in my hometown of Boston severely beat up a Hispanic homeless guy earlier this week. While being arrested, one of the …

Donald Trump

The Real Heroes Are Dead

A love story.<p>As Susan Greer was walking her golden retriever one morning near her home, in Morristown, New Jersey, she heard footsteps behind her. It was just after six, on a warm Saturday in late July of 1998; she liked the quiet and the early-morning light. The footsteps came closer, and then a …

Empathy

A Flexible, Work-From-Home Job: Earn $25 an Hour as a Transcriptionist

DISCLOSURE:<p>Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We’re letting you know because it’s what Honest Abe would do. After all, he is on …

Mediacorp

9 Gripping Debuts

<i>Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.</i><p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>9 Gripping Debuts<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

Want Healthy, Glowing Skin? It’s Time to Think Like a Drunk Elephant

Every now and then we come across a beauty brand that stops us in our tracks. This was recently the case with Drunk Elephant. While we’ll admit it …

Skin Care

How one man went from working a soul-sucking 9-5 to earning $10,000 a month online

"The highlight of my day was driving to and from work, just because those were the moments I had an excuse to listen to music and not think about how little my life was going anywhere," he remembers. "It wasn't even that I was unhappy. I was just so unmotivated."<p>When the company he worked for was …

Graphic Design Agency for Sales and Marketing Materials

Lightboard is a new kind of design agency.<p>No fancy office. No expense accounts.<p>Just quality design, delivered efficiently and reliably.<p>What makes us …

Project Management

11 Grants for Women-Owned Businesses You Need to Know About

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2014, there were close to 9.1 million women-owned businesses in the United States, a 68 percent increase since 1997, according to The 2014 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report from American Express. This percentage increase …

Small Business

Thrive Market

Expert Reviews<p>Discover how easy healthy living can be! Join Now<p>Jillian Michaels<p>America's Favorite Wellness Coach<p>"Thrive Market makes healthy living …

The best restaurants near the 606

Sure, the 606 connects a number of Chicago communities, reinvents a disused industrial eyesore as family-friendly public space, and adds miles of …

Dining Rooms

Amanda Miller

Booty, hips, thighs and tummy -- no squats!!<p>Find a wall and take off your shoes so your momma don't kill ya!!

Going Through A Midlife Crisis? 'Summerlong' Is No Escape

Do not read this book if you are unhappy. It will kill you.<p>Don't read it if you're sad. Don't read it if you're restless. Don't read it if you're in pain or lost or choked with grief. Don't read it unless your marriage is rock-solid. Don't read it if, sometimes, you wake late at night and think of …

Leslie Beck: Intermittent fasting, done right, can lead to weight loss

<b>The question</b><p>What does intermittent fasting mean? I have heard that it can help you lose weight and live longer. Is that true? Is it safe?<p><b>The answer</b><p>Whether long-term calorie restriction increases life expectancy in humans isn't known. Data do show, however, that people who eat a nutrient-dense, …

Holistic Medicine

Why Startups Love Moleskines

Last summer in Toronto, I found myself at a Demo Day, one of those tech-industry events where eager representatives of a dozen startups bound onto a stage and spend five minutes selling their visions of a utopian future expedited by antibacterial screen wipes that will change the world (something …

The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think

It is now one hundred years since drugs were first banned -- and all through this long century of waging war on drugs, we have been told a story about addiction by our teachers and by our governments. This story is so deeply ingrained in our minds that we take it for granted. It seems obvious. It …

Why Joe Biden Should Run

On the night of October 11, 2012, Barack Obama loped across the tarmac at Andrews Air Force Base, looking as if he were trying hard not to grin. It was a change of mood; eight days earlier, he had done poorly in his first Presidential debate with Mitt Romney, and the feeling in his campaign was …