@DonnyRad Returns To Chicago This Summer*

After an exhausting amount of consideration, Donny Rodriguez has decided to call the Windy-City (Da Bearz Den, Chicago-Iraq, Rahm’s Reign Of Terror Town, whatever we’re calling it now) home again. A little insight into the move, Donny has gone through some dark times–like not “I’m emo and bummed”, but like “I’m writing a short filmContinue reading “@DonnyRad Returns To Chicago This Summer*”

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Critics Pick: DonnyRodriguez.com Says You Should See The Disposable Income Freak Show This Friday!

I’m humbled and blown away that DonnyRodriguez.com made my monthly sketch spectacle, the Disposable Income Freak Show, a critics pick for the this week.  The aforementioned show (again, DonnyRodriguez.com’s praise makes me blush) is Friday (1/30), doors at 7:30/show at 8:00 at The New Movement! Here are the top 5 reasons you should see theContinue reading “Critics Pick: DonnyRodriguez.com Says You Should See The Disposable Income Freak Show This Friday!”

The 27 Best Boy Band B-sidez (LISTICLE)

I frosted my tips, rhinestone’d my tees, and got legitimately upset when the popular vote of TRL got the number one spot wrong by giving a NuMetal act the top prize–cue that blockhead Carson Daly quipping about doing it all for the Nookie.  I used to be boy band as fuck–thanks to my high schoolContinue reading “The 27 Best Boy Band B-sidez (LISTICLE)”

Nashville’s Nashies’ Wish List For Season 3

I grew up in Chicago’s West Rogers Park neighborhood, which is predominately an Assyrian, Indian, and Jewish hood, so I didn’t grow up hearing a lot of Waylon, Patsy, or Chris Gains’ alter-ego–Garth Brooks.  Thanks to Hulu and a realization that I need to stop re-watching The Wire, I fell in love with ABC’s Nashville. JustContinue reading “Nashville’s Nashies’ Wish List For Season 3”

VH1’s LeAnn Rimes Cibrian Clickbait, only on DonnyRodriguez.com!

I remember being 13 years old and completely in love with this “How Do I Live?” Southern Belle.  For some reason the song played on my favorite hip-hop party radio station B96. Weird. I rekindled my affinity for the effervescent octave-slayer a few months back when I covered her for Texas Rock Report.  After the pieceContinue reading “VH1’s LeAnn Rimes Cibrian Clickbait, only on DonnyRodriguez.com!”

Should I Give F**ks If Someone Says “Zero F**ks Given”?

An edgy buzz phrase that all the kids (redditors) are saying on social media is “Zero Fucks Given“.  Other iterations of the phrase are: “Not a single fuck was given“, “I gave none of the fucks“, “Bullshit: 1 Fucks: 0“, “Exactly/percisely no fucks given“, and my own offering to the lexicon of internet speak”I wouldContinue reading “Should I Give F**ks If Someone Says “Zero F**ks Given”?”

Veggie Burgers:Russian Roulette Where Every Chamber IS Loaded

Bing defines a veggie burger as a hamburger-style patty that contains no animal flesh. And that’s it. So if you want to make your own, one must only adhere to that rudimentry principal. Aside from that take all of the liberties and run fucking wild.  No one can call you on your shit. Faux BurgersContinue reading “Veggie Burgers:Russian Roulette Where Every Chamber IS Loaded”

My First Last Ditch Effort

In some junior high class–which had nary a thing to do with the Three R’s, during a grade where pre-teen boys wore basketball shorts during all of the temperatures–we hand-made dreamcatchers.  My school wasn’t on a reservation, nor was it an artsy institution, it was just in a dull “let’s raise future adults who hide theirContinue reading “My First Last Ditch Effort”