Monday, November 21, 2011

The Comeback Cardinals

Goosebumps! Here is the intro to this year's World Series "film," narrated by none other than St. Louis native, Jon Hamm:

And yeah, I said way back in October, way before the Cardinals won, that it would be perfect if Hamm narrated. I guess I wasn't the only one who thought so!

Here is some behind the scenes with Hamm:

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Tonight: Chicagoist Reader Meet-Up!

Oh, all the things I've been meaning to post here on the blog... Time, laziness and other various distractions (ooh look, something shiny!) are all major constraints... I'll get to all those events and photos and topics at some point...

But tonight! Tonight is the first-in-a-while Chicagoist Reader Meet-Up! Join me and the rest of the staff at supernewtrendy The Owl where there will be free beer, but most of all, good company. Plus you could win a copy the entire Pink Floyd catalog. Pretty sweet. RSVP for the event and the giveaway here and here.

The Owl:
2521 N. Milwaukee

Hoot Hoot.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Scarf Weather

I generally dislike fall because it means winter is coming, but one thing that I do look forward to as temps drop is getting to wear my favorite leather coat. I have a rule that I don't pull it out of the closet until the high for the day doesn't climb out of the 50s, that way I have a little bright spot as the season makes a marked turn to cooler weather. Another item I look forward to wearing is scarves, but if you're anything like me, you can never think of ways to wear them outside of the basic European loop or toss over the shoulder.  Here are a couple of my favorite references for "how to tie a scarf," and we're talking light square scarves as well as longer thicker rectangular scarves, too. Remember to bookmark for when you're stumped!

(via the naming of things.)

(via Pinterest.)

>Texere Silk's Ultimate Scarf Tying Guide