#PRO WRESTLING

WWE Raw Open Discussion Thread 3/3/14: Drink Every Time The Crowd Says CM Punk

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Your With Leather WWE Raw open discussion thread for March 3, 2014, featuring a Chicago crowd and their identification of which wrestlers they'd like to see

XVRHLDY

XVRHLDY – “Chrome” Video

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A short film directed by Scheme Engine illustrating the purity and terror that is Chicago, Illinois from one of the city's own.

#JON STEWART

Jon Stewart Responded To The Backlash Over His Pizza Rant With A Magical New York Pizza PSA… And A Truce?

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Jon Stewart has received plenty of "feedback" since going on a tirade against Chicago's deep-dish product.

#Animals

CBS Chicago’s Storm Coverage Featured A Sign Depicting A Man Having Sex With A Sheep

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Ah, the dangers of quickly tossing user-generated content directly onto the air.

#JON STEWART

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Sent Jon Stewart ‘Deep Dish With Dead Fish’ Pizza

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Make fun of Chicago pizza, and you'll have to deal with Rahm Emanuel.

#FOOD

Stop What You’re Doing And Watch Jon Stewart’s Epic Rant Against Chicago Deep Dish Pizza

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The best rant you're guaranteed to see this week thanks to the new "sex and pizza" analogy alone.

violence

Arkansas Man Robbed And Fatally Shot While Asking For Directions In Chicago

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And the 389th thing you can't do in <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/chicago">Chicago</a> is stop and ask for directions because bang.

HAMBURGERS

Catholics Are Pissed Over This Hamburger Being Named After A Swedish Metal Band

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The Ghost B.C. hamburger looks amazing, but Catholics are not happy.

#BEST AND WORST OF RAW

The Best And Worst Of WWE Raw 9/23/13: A Cul-de-sac Of Disappointment

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Pre-show notes: - We appreciate your comments, likes, shares, tweets and other things.

#PRO WRESTLING

WWE Raw Open Discussion Thread 9/23/13: Chicago In Capital Letters

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WWE Raw open discussion thread for September 23, 2013. This one's from Chicago, so you know it'll be good.

HEADLINES

Shooting In Chicago Park Leaves 13 Wounded, Including Three-Year-Old

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In the same week the city topped a <a href="http://news.yahoo.com/chicago-murder-capital-of-america-fbi-142122290.html">FBI list for most murders in 2012</a>, Chicago made the news on Thursday night after a gunman <a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/20/us-usa-chicago-shooting-idUSBRE98J03Q20130920">opened fire on a group of people</a> at a basketball court in a park, according to authorities.

The Taylor Bennett Show

Taylor Bennett – “Rolling With The Gods” Video

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Let's get this out of the way: Taylor Bennett is Chance The Rapper's brother.

SMOKE BREAK

Everyday People: 30 Photos Of Black Life In Chicago During The ’70s

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Clicking through the worldwide web led me to <a href="http://www.buzzfeed.com/hnigatu/photos-that-give-a-window-into-black-life-in-chicago-in-t">one of the best photo sets</a> I've seen in a long time.

VIDEOS

Chicago’s Nine-Year-Old Asean Johnson Continues To Ether, Blasts School Board

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"One thing I don't get about this board is that you only give us two minutes to speak and you give these corporate businesses, what, an hour to speak.

VIDEOS

This 14-Year-Old College Graduate Proves Chicago Isn’t All Bad News

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Despite the bullets, bodies and insurmountable negative light Chicago is seen as from an outsider's perspective, the fact remains it's a beautiful city with beautiful stories.

Transformers 4

Transformers 4 is Casting Extras in Chicago, These Are Michael Bay’s Notes (Links)

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Word on the street (reports to the <a href="http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-transformers-4-filming-in-chicago-next-month-20130716,0,568504.story">Chicago Tribune</a>) is that Paramount's holding a casting call this weekend for Transformers 4.

Politics As Usual

Lawmaker Calls For Military Occupation Of Chicago To Stop Gun Violence

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One Illinois lawmaker wants a drastic change to occur in the Chicago streets.

#Robin Williams

George Lucas Had a Cashtacular Wedding Party

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George Lucas married his girlfriend of seven years, Mellody Hobson, a couple weekends ago.


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