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Jeff Ruby: A lifetime of being a personal brand

Don McNay | Posted 03.05.2014 | Books
Don McNay

"Oh-oh come take my hand Riding out tonight to case the Promised Land" -Bruce Springsteen The Promised Land for New Jersey-born Jeff Ruby turned out...

Wealth Without Wall Street

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

If you trace the history of almost any national company, you'll find that somewhere along the way a story in a publication put that company in the spotlight.

Bourdain Is Wrong: Why Professional Restaurant Critics Will Survive The Yelp Age

Chicago Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While promoting his new book in June, Anthony Bourdain told a crowd at a Manhattan Barnes & Noble that I was dead. If somehow he's right--and plenty o...

Nutraloaf: A Tasteless Punishment For Cook County Inmates

Chicago Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Inmates at Cook County Jail are allowed three privileges: television, books, and food. The staff has no compunction about denying its most difficult r...

Chicago Magazine Names 25 Best Pizzas In The City

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Magazine has been going list-crazy lately. Movies, music, novels, restaurants--everything that Chicago loves ranked and discussed in honor of ...

The Best Song Ever About State Capitals? (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"Springfield Illinois, where they're all obsessed with Lincoln." Ever have trouble remembering the state capitals? Can you name all 50? Chicago Maga...