Rob Carroll is a music and pop culture writer based in central Illinois. His work has appeared in several publications throughout the suburban Chicago area including the Northwest Herald and the Daily Chonicle. Rob also is a published author having produced two books chronicling the history of the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field. In his free time, Rob enjoys collecting vinyl, live music, photography and trying (and failing) to keep up with his kids.
Glaring Error in ‘Home Alone’ That Only People From Illinois Understand
People are just now noticing this.
‘Rare’ Creature Captured In Woods On Wisconsin Trail Cam
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has released a photo of what it says is a rare species of moose spotted on a trail camera.
How Did Flea Charm Koko the Gorilla During 2016 Visit?
Flea reflected on the viral moment during his spicy appearance on 'Hot Ones.'
GWAR Fan Left With Stained Contacts After Standing up Front at Recent Show
You never know what you're going to look like after standing in the front at a GWAR show.
E. Town Concrete Frontman Victim of Alleged Million Dollar Real Estate Scam
Anthony Martini says he invested a million dollars into a real estate project that never materialized. He is one of several people looking to get their money back.
Tool Joined By Bluegrass Guitarist Billy Strings on ‘Jambi’ During Salt Lake City Tour Stop
Strings ripped through an extended guitar solo to the song from Tool's 2006 album "10,000 Days."
Former Chicago Bears QB Looking to Handoff Stylish Nashville Condo
Jay Cutler is reportedly selling his sleek downtown Nashville condo less than a year after buying it. The home offers spectacular views of the city.
Illinois UFO Sightings That Had People Asking Questions
Illinois ranks among the top 10 states for UFO sightings. It's no surprise the social media is full of videos of alleged mysterious objects.
Pearl Jam Close Chicago Show Covering a Cheap Trick Classic [WATCH]
Pearl Jam wrapped up the first of two nights at Chicago's United Center playing a cover of Cheap Trick's "Surrender."
Nickelback Places Massive Pizza Delivery Order Following Show in Illinois
The band loved a locally-owned pizza place so much they placed another HUGE order.