Timewasters

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DSC Member: Matt Galas, Sultan of Sweep

For most people, curling is a sport that only takes place during the Winter Olympics—or in Canada. But not for DSC member Matt Galas, the co-founder of the Windy City Curling Club. Since April, Matt’s been hard at work in the Chicago-area getting people hooked on the...

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DSC Member: Peter Mullins, Chicago Riot Rugby

Here on the other side of the pond, rugby is still somewhat perplexing. But in a good way. Like pop rocks. So we got in touch with Peter Mullins, a DSC member and player for the Chicago Riot Rugby Football Club—to take us inside the scrum.   ...

How Many Times Can I Watch Interstellar Before I Reach Mars?

Traveling to another planet is the ultimate long-distance flight. And just like any long-distance flight, you need some entertainment. What better way to kill time while hurtling through space in Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic shuttle than by marathon back-to-back screenings of Christopher Nolan’s space-travel epic, Interstellar? The...

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DSC Member: Hey LUCAS HAMLIN, Paint My Ride

This week, we’re profiling Lucas Hamlin. The owner of Portland-based Fat Wallet Customs, Lucas has been restoring and custom-painting cars since he was 19 years old. Fifteen years later, no request stumps him. He can candy coat your ‘64 Lincoln, make sure your flames don’t look like crab...