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Our Team Eddie Padin   Publisher Michael Finney  

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Paige Turner  

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Its election time and since the campaign trails a re-heating up we thought we offer some stories for the voters. The Jameson Mixer Mashup has kicked off, be sure to get involved by supporting your favorite Jameson mixed beverage, tender and location. Visit www.Jameson MixerMashup.com and text Jameson to 72727 to vote. Halloween is coming at the end of the month. Ladies don’t miss your chance to get into a sexy costume; Paige will give you some tips on navigating the party scene. Maybe getting into character isn’t your thing. Feeling sleepy? Then put on your traveling PJ’s and skedaddle to the Michigan City Bed Race on Oct 27th. Jess has the details on the event in her article as well as the heads up on the XXX Comedy showcase happening at Wander Inn on October 20th. Get down there for a laugh. Some last odds and ends; Mondo takes a look at the Arnold-less Total Recall. Ralph gets personal with AW Dip 2.0 as well as Dog and Pony in Michiana Music. And yes Street Smarts, News of the World, and some election time jokes; to get under the skin of that Republican or Democrat you work with.

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Suds & Cocktails By: Paige Turner

Variety is the Spice of Life with Budweiser’s Project 12

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he mystery of why Anheuser-Busch bought up a slew of copyrights to various United States zip codes last year has finally been solved and it resulted in a friendly competition among 12 various breweries in, you guessed it, 12 different zip codes. “Project 12” pits brewmasters at Budweiser’s geographically diverse breweries against one another in an attempt to show their own creativity by creating a unique, flavorful and delicious lager that’s made from Budweiser’s own traditional house yeast. The original twelve have been narrowed down to six and consumers will be able to taste and vote the current six down to three. Those remaining will be revealed in Project 12 limited edition sampler packs later this fall.

These new brews have been sampled at local Budweiser events all summer long and consumer tasting and feedback will help determine the final winning flavors which will be featured in the variety packs later this year. Those will be available until early 2013, making a great gift or stocking stuffer that just about any jolly, bearded man would love to receive!

The common yeast has been the key to this endeavor and plays an integral part in all selections chosen so far. The Small Batches that are currently being sampled are from the following zip codes: 91406 (Los Angeles) which a deep-amber lager using four different types of hops with an ABV of 6%; 63118 (St. Louis), a 5% ABV that’s deep-gold and uses hops commonly found in 19th century St. Louis; 43229 (Ohio), a light-amber lager featuring twelve different types of hops and a 6%ABV; the 5.5 % ABV 23185 (Virginia) which is a light-amber all-malt bourbon cask lager aged on bourbon staves and vanilla beans; 13027 (New York) shows 7% ABV and six imported and domestic hops; and lastly, 80524 (Colorado) is a filtered wheat beer with 5.2% ABV and uses lemon and orange peels along with coriander. With all of these varied tastes from across the country, your palate will surely get a workout!

Luck of the Irish with Jameson Irish Special Reserve

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ou can’t get much more Irish than by drinking a whiskey originating in Ireland so if you’re looking for quality taste that can be trusted, any of Jameson’s Irish Whiskeys is the way to go. Established in 1780 by John Jameson in Dublin, Ireland, Jameson is now distilled in Cork although its vatting (blending) still takes place in Dublin. Back then, Dublin was the center of production in the world of whiskey and Jameson can still boast being the best-selling Irish whiskey by far as it has been sold internationally since the early 19th century. One particular brand of their seven Reserves was originally known as ‘1780’ (named after the year which it was developed), and is one that can be savored on special occasions but is just as enjoyable on just about any evening. That would be the Jameson Irish Special 12 Year Old Reserve.

whiskeys, which are typically only distilled once, and Scotch whiskeys which are usually only distilled twice. The end result is a smooth-tasting beverage that goes down easily but also packs a mean punch. The rich yet woody undertones provide a lasting flavor that will softly fade from your palate. Jameson Special Reserve can be enjoyed neat, with soda, on the rocks or combined with mixers such as ginger, lemonade, apple or cranberry juices. Of course the best known combination featuring this whiskey is the Irish coffee, so if you have some sugar and cream you can start your mornings in style. Go ahead and grab a bottle for your liquor shelf or desk drawer and take a mini vacation by enjoying one of the best things that Ireland has to offer!

The Jameson Special Reserve Whiskey is the best known and most popular of all the aged Jameson whiskeys and is a pot still spirit infused with sherry casks. This gives the liquor character and brings out a complex but mellow flavor that reminds one of toasted wood, spice and sherry. The triple distillation is what differentiates Jameson from American

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Your Inner Rock Star

Jess Spiess

Just in case a visit to the casino isn’t enough to brighten up your day, Four Winds Casino and the Hard Rock Cafe are bringing you more reasons to spend a day in New Buffalo, Michigan and explore your rock star self. Four Winds Casino has newly welcomed the most recent Hard Rock Café in America. The grand opening in September brought Sheryl Crow and Uncle Kracker to New Buffalo for the ceremonial breaking of the guitars, but the music certainly doesn’t stop with them. The new Hard Rock Café at 12,000 square feet has room to seat over 275 people on two floors with a stage that allows for bands to play in the café. The stage has already been getting plenty of use. The Hard Rock at the Four Winds has live music Thursdays through Sundays featuring bands not just from around

the area, but around the country as well. Thursdays the fun begins at 9 PM, Fridays at 9:30 PM, Saturdays at 10 PM, and Sundays at 7 PM. Just remember, you do have to be 21 to visit the Hard Rock after 9 PM. If you are into the live music scene, The Hard Rock Café is a must! Besides music, the Hard Rock Café at the Four Winds Casino New Buffalo offers what every other Hard Rock Café does. They have over 150 different bits of rock and roll history for you to explore. The collection includes artifacts from Madonna, Eminem, Michael Jackson, and even John Mellencamp to name only a few. They also have the quintessential Hard Rock Four Winds gear from pins to glasses to clothes. They are ready for you to shop! Then there is the menu offering. Always a staple at a Hard Rock Café is the burgers,

at 10 ounces, they are big and tasty to say the least. From American bar-b-que to Asian styles, the Hard Rock Café runs the gambit of food options. But you can’t just eat at the Hard Rock you have to drink too! The drinks at the Hard Rock are world renowned for their flavors and homemade appeal. From Hurricanes, not the Hoosier kind, to Margaritas or even what they call “Alternative Rock” drinks (alcohol-free) you can explore the many options the bartenders have to offer. The café and bar are open every day from 8 AM to 2 AM. They have a breakfast menu and a late night menu for refueling during an all day adventure. And just in case you don’t know where the new hottest place in town in New Buffalo is, you can find the Four Winds New Buffalo Casino at 11111 Wilson Road in New Buffalo, Michigan. It’s just across the Indiana - Michigan border and the first exit off of I -94. The casino also offers 135,000 square feet of gaming fun and 415 hotel rooms just in case that all day adventure spills into another day. They also have the newly completed Silver Creek Event Center where they host concerts and events for up to 1500 people. So the next time you need an escape from your daily life, think about what the rock star in you would do. The Hard Rock Café at Four Winds Casino and Resort is the place to explore your rock star self by taking in a little music, a little food, and a little fun without traveling too far away from home.

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By: Jess Spiess

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f you have watched television or listened to the radio at all lately you have surely heard about some unfamiliar characters. It’s an election year in case you were living in a box somewhere and hadn’t heard. Which means, those characters you are hearing, really are characters in the truest sense of the word. Ok, most people call them politicians, but let’s be honest they are really just characters in their own little story reality or fiction. So since it is about that time of year and we do have to vote for someone even though our pickings may be slim maybe we should discuss some of these so called “characters.” The first of the big two candidates would be Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney. In case you ware wondering why on earth someone would name their child Mitt, potentially worse than “Apple” in mind or at the very least equal to “Blanket,” don’t worry it isn’t his real first name. His full name is Willard Mitt Romney. So maybe he chooses to go by Mitt instead to avoid the Willard from Footloose reference or maybe being called Willie? Who knows. No matter what you call him the former governor of Massachusetts is running for President on the Republican ticket. So what is Governor Romney all about? Well in a word or two, the economy. He promises to use his skills from the real world to help America get out of debt, but you may not be part of the plan he has in mind. If you are part of his 47% of Americans who are “dependent” on the government, he makes no promises. However, if you don’t consider yourself part of the 47% you could see some major tax savings, not just through the cuts he is proposing, but the man is quite the tax guru. He once wrote off his wife’s horse as an expense making it exempt from his tax payments. He did this while still paying a tax rate of only 13% which is much less than the average American pays. He always promises that if elected he will share all of these great bits of wisdom with us, the American public, because it will of course make America better. Then there is our current President Obama. He is running for re-election if again you were in that box. He promised Hope and Change in 2008, but the only hope many of us have now is for something to change, whether it’s with him and his plans or a major

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By: Paige Turner

Politics make people a little crazy and have been doing so since the first caveman tried to be Clan President. It’s understandable to lose a few of your marbles during the seemingly endless season of campaigning but you should try to use what brainpower you have left when it comes time to step into the voting booth. Just in case you need some guidance, here are some things you ought to avoid once you pull that privacy curtain: Photo Courtesy of SurvivingCollege.com

change with a new President. Mr. President also tends to ignore his failures and faults in his position, he likes to blame others, it’s the American way you know just ask Governor Romney. And then there is Obamacare. In case you didn’t get that note either, its going to cost tax payers more than a trillion dollars to fund and this why we have the largest national debt we have ever had. Governor Romney also contends that President Obama is just too darn nice! Because although a nice President is, well, nice, he also has an extremely important job to do that requires him to be not so nice. So if President Obama is the guy that Americans all want to live next to, is he what we really need as a President? We need a President to protect us by solving problems and making compromises the best way possible for America. Can he do that as a nice guy behind the Oval Office doors? Or is he a mean guy behind those very important doors? We may never really know, but at least his name isn’t inanimate object so I guess he has that going for him. This is just a short summary of what is coming your way in the next month. The Presidential race is just heating up with debates and many more fights headed into the limelight, but at least now you have a little bit of background and maybe just maybe you won’t return to your box! All Americans have the right to vote on November 6th so don’t waste that right. Even though our options may not be the most fantastic ever, it could be worse. At least Donald Trump isn’t an option.

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#5. Hiding from the Police Unless you’re some of the missing votes from the 2004 election, you’ll never get away with using an election voting booth as a hiding place (see #3 for how this pertains to hiding the salami as well). #4. Asking for Answers This also goes for trying to sneak a peek at your neighbor’s card. Voting isn’t middle school math class so cheating is kind of pointless. If you don’t have an opinion on this whole who-should-be-President thing then you should probably just stay at home and wait for the election results to come in so you can go back to you regularly scheduled programming. #3. Trying to Join the Election High Club Sorry to disappoint all you exhibitionists out there but as much fun as adding ‘election booth’ to your place of sexual (or masturbation) conquests might sound, it’ll likely wind up just like airplane nookie – rushed, uncomfortable and just plain rude. It’s not like you’re the President, so you need to at least try to keep it in your pants. #2. Yelling “Gun!” or “Bomb!” Hopefully this is an obvious one but you’d be surprised at the amount of people who can make bad jokes. Unless you want to spend Election night undergoing cavity searches by tired and angry guards, it’s best not to utter such words within five miles of any voting site or political candidate. Of course, if you’re into cavity searches then knock yourself out and bend on over. And last but not least: #1. Poop-Flinging I know you’ve been exposed to all kinds of political mud-slinging for the better part of a year but try to maintain more dignity than the candidates by not covering the name of your political rival in white out, duct tape or worse, your own excrement. As tempting as it may be to thoroughly smear their campaign and let the whole world know what you really think of the person you’re opposing, showing that you’re as full of shit as they are won’t prove much in the long run. Clearly, there are many right and wrong things you can do once you step into that sacred voting space next month. And as entertaining as it could be to have fun with those options, the absolute best way to express your opinion in this political climate is to use your vote and nothing more. Not even a spitball. Just don’t forget to go do the only measly thing you can when it comes to governing your country because if you don’t even vote then you lose the right to complain about the next four years, no matter how shitty they might be.

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Woman’s Point of View with

Paige Turner

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Don’t Fall for a Halloweenie

ostume parties provide the perfect setting for drunken breakups, random hook-ups and of course, bobbing for the occasional apple. It also comes at a time of the year when many people start looking for someone to help them face the upcoming winter months by keeping them warm on the couch, which means that the dude in the Darth Vader costume may soon be competing with a Super Mario Brother for your attention. Be careful of this holiday because if your tricks outweigh your treats, you could wind up with a sticky mess.

Dressing in character allows us to shed our inhibitions as well as some of our clothing. Many women use this time as a chance to reveal more than just their costuming creativity and the number of sexy nurses, sexy firefighters, sexy kittens and sexy-insert-just-about-any-otheroccupation-here just goes to prove that. Men tend to dress to impress as well and many of their costumes will feature their alter egos, often in superhero or Jersey Shore bodybuilder form. Both sexes can enjoy a certain amount of anonymity in their costumes and dancing all night with a masked mystery man only adds to his allure. Obviously, drinking often comes into play and the more you drink, the less you tend to know about the person you’re grinding on. Try to keep your drunkenness in check because as the guy in the magician costume goes to show, things aren’t always what they seem. Waking up in the harsh light of day will cause reality to come crashing down around and you may only have the odd Facebook picture to help you piece the night together. Once the overpriced costumes are returned and your busted cell phone is found, it’s time to take a look at any connections you made while under the Halloween spell. Since it’s so easy to hide behind a wig or a mask, you could either end up dismayed or pleasantly surprised with how you spent your night. That man dressed in the Hilary Clinton outfit could be your knight in shining armor but he could also be guilty of leaving some crotch shots on your Instagram in a Weinergate move; the only way to figure it out will be to pg 14

Dressing in character allows us to shed our inhibitions as well as some of our clothing. spend a little time together sans the wacky costume rentals. After all, you don’t want to get into a potential relationship with someone who thinks of the Oval Office and cigars as suitable foreplay. Unless your name is Monica and you’re into that sort of thing, of course. While great loves have surely met at raging house parties featuring jungle juice, bad music and a few spewing freshman, chances are Halloween will really just give you the opportunity to go out, have some fun and pretend that you’re a kid again. Adults often wish they had more time for dressing up and pretend games but if you’re missing that time in your life now, perhaps you should take it to the next level. There are plenty of grown up groups that encourage role-playing and costume-wearing and some of them might even involve sex as well! Perhaps the Mario Brother of your dreams will be as interested in this as you are but if not, you can always intern for a politician. Dressing in character allows us to shed our inhibitions as well as some of our clothing.

Paige Turner works in an office by day and writes columns and articles by night. She has two degrees, a sports trophy and a nine inch scar on her leg. If you’d like to get Paige’s Point of View on a particular subject, email her at: PTurner@MichianaEntertainer.Com

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Cocktail: Irish Suntan Bartender: Julie Cocktail: Rooty Tooty Bar: Blarney Stone Bartender: Melissa Ingredients: Jameson, Cran-Cherry Rum, Bar: Center Street Sweet & Sour, Grenadine Ingredients: crown royal, a&w root beer Comment: “Get a tan Irish Style” Comments: “

Cocktail: Fuzzy Pancake Bartender: Thad

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Bartender: Britt

Ingredients: Jameson, Butterscotch Schnapps, Peach Schnapps

Bar: Club Fever

Comment: “Knock the Fuzz off your pancake at Mulligan’s”

Cocktail: Irish Rose

Cocktail: Irish Cider

Bartender: Rhino

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Ingredients: Jameson, Hot apple Cider, Sugar & cinnamon

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Ingredients: Jameson, Apple Pucker, Sprite, Cranberry, Lime Comment: “Self Explanatory”

Cocktail : Green Goblin Bartender: Angie Bar: O’Rourkes

Comment: “A slice of Irish apple covered in sugar and cinnamon. “

Ingredients: Jameson, Melon, Peach Schnapps, Blue Curacao, Pineapple, OJ, Gummy Bears, Moonshine Cherry Comment: “Even spiderman is no match for this”

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Total Recall

Release Date: August 3, 2012 Genre: Adaptation, Sci-fi/Fantasy, Action/Adventure, Remake Director: Len Wiseman Cast: Colin Farrell, Jessica Biel, Kate Beckinsale Synopsis: Welcome to Recall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he’s got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life - real memories of life as a super-spy might be just what he needs. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Quaid becomes a hunted man. Review: I believe this goes without saying but come on Hollywood, another remake??? That was my attitude towards the film from the go, but after opening my mind I gave the film a real chance to impress me. I did like the original film with Arnold Schwarz-awhatever so i was interested to see how Farrell could portray the character, and obviously that wouldn’t happen. In this remake their is more action, less sci-fi alien, but they keep the three boobed girl. Plus it helps when you get to watch Kate Beckinsale strut her stuff on the big screen, and i will add she played the bad girl image very well. On the other side Jessica Biel holds her own, but you just love to hate Beckinsale more. All in all I was very pleased with the direction of the film, and in my opinion is one of the remakes that has lived up to or even surpassed the original. pg 18

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The Halloween Dark Circus

with th Beautiful Ladies of Brick House Burlesque By: Jess Spiess

“Imagine a regular circus and take it from kid friendly to adult only complete with strip teases, fantastic costumes, men in drag, and lots and lots of high heels!”

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throwing fire every which way to entice even the smallest of pyromaniacs. These groups promise to make it a night you will never forget! The theme of the evening is a Halloween dark circus. Imagine a regular circus and take it from kid friendly to adult only complete with strip teases, fantastic costumes, men in drag, and lots and lots of high heels! With experience in every facet of the show, prepare for nothing short of excellent. The fun will be enjoyable by The Brick House everyone in attendance Burlesque ladies will be no matter your age; celebrating Halloween from 21 to 72 it will be a in style! The ladies will great evening! be all dolled up and If you want to join the fun on October 26, dancing across the you can get tickets in dance spectrum from advance at Sky Lounge ballet to hip hop all while looking extremely or at the door on the beautiful and sexy doing 26th, but it extremely it. Bradley, a regular likely the show will sell on Thursday nights out so it is suggested you at Sky, will join them either buy in advance or emphasizing his sexy get their early! The Sky self as well. Bradley will Lounge is located at 100 be joined by a group North Center Street Suite of men from the former 39 in Mishawaka. They bar, Truman’s, where suggest you dress up in they danced in drag your sexiest or scariest Halloween costume and and heels just Spectators as well as view various art pieces inside any woman. On top of join the fun, the show gallery. night, but all that, the Pyrotation won’t last all the Nation will be around the party will! October 2012 | Volume 4, Issue 9 For a more scandalous night of Halloween celebration, might we suggest the Halloween Extravaganza presented by the Brick House Burlesque ladies of the Michiana area. These modern burlesque ladies are teaming up with the Amazing Bradley and Pyrotation Nation to bring a party to the Sky Lounge in Mishawaka on Friday October 26. The doors open at 8 PM (Eastern) and the show begins at 9:30 but the party will last all night!

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501 Ctr St 517 Barker Avenue 415 E US 20 1729 E US 20 110 West 9th st. 10 commerce Sq 1716 Franklin Street 12 On the Lake Drive 2134 E. Hwy 20 3705 Franklin St. 777 Blue Chip Drive 2958 W Dunes Hwy 2820 E. Michigan Blvd 110 Franklin St. 227 W 7th St 1901 S Woodland Ave 5868 E. Tioga Trail 3860 W Dunes Hwy 3085 E. Hwy 12 1103 Franklin 777 Blue Chip Drive 4125 Franklin St. 401 Franklin St 1701 Franklin Street 3015 E Michigan Blvd 208 Wabash St 2323 Wabash St 204 W Barker Ave 3201 E. Hwy 12 777 Blue Chip Drive 227 W Barker Ave

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Mishawaka Bar Louie Bleachers Blue Lantern Center St. Pub Jerrys Pub Maury's Pat's Pub Midway Tavern Office Lounge Parkway Lanes Phoenix Bar & Grill Pit Stop Pone Express Press Box Riverside Tavern Roc's Sports Café Roxie's Manhattan Sky Michiana Smith’s Downtown That Place Bar & Grill The Pub

6501 Grape Rd 4609 Grape Rd 928 E. McKinley 112 N. Center St. 1211 W 6th St 901 W 4th St 810 W 4th St 1813 E 12th. St. 1504 Chestnut Street 101 Lincoln Way W 1753 E. 12th St. 1617 Milburn Blvd 1653 E 4th St 100 N. Center St. 212 W Edison Rd 424 W 7th St 100 N. Center St. 110 Lincolnway E 300 W. 6th St. 408 Cleveland St

(574) 277-9100 (574) 277-9332 (574) 255-2005 (574) 968-0244 (574) 257-1466 (574) 259-8282 (574) 255-0458 (574-259-3898 (574) 255-5424 (574) 257-8876 (574) 254-0389 (574) 254-1925 (574) 252-5753 (574) 259-1598 (574) 252-5780 (574) 259-9600 (574) 257-0759 (574) 255-2227 (574) 387-4499 (574) 273-5397

Three Thirty One Inn Trips traxside tavern Trumans Wings Etc. Wooden Shoe Yakety Yak Cafe

1123 Union St 318 So union st 100 N. Center St. 6502 Grape Rd 822 W 6th St 701 W 4th St

(574) 255-2790 (574) 259-7233 (574) 259-2282 (574) 273-0088 (574) 258-9201 (574) 255-8601

16409 Red Arrow Hwy

(269) 231-5205

600 W Water St 136 N. Whittaker St 310 E Buffalo St

(269) 469-1699 (269) 469-5800 (269) 469-9600

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BARS in the REGION Jimmy's Bar & Grill O'Briens Roma Pizza Da Pub

18529 La Porte Rd 12578 Wilson Rd 17600 Red Arrow Hwy 19332 State Route 239

(269) 469-2100 (269) 469-3400 (269) 469-3698 (269) 469-4448

Niles, MI Corral Jays Lounge Pete's Patio Riverfront Café Wings Etc.

701 N 13th St 3025 s. 11th St. 2433 N 5th St 219 Front St 2008 S. 11th St

(269) 684-1185 (269) 684-8353 (269) 683-4565 (269) 684-2233 (269) 683-9464

1720 Lincolnway W 55581 Ash Rd 512 Lincolnway W

(574) 679-4474 (574) 674-6442 (574) 674-6261

South Bend Agave 53 Tequila Bar AJ's Anchor Inn Antonio's Bar Backstage Grill/Green Room Blarney Stone Between the Buns Bob's 19th Hole Bob's Pub Bootleg’ers Buffalo Wild Wings Centerfolds Chain O Lakes Cheers Pub Chuck's Tavern City Limits Lounge Clay Pub Club Fever Club Landing Corby's Irish Pub Dave's Pub & Co The Galley Franks Place Firerock Cafe Green Star Cafe Golden Gnome Hoosier Tap & Grill Hoosier Wings & More Jeannie’s Joe's Tavern Jovi's Restaurant & Lounge Kate O'Connors Kelly's Pub O’Rourkes Public House Lonnies 23 Inn Linebacker Lounge Madison Oyster Bar Main St. Pub McCormicks Mitch’s Corner Moondogs Morris Performing Arts Center Mulligans Murpheys Backyard Pub My Place Oaken Bucket Peddler's Pub

119 N Michigan St 4505 Ameritech Drive, 2224 W. Wester Ave 2227 Franklin St 222 S. Michigan 113 E Wayne St 1803 South Bend Ave 26582 US Highway 20 1406 Portage Ave 1302 Ford St. 123 W Washington St 1505 Kendall St. 26230 Southport rd 103 S. Dixieway North 1201 W Sample St 1807 S Ironwood Dr 52170 Rt 933 222 S. Michigan 1717 Lincolnway East 441 E Lasalle Ave 3013 Mishawaka Ave 921 w. McKindley Ave 327 Marion 515 N Dixie Way 1605 Miami St 1902 S. Bend Ave 718 W Indiana Ave 1835 Lincoln Way E 621 S Bendix Dr 1201 Dunham St 1905 Miami St 415 E. Michigan St. 1150 Mishawaka Ave 1044 Angela Blvd 1989 Prairie Ave 1631 South Bend Avenue 129 N Main St 2046 South Bend Ave 125 N. Michigan Ave 1516 N. Ironwood Dr. 4407 S Ironwood Dr 211 North Michigan Street 1705 S Bend Ave 3601 Mishawaka Ave 1509 Portage Ave 1212 S Ironwood Dr 904 E Ireland Rd

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2206 Mishawaka Ave 123 N. St. Joseph St. 1763 Lincoln Way E 515 E Jefferson Blvd 112 W Monroe St 2051 E. Ireland Rd. 3421 W Sample St 56629 Mayflower Rd

(574) 289-4888 (574) 245-7280 (574) 232-1980 (574) 288-8439 (574) 232-4090 (574) 291-0077 (574) 234-2670 (574) 233-5168

Middlebury Rulli’s Bella Luna

851 U.S. 20

(574) 825-7222

Westville Blackhawk Inn The Ville Ramsay’s Westpoint Crossroads

257 W. Main St. 351 W. Main St. 11042 W. US Highway 4817 U.S. 421

(219) 785-2296

Edwardsburg, MI Fireside Tap & Grill

69245 Maple St.

(269) 414-4103

225 N Michigan St 15147 Lincoln Hwy 116 East Laporte Street 1111 W Jefferson St 114 N. Michigan St

(574) 936-7004 (574) 540-2333 (574) 935-5514 (574) 935-9939 (574) 914-4123

109 S. Main St.

(219) 733-2624

6741 US 12

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Plymouth Brass Rail Club Omega Dandelion Bar Mayflower Opie’s Office Wanatah The Other Place Three Oaks Featherbone

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Halloween brings all kinds of people out of hiding, the good, the bad, and the crazy. IF you feel like you might just fit into these categories and want to take pleasure in the season appropriately there are plenty of events to do so around the area. The best example of this may very well be a show coming to Mishawaka’s Wander Inn on October 20. Jack Hull’s Sick and Twisted Comedy Showcase promises to include all the crazy, raunchy, and disgusting you can stand. Featuring nine comedians from around the state of Indiana, you can expect to experience stand up comedy and more. The show is XXX rated meaning it is only for the very mature adult audiences. The showcase is scheduled to begin at 9 PM (Eastern) and continue well into the late night hours for those who meet the audience requirements. Of the nine comedians featured, many are locals. Comedian Mike Hullinger, a South Bend native and up and comer in the comedy scene, will focus on religious and political issues while still mixing in a few cartoons that can’t be found in any newspaper. Timothy Envy, also a South Bend native, will be focusing on family relations and other political issues of the day. Rising star Ryan Mast, who has just returned from his USO tour, will be focusing on body issues primarily those of men. Ryan also has a feature spot with Comcast coming soon, so if you want to see him before he really makes it big, now is the time! Jay Baker from Indianapolis will use his experiences as a barman comedian to further repulse the audience. Jon David is new to the group, but is October 2012 | Vol. 4, Issue 9

background ever since. Jack tends to focus on “things most normal people wouldn’t talk about in polite conversation,” ranging from politics, to sex, drugs, and much, much more. His plan for this show is to attract people who appreciate his sickminded ways while having a good sense of humor. He likes Obama, rock fans with tattoos, and left wing lunatics like him so if you fit into any of those categories you should certainly check out the show he has in store for the Wander Inn. This is his second XXX rated event this year and he predicts it will be even better than the first. You can get tickets for Jack Hull’s Sick and Twisted Comedy Showcase at the door at the Wander Inn, or online at www.brownpapertickets.com. They are only $7! The Wander Inn is located at 417 S Main Street Mishawaka, Indiana. Jack and his crew expect to pack the house and share an evening of repulsive videos and comedy with everyone there including you so come enjoy the Halloween holiday in the vilest way you can! predicted to be extremely edgy and will likely fit right in. Also featured will be Bobby Cozzie, Bob or Bill, and Sarah Westburg who are all new to the comedy scene, but are locals hoping to expand their skills. These comedians promise you will leave disgusted and revolted by all you will experience. Last but not least we should mention the brains of the operation, Jack Hull. Jack, also a native of Michiana, has been around the comedy scene for more than 10 years. He got his start with Second City as a writer and has been expanding his comedy www.MichianaEntertainer.com

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intent listener, does a good job of applying himself, and giving creative input.” A stripped down lineup also requires everyone to become more active instrumentalists, which is another reason why Lesar doesn’t mind citing The Police as a reference point. “We kind of identify with the Police a lot, in terms of working as an instrumental trio, and from the position that the bass and drums take, as well. They were all excellent in their roles, and that’s what we strive for,” he said. McQueen’s “refined raw ability,” as Lesar describes it, plays an equally important part in Dog & Pony’s arrangements. “A lot of our song selections, they’re catered to her, in a lot of ways – to give her a chance to display a lot of different sides. If it was up to me, I’d write 15 changes within a tune,” said Lesar, laughing. McQueen’s arrival allowed the final piece of the band’s story to fall into place, as well. The initial momentum started at a Half-Pint Jones show, where Lesar was filling in – and Brock’s former band, Jassy Grazz, also happened to be on the bill. “My ears perked up, because I’m a big fan of keyboardists,” said Lesar. “After that show, we decided to get together, and play. Ryan had previously played with Cory, whom I only from seeing him out drinking. Cory brought along Melissa, who we’ve all seen around, but never knew her.”

Dog & Pony Unleashes The Power Of Rhythm By Ralph Heibutzki

As a four-piece, everyone has a very clear role – there’s a lot of rhythmic dynamics throughout these songs. It’s

Great rock ‘n’ roll starts by unleashing the power of rhythm, which is a major part of Dog & Pony’s approach, as bassist Geoff Lesar explains – one the band’s been sharpening for nearly two years now. “That’s one thing with this group,” said Lesar. “As a four-piece, everyone has a very clear role – there’s a lot of rhythmic dynamics throughout these songs. It’s rhythmically-driven, melodic music, with a powerful female vocalist at the helm.”

with a

Dog & Pony has existed since July 2010. The current lineup includes Lesar, Ryan Brock (keyboards, guitar), Melissa McQueen (vocals), and Cory Richards (drums), who all make their own distinct contribution to the band’s music.

at the helm.

In some respects, Lesar sees Dog & Pony taking inspiration from The Police, whose classic ‘70s and ‘80s-era grooves freely incorporated reggae, and other international rhythms – especially on the percussive side, he notes.

rhythmicallydriven, melodic music,

powerful female vocalist

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McQueen had previously sung for The Apes of Wrath, a Goshen-based dub reggae outfit, which injected another distinctive element into the band’s sound. “She came over, and it worked really well. We enjoyed each other’s company as friends, and we learned a lot from each other,” he said. The story behind the band’s name is equally casual. “We were tossing around ideas in the basement, and someone spouted it off – it had a nice ring to it,” said Lesar. “We also liked the actual meaning of it, you know, being a grand presentation in the hopes of trying to sway people’s feelings.” Dog & Pony is returning from an extended break that it took last year, “to reassess how we wanted to get along together,” said Lesar. Having sorted out the personal issues, he looks forward to the next goal – sifting through some two dozen originals, and getting them recorded by the end of this year. Whatever happens over the long haul, Lesar expects Dog & Pony to continue taking one step at a time, and thinking out its next move – because that approach has worked out well so far, he believes. “We all are looking to move forward – who knows where it’ll (a music career) take us?” said Lesar. “We’re just enjoying the time right now, writing together and learning together as a band. It’s the first time we’ve all had a lot of input into our situation. It’s a big step for everyone.” Live: 9 p.m. Saturday, October 27, Martha’s Midway Tavern, Mishawaka, IN. $8 cover. (574) 255-0458, or themidwaytavern. com/. More Information: facebook.com/dogandponyband

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In AWDIP 2.0's World

The Multimedia Impulse Is King By Ralph Heibutzki

Tyrell Anderson is comfortable with big ideas, which he coordinates as the ringmaster of AW DIP 2.0, a multimedia film, music and video collective that doesn’t believe in farming out its vision, as he explains from his Gary, IN home. “We pretty much do everything in-house. We just have a nice team that’s dedicated to helping out for a cause,” said Anderson. “We don’t have to network out to get a recording (done), or anything like that – even though we’re stretched out.” “Stretched out” may be an understatement. Charlie Rock, who raps and handles special effects, calls Columbus, GA home. Sherita Woodard – who oversees the graphics – lives in Florida, and writerproducer Josh Harty is a relative stone’s throw away in Fort Wayne, IN. Regarding his own role, Anderson simply calls himself as “jack of all trades, maybe,” he says, laughing. “I dabble in everything – the music, the films, the photography. Those are my babies, especially the photography,” he said. As a U.S. Steel manager, Anderson knows a thing or two about the value of teamwork. “I work six days a week, so I definitely need that support from other people – there’s no way I could get this done by myself,” he said. Thanks to the Internet, however, productivity isn’t an issue. Right now, according to Anderson, the collective is preparing to release three half-hour comedic horror films by December. “It’s (like) ‘Shaun Of The Dead,’ that type of stuff – there’s serious parts, but there’s no way you’re not going to make it through each movie, and not laugh,” said Anderson. In keeping with AW DIP 2.0’s philosophy, the films will also feature completely original music. “It makes it (the films) a little more unique,” said Anderson. “It also gives us the opportunity to get our information out.

“A lot of people think, ‘I

have to do 1,000 shows, and use the Internet, to get my music out there.’ That’s not the route that everyone has to take.”

Anderson saw another side to that story when he started creating music in 2003, in Fort Wayne, however. “I know a lot of people there who just sell their music to movies, and they get a royalty check. That opened my eyes to a whole different avenue,” said Anderson. “We’re going to reach more than our, quoteunquote, ‘demographic’ – everybody watches films.” Still, it’s Anderson’s photography business that funds a good chunk of AW DIP 2.0’s agenda. “I get people from all over – people come from as far as Georgia to get pictures done, from Rockford, (and) West Lafayette. That kind of feeds everything else,” he said. Plans are also underway for an online magazine, Seventh Circle, that Anderson will oversee with Dyer, IN makeup artist Jenny Terror, and is also due out in December. The magazine will focus on artists from Chicago and Indiana with an outsider flair. “These are all people that we work with on different projects – we just wanted to showcase them,” he said. On the musical side, Anderson is represented by Marilphere, a mixtape that’s now available on AW DIP 2.0’s website, and has been released in a conventional album format. The title comes from a blend of his favorite groups, Marilyn Manson, and Atmosphere – built around loops and samples of their songs, from which Anderson created new tracks to rap over. “Most people wouldn’t put those two together,” said Anderson. “I took some of their old music, just the instrumentals, and did something new. It’s a mixture of those two sounds, and when you put it together, nobody’s ever did anything like this before. I used my own lyrics, but kept true to their hooks.” Long-term, Anderson would like to make AW DIP 2.0 a full-time proposition – but he’s not burning himself out to get there. “I’m not really grinding for the money part of it, because my job takes really good care of me,” said Anderson. “When I do what I like to do, it’s more enjoyable.”

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Michigan City

Halloween

Bed Race Not Your Average Halloween By: Jess Spiess

A

re you tired of the same old Halloween celebrations? You know, going to a costume party, drinking, and going home with Lois Lane, if you are Superman of course. If you are in the Halloween rut and are looking for something new we’ve got it. You are still going to need a costume and a few of those friends you would go out with, and, oh one more thing, a bed with wheels, yes, wheels. So what is this great event? Why it’s the annual Halloween Bed Race in Michigan City! The race has occurred for more than a decade now and has very few limitations to achieve success. Sponsored by Ryan’s Irish Pub, the bed race runs down Franklin Street from the corner of 4th Street to the corner of 5th Street. There is no entry fee, no age qualifications, no limit on the amount of people per bed, and the winners get $75! How can you lose?

If you think this is the perfect remedy to the boring Halloween you’ve grown accustomed to, you can enter or get more information by contacting Johnny Stimley at Ryan’s Irish Pub at 401 Franklin Street in Michigan City or by phone at (219) 8720361. And if you don’t want to partake in the race, but rather cheer on the shenanigans, be at Franklin Street on October 27th. The races start at 6 PM (Central)! Racing or not Johnny and the rest of the crew suggest you stop by Ryan’s before or after the race. They have many other Halloween activities for you to explore including a haunted house above the bar and a séance with Ouija boards in the haunted basement with Mystic Investigations. Thanks to Ryan’s Irish Pub your Halloween could be legendary!

The gist of a bed race is simple. Push your bed down the street the fastest and you win. The bed needs wheels for obvious reasons, but other than that there are no restrictions as to the type of bed you can use or what you do it. There will be multiple heats, depending on how many beds are entered, and then the winners of each heat will face off for the championship. They do suggest you embrace the Halloween spirit of the race and go all out as a group and a bed, team names are allowed and greatly encouraged. The winners will go down in history as some of the greatest racers to ever run down Franklin Street. That alone should be enough for you and your friends to pursue greatness! pg 30

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STREETWALKER: Pam Salvador TASTES LIKE: a hockey glove filled with candy corn.

STREETSMARTS How to have a great Halloween Created by: Sam Mechling

WINO: Jake Avery SMELLS LIKE: a werewolf costume made of raccoon pelts. PERSONAL QUOTE: “Hold my beard while I piss!”

NICKNAME: “The Face” Rachel, a record store clerk from Mishawaka, asks: I want to do an obscure costume this year, but I’m worried people will be confused by who I am? Any suggestions?

Chad, a banker from Elkhart asks:

This year, I wanted to be a cowboy with a real gun and everything, but because of the “Brady Bill” waiting period, I can’t get one in time. What gives?”

Melinda, a teacher from La Porte, asks:

I’ve heard that the needles in the candy thing is just an urban legend. Honestly, who would do that to a child’s candy?

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STREETWALKER:

WINO:

“Yeah, people are always like, ‘Hey, aren’t you that girl who had like five kids in high school? I’m like, ‘Hell NO, I had SIX kids in high school.’ Sh*t, actin’ like they know me….”

“Every year, everybody thinks I’m a damn zombie! If I bite you, it’s not like you’re gonna become homeless too! I mean you’ll get syphilis, but that’s it!”

STREETWALKER:

WINO:

“Ooooooo baby. They should have a waiting period for ordering seven-layer chillitos after you’ve had a box of White Zinfandel. I’ve been playin’ the trumpet all day!”

“You can HAVE my bb gun. People done lost their taste for old Jake’s famous pigeon fritters!”

STREETWALKER:

WINO:

“Sh*t one time, a cop got stabbed by one of my needles during a cavity search. It wasn’t my fault! He asked if I was hiding any “sharps”. I thought he was talking about that beer they make for hipsters!”

“Well, it ain’t me! I’ve been using the same needle since 1975. That thing is like family and you don’t abandon your family!!!”

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Tractor Treks over Cop Cars

from Around The World

Newport, VT

A man who was allegedly upset over a recent marijuana possession arrest pulled a decidedly un-peaceful move and used his tractor to run over eight police cars parked in a local station lot. Not only did he crush the cars but radios, radar detectors, rifles and shotguns were also damaged in the demonstration. No one was injured and the man now has a slew of other charges to add to his name while he’s held on bail. Sources say this could also be a marketing ploy as the man is trying to launch a career as a monster truck rally driver and has been complaining about needing some practice.

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Be Careful What You Wish For Butler County, Ohio

An allegedly drunk woman confused police officers when she recently tried to climb the barbed-wire fence of a county jail and demanded that she be arrested. Cops who were competing to meet their monthly quota nearly trampled each other in an attempt to be the first to cuff the woman and she finally got what she wished for as she’s now being held in jail. The woman demanded to be released and given one million dollars as well and was angry to learn that her second request wouldn’t be met quite like her first.

Moose and Bears and Car Wrecks, Oh My

Airport Gives Passengers More Reasons to see Red Edinburgh, Scotland

A famous Picasso painting featuring a nude woman in a red armchair has some airline passengers up in arms themselves because they think it is too graphic for public viewing. Airport officials originally placed a cover over the offending artwork but later changed their minds and pulled the cloth off so everything could be seen once again. Apparently, they realized the Picasso piece was tamer than almost everything else in the building after seeing some of the ads and magazine covers in the airport bookstore and watching some of the other passengers who walked by.

Oslo, Norway

A diligent driver swerved his vehicle to avoid hitting a moose and instead ran into a bear, which officials are still searching for in the nearby woods. The driver was uninjured but his car did receive some damage, although it would have been much worse if he hadn’t reduced his speed after first encountering the Rocky wannabe. The shaken man has sworn off driving for a bit due to a new fear of animals after attending a local carnival and having a panic attack on a carousel.

Asshole Shoots New Ass Hole Sparks, NV

A local moviegoer who had a permit to carry a concealed weapon may want to rethink where he takes it as his gun recently discharged during a showing of “The Bourne Legacy”. Sources say he was trying to emulate the lead character in the newest addition to the series but this just proves that not everyone is cut out for espionage. Luckily, this pain in the ass was the only one injured and he now has a pain in the ass of his own as he recuperates in a nearby hospital.

Kangaroo on the Lam Berlin, Germany

If zoo authorities are lucky, a kangaroo, a fox and a boar will soon make an appearance after having escaped from a zoo in the middle of the night. A wild fox and wild boar dug holes near a fence that allowed the male kangaroo to leave the area with them and now all three are on the loose. Officials don’t care where the trio winds up so long as their zoo animal is safe, though they expect that showing up at a local bar would provide citizens with jokes for years to come.

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Some Political Food for Thought “To err is human, to blame it all on Obama is Romney.” “Obama has sold more guns to the drug cartels than all of the other Nobel Peace Prize winners put together. ” “Mitt Romney just barely won the Republican primary in Ohio by 1%. Then Romney made the mistake of saying, ‘Ladies and gentlemen, tonight is a victory for the 1%!’” –Conan O’Brien “President Obama will begin a three-state bus tour. I believe the three states are confusion, delusion, and desperation. “ —Jay Leno “The Republicans are so happy about bin Laden they’ve granted President Obama full citizenship.” –David Letterman Kissing Nuns A cabbie picks up a nun. She gets into the cab, and the cab driver won’t stop staring at her. She asks him why he is staring. He replies: “I have a question to ask you, but I don’t want to offend you”. She answers, “My son, you cannot offend me. When you’re as old as I am and have been a nun as long as I have, you get a chance to see and hear just about everything. I’m sure that there’s nothing you could say or ask that I would find offensive.” “Well, I’ve always had a fantasy to have a nun kiss me.” She responds, “Well, let’s see what we can do about that. But first, you have to be single and you must be Catholic.” The cab driver is very excited and says, “Yes, I’m single and Catholic!” “OK” the nun says. “Pull into the next alley, “maybe we will see what we can do.” The nun fulfills his fantasy with a kiss that would make a hooker blush. But when they get back on the road, the cab driver starts crying. “My dear child,” said the nun, why are you crying?” “Forgive me, but I’ve sinned. I lied. I must confess, I’m married and I’m Jewish.” The nun says, “That’s OK, my name is Kevin and I’m going to a Halloween party.” Perfect Halloween Costume A bald man with a wooden leg gets invited to a Halloween party. He doesn’t know what costume to wear to hide his head and his leg so he writes to a costume company to explain his problem. A few days later he received a parcel with the following note: Dear Sir, Please find enclosed a pirate’s outfit. The spotted handkerchief will cover your bald head and, with your wooden leg, you will be just right as a pirate. Very truly yours, Acme Costume Co. The man thinks this is terrible because they have just emphasized his wooden leg and so he writes a letter of complaint. A week goes by and he receives another parcel and a note, which says: Dear Sir, Please find enclosed a monk’s habit. The long robe will cover your wooden leg and, with your bald head, you will really look the part. Very truly yours, Acme Costume Co. Now the man is really upset since they have gone from emphasizing his wooden leg to emphasizing his bald head so again he writes the company another nasty letter of complaint. The next week he gets a small parcel and a note, which reads: Dear Sir, Please find the enclosed bottle of molasses. Pour the molasses over your bald head, stick your wooden leg up your ass and go as a caramel apple. pg 38

Things that no one says: There was this couple who had been married for 50 years. They were sitting at the breakfast table that morning when the old gentleman said to his wife, “Just think, honey, we’ve been married for 50 years.” “Yeah,” she replied, “Fifty years ago this very day, we were sitting here at this breakfast table together.” “Hmmm,” the old man said, “We were probably sitting here naked as jay birds fifty years ago this morning.” “Well,” the old lady snickered, “What do you say...should we?” Whereupon the two stripped to the buff and sat down at the table. “You know, honey,” the little old lady breathlessly replied, “My nipples are as hot for you as they were fifty years ago.” “I wouldn’t be surprised,” replied the old man. “One’s in your coffee and the other one’s in your oatmeal!”

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