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.
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35 Forgotten Breakfast Cereals From ’80s and ’90s TV and Movies
Did you have any of these cereals in your cupboard?
Late ZZ Top Bassist Dusty Hill’s House Hits Market at $4 Million
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10 Things We Learned From Geddy Lee’s New TV Show
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How Roger Waters Fired His Own Son
Roger fired him just before Christmas in 2016.
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11 Rock Stars Who Have Their Own Hot Sauces
Hope you got a strong stomach!
Bret Michaels Adopts ‘Heroic’ Shelter Dog That Was Named After Him
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30 Years Ago: Adam Sandler Releases Album ‘Too Filthy’ for ‘SNL’
'They're All Gonna Laugh at You!' featured far more adult-oriented humor than his onscreen fare.