Madeleine Hettich
Madeleine Hettich is a graphic designer, writer, illustrator, and comic book artist. After graduating with a BFA degree (with an emphasis in Visual Communications Design) from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, she worked as a freelance illustrator and graphic designer before being hired by GREY. She continues to develop independent illustration and comics projects in her own time. This background gives her a unique perspective when writing about any number of topics.
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10 Movies to Watch Summer 2019

The lineup of summer movies is jam-packed of must-sees and finding the hidden gems can be a little difficult. From block busters to indie gems it looks like there'll be a little something for everyone.
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The Best Late Night Eateries in Chicago

Chicago is one of those cities that becomes something totally new after night falls. Check out the best late night diner Chicago has to offer.
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Happy Holidays From GREY

As the holiday season enters its full swing we’d like to take the time to look back on GREY’s beginnings. We’ve been so lucky to have such dedicated and passionate followers and we thank each and every one of you. This time last year our

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Diving into the Spider-Verse

Last week witnessed the release of Spider-Man into the Spider-Verse to the absolute joy of comic book lovers everywhere. The Ultimate Comics Spider-Man series was hugely popular and brought a much-needed breath of fresh air to Marvel in terms of both diversity and concept. But does

Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse
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5 Movies You Can’t Miss this December

Due to the impending Oscar season, December and January always have some of the best movies of the year. Filmmakers want their movies to be released early enough for consideration, but late enough to be fresh in the minds of voters. As a result, there’s a serious amount of

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Fireside Chat with Sam Pizzo

If you met Sam Pizzo today, there wouldn't be any doubt that he's a well-dressed man. The Tom James Sales Consultant talks about his style
Ringleader Daniel “Lucky” Malatsi kicking off UniverSoul Circus in style
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How one circus is making diversity refreshingly entertaining

I ‘ve lived in Chicago for a while now and when it comes to nightlife, I feel like I’ve got a pretty good idea of the scene. So when I had the opportunity to check out the UniverSoul Circus I was excited. I hadn’t been to a

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5 Perfect Movies for Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching and scary movies are essential to anyone's celebration. We got the 5 best Halloween movies to watch.
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How to Host a Kickass Halloween Party

If you've never hosted a Halloween party before the act can seem a little daunting. Don't fear, we have the perfect Halloween party ideas
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‘First Man’ Will Knock Your Socks Off

First Man opened on October 12 to widespread critical acclaim and excitement. First Man not only manages to tell a well-known story with new emotional depth but also uses a cinematography style that sets itself apart from the tropes established by other classic space movies. Directed by Damien Chazelle,

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How to Host Poker Night

Gathering your closest friends around a green felt table to play cards is a lot of fun if done right. Learn how to host poker night right.
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How to Survive a Dinner Party

Need dinner party tips to survive the night? Dinner parties can easily feel like death sentences for those of us who don't enjoy small talk.
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The Style of North By Northwest

North by Northwest is looked at as one of the greatest films of all time. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, this movie came out in 1959 and captured the public’s attention immediately. Its two leads played by Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint go up against the cunning antagonists

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Why We Love the House in Incredibles 2

Incredibles 2 was a hit with both audiences and critics for many reasons. While its’ realistic family drama, thrilling action sequences, and excellent voice acting certainly make the movie resonate, I walked out of the theater daydreaming about the house. It’s midcentury modern, it’s placed on

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10 Tropical Vacation Essentials

With Fall just around in it never hurts to start planning your warm-weather getaway now. Since so many of us are heading to tropical beaches and sunshine, we’ve taken the liberty of making a list of essentials you may forget you need. 1. An All-Purpose Backpack An all-purpose

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5 Movies You Can’t Miss This August

The summer movies season is almost coming to an end but the month of August has what looks like to be a few gems you won’t want to miss. With that in mind here’s 5 movies we can’t wait to see. 5. The Wife Glenn Close

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Talk Golf To Me

Why golf is so popular with managers is a mystery that may never be answered. Is it the long stretches of time spent standing, the momentary flashes of skill and action, or the fact that driving a golf cart is really really fun? Whatever the

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