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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Harmless Headlines: Tortoises, Donugs, and Cristiano Ronaldo

These days it can seem like everybody is mad about something. It’s hard to find those valuable harmless new stories we can discuss with our co-workers without resorting to fisticuffs. Have no fear! GREY has three simple and fun news stories to keep office tensions from rising.   100-Year-Old Tortoise Makes

Jim and Pam from the Office on NBC
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Help! My Employees are Dating!

Being a boss means a lot of things. It means encouraging employees to do their best, giving them the tools they need to succeed, and managing a variety of tasks and updates all day long. Being a boss is hard work, but being a good

The Library (at the Gilt Bar)
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Super Secret Speakeasies in Chicago

Today, speakeasies are seen as secret, exclusive, and something undeniably fun to be in. Here are a few speakeasies to check out in Chicago
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Spiritual Style at the Met Gala

On May 7th the Met Gala was hosted in New York City. If you’re unfamiliar with this event it’s basically the biggest night for fashion and style anywhere. Officially, the Met Gala is a fundraising night to raise money for the Costume Institute at the

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Spotting Style at the Time 100

The Time 100 Gala celebrated this year’s most influential members of culture. From politicians and activists to movie stars and athletes there were some inspired fashion choices. We chose our top 3 favorite male looks for the evening for your viewing pleasure. John Krasinski John

Members of Skate Nation GH
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Meet Ghana’s First Skate Crew

Here in the US, it’s not uncommon to see skateboarders on the streets, sidewalks, and parks. Lots of kids get their first board at a young age and embrace a culture that is inherently edgy and alternative. But, when looking at other countries, it becomes

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Marc Jacobs Gets Engaged with a Flash Mob and Mexican Food

On April 6th Marc Jacobs posted a video of him and his longtime boyfriend, Charly DeFrancesco, getting engaged. The proposal itself was eventful and posted on social media where it quickly became a sensation. How it Went Down It may seem strange that Jacobs, an esteemed fashion designer,

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How To Survive A Wine Tasting

Going to a wine tasting can be daunting, especially if it’s your first time. Plenty of people love wine, but wine tastings cater to people who love to talk about wine. Being able to keep up with the professionals can be difficult, but we’ve got

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20 Questions With Ronald Hettich

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been publishing interviews with Ronald Hettich, a man with seriously awesome stories to tell. For our last round of questioning, I asked him 20 quick questions to get a sense of the man behind the accomplishments.   1. What

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This Hotel Caters the Adventurer in All of Us

Iceland isn’t where your mind immediately goes when you think of adventure. Places like the American West or the Bahamas come to mind first. But if these places have become such common destinations for travel, can true adventurers be completely satisfied with them? For those of

WP Carry On Cocktail Kit
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14 Things Men Didn’t Know They Wanted

Everybody has a wish list, so does GREY. Here are a few things any gentleman would love to receive.     1) Ralph Lauren Kipton Mixologist Box Ralph Lauren Kipton Mixologist Box This gift is for the guy who takes his drinks seriously. It comes with

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Extra Racing Anecdotes from Ronald Hettich

In the past few weeks, we’ve published interviews with Ronald Hettich, a GREY Club member, engineer, small business owner, bike enthusiast, and rally racer. We ended up getting more anecdotes about his time spent racing in Monte Carlo style rallies in California then we could include in

Ronald Hettich, 2018
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No Half Measures: An Interview With Ronald Hettich

In February I had the opportunity to interview Ronald Hettich, a professional multitasker if there ever was one. Ronald is an accomplished engineer, inventor, small business owner, GREY club member, etc. Trust me, the list goes on. We sat down and talked about how and why he chose

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Screen the Sun in Style With This New Eyewear Brand

With spring and summer getting closer by the day, it’ll soon be time to pull out your sunglasses for everything from your morning commute to beach days. Shielding your eyes from the sun is one thing, shielding them in style is another. Enter the up

RuPaul celebrates his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame with Jane Fonda
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RuPaul Makes History on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame

On March 16th, the famous drag queen, RuPaul, became the first person of his profession to be given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. This moment was celebrated by a crowd of excited well-wishers, as well as beloved actress, Jane Fonda (who had nothing but

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Racing Ahead: An Interview With Ron Hettich

On February 18th I sat down with Ronald Hettich, an engineer, inventor, occasional race car driver, former motocross racer, GREY Club member, and real estate businessman. He is definitely someone who refuses to be defined by his job title which is why we at GREY were excited

Ronald Hettich participating in motocross, 1976
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Building Momentum: An Interview With Ron Hettich

Recently I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Ronald Hettich, a man who practically embodies the term ‘jack of all trades’. Besides working as an engineer from 9 to 5, he has also found time to race cars, sail competitively, invent, start

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Meet Instagram’s Rising Star

In this new and exciting digital age, it’s easier to find people who are passionate about the same things we are. Forming connections across countries and continents has become as normal as going to the grocery store. Recently GREY connected with Jared (@itsmichaeljared), an artist,

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