Nick Siano


Recent Articles

Nick and Tired: On the Brink of Zero

09/13/2017 3:30pm

Overdrawn, overspent and overanxious. Wasteful spending was never in my wheelhouse. I was a talented dog-walking entrepreneur growing up and scrambled to pull neighbors' garbage out for a spare dollar or two each week. I did everything to justify any spending a 10-year-old might do.

NICK AND TIRED: Your third-party vote doesn't matter

11/02/2016 1:18pm

We owe Bernie Sanders for getting young people fired up about politics. But in the end, he didn’t win the Democratic nomination. What does this mean for Sanders supporters come Nov. 8? Some are siding with Hillary Clinton, at the behest of Sanders. Others felt angered that Sanders, in their words, sold out to the establishment.

NICK AND TIRED: 4 takeaways from last night's debate

09/28/2016 10:19am

The first presidential debate happened Sept. 26 and was simulcast across major networks and streamed on multiple websites. This was the first time Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump shared the stage for a debate. 

QUEUE IT UP: Four podcasts for the non-podcast listener

09/20/2016 3:33pm

Backseat Rider is the brainchild of Anthony Ponce, a former NBC Chicago anchor who hung up his suit to work as a Lyft driver all day. You may have seen his video about quitting NBC make the rounds on Facebook in July. The first episode isn’t released yet, but you can email him at and he’ll send it to you, and it’s worth the listen.