Tag Archives: Chicago

Happy freakin’ Halloween

It’s that great time of year.  Every entertainment outlet, neighborhood joint and Internet hangout is giving in to the spooks.  And I don’t mean the NSA – that would be truly frightening. (Just kidding NSA, we love you!  In a … Continue reading

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There and Back Again

I was there.  Now I’m back. I watched that second Hobbit movie while I was out of town.  It was visually appealing.  It was also just a bit unsatisfying in the end.  And long. I’m still waiting for my hero, … Continue reading

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We Can Do Better, People

Wildlife is pretty spectacular.  Not just the majestic things like a whale breaching, but every little thing.  Right in your back yard.  Ants and bees, for instance.  Complex creatures engaged in great efforts. Living smack in the middle of a … Continue reading

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Gill-Man Takes Revenge!

Revenge of the Creature is a classic old monster movie.  The Creature has always been a favorite of mine.  He had depth of character for a monster. The scene where he climbs out of the water and walks into The … Continue reading

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Munger Road

If you’re from north of Chicago, the name is probably familiar.  It is a road and people use it. That’s always how these things start. I mention this film for two reasons: (1) It’s regional.  I never miss a chance … Continue reading

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So I herd u liek…rocks?

Close enough. Just ’bout everyone knows about you and the mudkip thing.  I read it on the wall at Rosa’s.  Put a sock in it already. There are other crazy things that are trying to burrow into your child’s psyche. … Continue reading

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I have seen the dragons on the wind of morning.

I went to grab a few photos this morning.  For comparison between July 23rd and today (in the pics below, this morning on the left vs July 23, 2011 on the right).  This is how I came across the monsters. … Continue reading

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That Moment When You Feel Eyes Following You?

It’s not just a feeling. What is that? DUN DUN…….DUNNNNNNNNNNNNN!

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Weekend UFOs

I do not intend to specifically call out this UFO incident report, though I am going to use it as a jumping off point. What I will do is draw parallels to an incident I witnessed this past Saturday (July … Continue reading

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On the Bonnie Banks

I heard something loudly crash into the water as I neared the river this morning. It sounded like a morbidly obese gnome did a belly flop. I turned and saw the first splash-echo.  So I moved in closer (and as … Continue reading

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