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Re: “Burning Bluebeard

The Neo-Futurists' take on the tragic Iroquois Theater fire of 1903 is at once hilarious, witty, informative, and heart-wrenching. A must-see.

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Posted by brianfmorrissey on 11/26/2011 at 8:57 AM

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Re: “We're taking John Kass's bike bullying seriously

And on subject of cycling in Chicago, no one better represents the self-appointed representative of bloviating anti-progressivism than the anti-Royko, faux-everyman, faux-Chicagoan, Tribune columnist and resident bridge-troll John Kass (raised in Oak Lawn, a current resident of Western Springs), whose literary alter-ego, “Old School,” allows him to act as though he remembers the “good ol’ days” of the South Side.

35 likes, 8 dislikes
Posted by brianfmorrissey on 11/14/2014 at 6:10 PM

Re: “When Chicago spent its pension money on the mayor's pet projects

You can either spend $57 mil to keep losing to Green Bay or you can live there. That's really your only choice.

2 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by brianfmorrissey on 04/18/2014 at 12:18 PM

Re: “Is egress destiny?

This is interesting, if overthinking it, but a lot of people choose the left door simply because management has left the right door locked. I've come to expect this, and often go left.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by brianfmorrissey on 01/13/2014 at 2:09 PM

Re: “Best part of Chicago for killing an hour

20 minutes chatting up Phil Szyjka at Johnny Sprockets, 20 minutes having a cerveza at Little Mexican Cafe, then get an ice cream cone at Zanzibar. Suck it, Logan Square.

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Posted by brianfmorrissey on 06/23/2011 at 4:02 PM

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