We all know the Chicago Bears will win Super XLI on February 4, 2007 in Miami, Florida. I was curious to see how I might be able to purchase tickets to witness this great game. Sad to say, the public’s opportunity to purchase tickets has passed. —————————————– From superbowlxli.org:“The only method the NFL has to […]
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Senator Barack Obama gave a stirring introduction to the Chicago Bears Monday night football game. Here’s the transcript (I’m lucky i have tivo. Pausing live TV is great): “Good evening. I’m Senator Barack Obama. I’m here tonight to answer some questions about a very important contest that have been weighing on the minds of the […]
I was building a cool map for a future post and I noticed that Lake Michigan has stateline borders! Waz up wit dat? When showing maps of states, they should include the lakes. Illinois should have a peg stick out the upper right corner to represent the Illinois’ presence on (or in?) Lake Michigan.
Which do you like better? the brand new KFC logo (announced today) featuring the pleasant Colonel Sanders wearing a fancy, new red apron or the Harold’s logo featuring Harold, the fried chicken king, yielding a cleaver and eagerly chasing a frieghtened chicken My vote goes to Harold’s, a Chicago south side institution. (The photo shown […]
The other day my office went and played whirlyball. It’s a fun game that every American should participate in (except those with chronic back problems.) If you don’t know what whirlyball is, then check out whirlyball.com or whirlball.net or this cartoon. Four things make up whirlyball: bumper cars, plastic scoops, a whiffle ball, and two […]
This last Sunday, October 8, 2006, Chicago celebrated the 135th anniversary of the Chicago Fire. “Celebrate”? you ask. Why would a city celebrate such a tragic event? Since the Chicago Fire wiped out practically the entire city, it gave the city an empty slate to rebuild the city to great fame and notoriety. However, I […]
Here’s a snippet from the my latest artist journal entry: “New series: art with maps“ It’s curious to see the borders of different cities. I grew up on the edge of Chicago near some southwestern suburbs. It was always interesting to note which… (rest of entry) homepage for unlikelymoose artist livejournal
spudart.org made a cool post about doubling the Aon building’s height. It’s inspired by the fact that Aon’s neighbor, the Blue Cross building, will actually be doubling its height over the next couple years. He asked for a Double Hancock. Well, here you go. Watch it animate here.
American Cities That Best Fit You: 80% Chicago 65% Philadelphia 60% Boston 60% New York City 45% Atlanta Which American Cities Best Fit You?
Last week, I gave the breaking news that the Chicago Cubs are selling authentic Wrigley Field bricks. Now, the question is: What do I do with my authentic Wrigley Field brick? Some ideas: buy a knit cubs baby hat and put it on my brick to keep it cozy drill a hole through the brick, […]