Army Of Darkness
A discount-store employee is time-warped to a medieval castle, where he is the foretold savior who can dispel the evil there. Unfortunately, he screws up and releases an army of skeletons. (tvguide.com)
Thanks to to everyone who made it out to the Beachwood Inn last night - particularly our senior sports correspondent Jim "Coach" Coffman, whose impressive jukebox run put an even bigger smile on my face than this:
Unfortunately, this bus driver is no longer working for the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District.
Yeah, I feel like there's a better line out there. And if I was feeling sharper this morning I'd fashion something really clever out of the fact that Walgreens and Gawker were also hacked. Like, if they hack into the Beachwood Inn's database next they'll completely have me covered.
The Beachwood Inn is cash only. But we do track your jukebox selections.
Maybe the hackers were looking for the recipe for McRib.
"There are dueling articles in the Journal and Times about Walmart's renwed interest in New York," the New York Observerreports. "Not to brag, but both sound a lot like an item we wrote back in September, about how the world's largest retailer and nation's largest employer would use the same tactics that recently succeeded in Chicago to build its first box store in New York. Namely, split labor support between the construction and service unions, exploit the recession and high unemployment, and integrate itself into larger projects or as-of-right development."
"During the Thrashers 4-3 overtime win over Ottawa, Thrashers defenseman-turned-forward-turned-defenseman Dustin Byfuglien scored his 11th goal of the season late in the second period. For Byfuglien, that goal set a new Thrashers team record for goals scored by a defenseman."
Walmart Denies Expanding Reign of Terror To Lake View
"Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) brought a meeting of concerned Lake View residents a statement from Walmart Dec. 13 that said the giant retail chain has not signed any agreements to lease space for a new-concept, small urban store in Lake View," Gay Chicagoreports.
"'Contrary to media reports, Walmart has not executed a lease or letter of intent with the developer to locate a store on the property known as Broadway at Surf, at 2840 N. Broadway,' the Walmart statement said."