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Army Of Darkness
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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)
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The [War On Merry Christmas] Weekend Desk Report

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TV Funhouse: The Narrator Who Ruined Christmas.

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Debbie Downer: Christmas Eve with Santa Claus.

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Dear Megyn Kelly:

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From Beachwood past:

"Santa denied permission to buzz the tower at O'Hare. "That's a negative, Ghostrider. The pattern is full."

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"Whatcha packin', Santa? "Let me tell you what Melba Toast is packin' right here, all right. We got 4:11 Positrac outback, 750 double pumper, Edelbrock intake, bored over 30, 11 to 1 pop-up pistons, turbo-jet 390 horsepower. We're talkin' some fuckin' muscle."

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My roommate went to Jewel and it was closed.

Me: "But it says Jew right in the name!"

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Sleigh apparently in the shop.

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Family Guy Jesus. Click-through for a real history lesson.

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New on the Beachwood this weekend . . .

The Week In Chicago Rock
Featuring: Constantine, Monomania, The Handcuffs, Daisychain, Todd Rundgren, Wax Fang, Cryptopsy, Belphegor, and Jimmy Degenerate & the NotSeez.

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The World's Greatest College Football Report's Bowl Preview Part 4
Overlapping with the NFL schedule this weekend provides a gift to bettors: putting action on pro/bowl teasers.

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The Beachwood Radio Sports Hour #180: Are The Bulls, Um, Good?
Is this really happening? Plus: Are The Blackhawks, Um, Good?; The Cubs Are Having An Interesting Offseason!; Can Loyola Ramble Into The Dance?; and The World's Greatest College Football Report's Bowl Preview.

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Weekend ChicagoGram

Quimby's NYC.

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Weekend ChicagoTube

Sabbath '71.

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Weekend BeachBook

New Documents Show Tiananmen Square Death Toll Was 10,000.

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Gov't Docs Show Laura Poitras Cleared After 6-Year Fishing Expedition.

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Washington State Says Comcast Stole At Least $73 Million From Subscribers Over 5 Years.

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How University Admissions Are Biased Despite What The Percentages Say.

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Your Weekend Must-Read: The Story Of Reality Winner.

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The Billion-Dollar Loophole.

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UN Investigator On Extreme Poverty Issues A Grim Report - On The U.S.

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Jon Stewart: Obama Totally Lying About NSA Spying.

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It's (Dash-Cam) Sabotage.

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How The High Museum In Atlanta Tripled Its Non-White Audience In Two Years.

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Weekend TweetWood
A sampling.

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Rporters shouldn't "clear" suspected sources - it helps narrow the field of possibilities.

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The Beachwood Tronc Line: Consult.



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Posted on December 24, 2017


MUSIC - December In Chicago Drill.
TV - Don't Weaken Media Ownership Limits.
POLITICS - Another SRO Crisis.
SPORTS - TrackNotes: Mom.

BOOKS - How Stereo Was Sold To A Skeptical Public.

PEOPLE PLACES & THINGS - Chicago Footwork King's Bail Battle.


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