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We Have Questions

Another Beachwood Special Report

This started with a discussion of the physics of Fantasy Island. As many others have wondered, is Roarke a grifter, a deity, a techno-wizard? That led to this.

TIM: If the fantasies only lasted for the duration of the trip to the island, why didn't Mr. Roarke make Tattoo taller? He never left the island, right?

STEVE: This is like, "When the Blues Brothers went to the diner to get that guy for the band, why didn't they take Aretha instead?"

TIM: Yes! I can't remember the comic who said: Remember that movie where Halle Berry was so poor that she had to become a prostitute? Why didn't she just become a model?

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Posted on April 3, 2021

Taxicab Journals

Cab #1555

I kept desperately pushing on that sound icon on the TV screen and nothing.
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Posted on January 6, 2016
Open Letter

Open Letter

Dear Asses Of Chicago Commuters:
This crowding reduction plan isn't working at all for your human.
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Posted on January 29, 2013
Life At Work

I Am A Retail Warrior: Throw The Dog A Birthday Bone!

By Jane Harper
At that point, I was kind of hoping the dog was back at home chewing up her hand-sewn Italian leather shoes.
Continue reading "I Am A Retail Warrior: Throw The Dog A Birthday Bone!" »
Posted on October 19, 2015

We Have Questions

Another Beachwood Special Report
Keywords: Gilligan's Island, Aretha, Mr. Roarke, Tarzan.

Posted on April 3, 2021

Turtle Wax® Celebrates 75th Anniversary With Introduction Of Scholarship Program To Train The Next Generation Of Detailers

By Turtle Wax
Plus: A commemorative birthday kit!

Posted on March 11, 2021

Beachwood Offered International Business Award!

By Awards MGBS
The sashe is for keeps.

Posted on February 27, 2021

Public Health Alert! Whole Foods Meatballs

By The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service
With marinara.

Posted on February 27, 2021

Vashon Jordan Jr.'s Joyful Revolution

By The Chicago History Museum
17,000 photos at 37 events.

Posted on February 24, 2021

SUE In Denver

By The Denver Museum Of Nature And Science
The most complete, best-preserved Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered goes west for winter.

Posted on February 6, 2021

Recall! Ready-To-Eat Dip And Salad Products From Schiller Park's Food Evolution

By The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service
Including taco dip, pasta salad and potato salad.

Posted on February 5, 2021

Public Health Alert! Contaminated Beef First Found At Art's In Sandwich, Illinois

By The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service
The problem was discovered when Greater Omaha Packing Co. Inc. determined that they inadvertently distributed product associated with a sample that was positive for E. coli O157:H7.

Posted on February 5, 2021

Recall! Sriracha Chicken Ravioli

By The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service
These items were shipped to distributors/sold in retail in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

Posted on December 31, 2020

A WTF Timeout

By David Rutter
Let's ring in the New Year with New Sewage while we calculate how many Chicago cops it takes to break into the wrong naked woman's apartment.

Posted on December 21, 2020

Watch Chicago Artist Sharon Bladholm Make Stained Glass Windows, Among Other Really Cool Things She Does

By Ravenswood Media
Also a sculptor and printmaker.

Posted on December 12, 2020

Data Historian Market Heating Up

By MarketsandMarkets
The U.S. and Canada are the major countries that contribute to the growth of the Data Historian Market in North America.

Posted on December 10, 2020

Mr. Pringle All Glowed Up

By The Kellogg Company
He's single. He's Pringle. He's ready to mingle.

Posted on December 7, 2020

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POLITICS - Illinois Prisoners' Health Care Still Unconstitutional.
SPORTS - The NFL's COVID Warning For MLB.

BOOKS - Teach But Interrogate The Canon.

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