Monthly Archives: July 2011

Marilyn Monroe in Chicago | part 2


While everyone continues to trash the “Forever Marilyn” sculpture in Chicago, I instead found myself reminiscing about how I fell in love with her.  It was because of Marilyn Monroe that I started to develop a taste for old movies. When I was growing … Continue reading

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Marilyn Monroe in Chicago | part 1


Big art news for Pop Art fans: Seward Johnson’s 26 ft Marilyn Monroe sculpture was unveiled in Chicago this week next to TribuneTower. Talk about larger than life!  I love big fun art all over the city – from “The … Continue reading

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It’s all a scam!


As far a politics go, I lean a bit to the right.  Many of my friends lean a bit to the left.  Some of them to the far left.  I love the political banter and debating among friends. But no matter … Continue reading

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The Golden Arrow, a little Frazetta tribute


When there were still book stores and record stores, one of the most simple pleasures was browsing. You could spend hours looking for that ‘something new’ that would send your imagination soaring. But actually many times the real magic wasn’t on … Continue reading

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