DON’T MISS THIS MOVIE!!

Having recently seen a movie billed as “THE MOVIE EVENT OF THE YEAR!” and “A SURE FIRE OSCAR WINNER,” I wondered if somehow I might have stepped into the wrong theater at my local Cineplex.   The movie was good and it helped pass a few hours, but in no way do I think it justified the “CAPITALIZED EXCLAMATION!” of greatness that the…

Street Performer. With a Twist.

Many years ago, an imaginative street artist, looking to make a few bucks, attracted a curious crowd outside The Water Tower shopping mall on Michigan Avenue in Chicago. He was not a painter or a musician or a mime, but a writer.  A caricaturist, actually, but instead of using a charcoal drawing pencil, he used…