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by JosephFinn
Thu Jan 29, 2004 5:48 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: January 2004
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Views: 15620

Name: Joseph J. Finn
Source: unca20040202.htm
No can do, Harlan. Getting divorced.
by JosephFinn
Thu Jan 29, 2004 7:23 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: January 2004
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Views: 15620

Chicago, Chicago

Name: Joseph J. Finn Source: unca20040202.htm Tossing in a couple more restaurant suggestions: Strega Nona for Italian, on Southport north of Addison. Then there's Mexicano Lindo on Lincoln, north of Fullerton. Also, there's a hot dog place on Clark, between Diversey and Fullerton, west side of the...
by JosephFinn
Tue Jan 27, 2004 10:00 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: January 2004
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Views: 15620

Name: Joseph J. Finn Source: unca20040202.htm Ray Carlson, Ray, you're killing me. The Microsoft/GM joke is an urban legend that's been around since 1999. Check out Snopes for the scoop: http://www.snopes.com/humor/jokes/autos.htm Ah, Snopes. The 1st place to look when you see something goofy like ...
by JosephFinn
Thu Jan 22, 2004 2:02 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: January 2004
Replies: 0
Views: 15620

Name: Joseph J. Finn Source: unca20040202.htm Huh - I never knew our own Alejandro Rieja was a member of the Chicago Film Critics Association, which announced it's 2003 awards yesterday. Bully for you, Alejandro! Those interested in some things can check out the awards here: http://www.chicagofilmc...
by JosephFinn
Tue Jan 20, 2004 8:16 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: January 2004
Replies: 0
Views: 15620

Name: Joseph J. Finn Source: unca20040202.htm Cindy, If you go back to either Friday or Thursday, I have a post about the possibility of The New Twilight Zone coming out on DVD this year. A good source for such things, BTW, is tvshowsondvd.com, which focuses on, well, TV shows on DVD. And "Gamma" s...
by JosephFinn
Fri Jan 16, 2004 10:04 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: January 2004
Replies: 0
Views: 15620

Name: Joseph J. Finn Source: unca20040202.htm Okay, just ran across some interesting DVD news. Apparently there is a strong posibility that the New Twilight Zone will be coming to DVD this year. Check it out at http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/ (go to the Jan 15th news), where they note that the company...
by JosephFinn
Fri Jan 09, 2004 3:38 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: January 2004
Replies: 0
Views: 15620

Name: Joseph J. Finn
Source: unca20040202.htm
Thick skin? I've armadillo armor from dealing with people here - some with humor, some with argument (Hi Frank Church!) It's all good, and part of being human.

Regards,
Joseph
by JosephFinn
Thu Dec 11, 2003 3:22 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2003
Replies: 0
Views: 11952

Name: Joseph J. Finn
Source: unca20040202.htm
Right - I read cultural reviews in the Wall Street Journal. That's about as useful as reading political coverage in the WSJ. Which is to say, not at all.
by JosephFinn
Mon Dec 08, 2003 9:31 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2003
Replies: 0
Views: 11952

Name: Joseph J. Finn Source: unca20040202.htm P.A. Berman, Actually, the Jedi Knights games are a pretty good series. Fairly linear, btut there's an interesting Dark Force/Light Force balance in them (you can easily go either way, until the most recent one where you're purely a good guy). And hell,...
by JosephFinn
Mon Dec 08, 2003 1:27 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2003
Replies: 0
Views: 11952

Name: Joseph J. Finn
Source: unca20040202.htm
Can I just say, by the way, that the cover of "The Thinking Machine" is one of my favorites of the year? It's a gorgeously playful piece of work.

http://images.amazon.com/images/P/08129 ... ZZZZZZ.jpg
by JosephFinn
Tue Nov 25, 2003 7:52 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: November 2003
Replies: 0
Views: 12420

Name: Joseph J. Finn Source: unca20031206.htm Brian, There is no conspiracy debate - merely some individuals who've (take your pick): 1. Been relying on outdated forensics and bad science 2. Come up with a theory, then worked backwards, bending every event to twist into it. 3. Just plain don't trus...
by JosephFinn
Mon Nov 24, 2003 10:16 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: November 2003
Replies: 0
Views: 12420

Name: Joseph J. Finn Source: unca20031206.htm Rob, One small addition to your well-done essay on Kennedy and civil rights - the Kennedy administration did finally ram through the integration of the army, which had been recommended by Truman but had languished for a decade-and-a-half. Regards, Joseph
by JosephFinn
Fri Nov 21, 2003 8:46 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: November 2003
Replies: 0
Views: 12420

Name: Joseph J. Finn
Source: unca20031206.htm
You're killing me, Harlan.
by JosephFinn
Fri Nov 21, 2003 7:32 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: November 2003
Replies: 0
Views: 12420

Name: Joseph J. Finn Source: unca20031206.htm Brian Siano, Just popping in to say thanks for the Piaf link - twas a ncie background to the sets and the 40th anniversary, even if the web designer of the page saw fit to put in a horrible hovering menu on the right hand side that insisted on following...
by JosephFinn
Thu Nov 20, 2003 7:49 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: November 2003
Replies: 0
Views: 12420

Name: Joseph J. Finn
Source: unca20031206.htm
Lee,

Thank you kindly for giving me the name and AIN for the Piaf set. Now if I only spoke French...

(By the way, the set is showing up on Amazon.com used for $112 used. Now that's tempting!)

Regards,
Joseph

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