Extra Extra: "Where Do You Go For Latte Art?" Edition
By Chuck Sudo in Arts & Entertainment on Aug 22, 2007 11:00PM
You know, all these food posts today made us hungry around the offices. If they've done the same for you, here's some reading material for you while you we ourselves a plate of something.
- Just the kind of publicity BP needs right now. The source of an oil leak that made its way to Munster, Indiana's storm sewers Monday night was one of BP's seeping, inactive pipes.
- In addition to jurors getting to view the video that started it all, prosecutors in the R. Kelly child pornography trial say that veins - in the singer's hand, you gutter dwellers - will reveal that he is indeed the person on tape having sex with a 14-year-old girl.
- Former Harpo Productions employees weigh in on the story the $32K for 800 hours in overtime claimed by Carla Hill, executive assistant to The Big O's co-executive producer.
- Dick Cheney'll have to continue shooting hunters in the face the old-fashioned way. Governor Blagojevich signs a law outlawing hunting via remote control.
- Mayor Daley on charges that he's undermining his Inspector General by creating an Office of Compliance to monitor city hiring: "What undermining?"
- Those personal seat licenses for Bears games will drive a wedge between family members.
- Police are investigating whether the the possibility that an elderly couple found with gunshot wounds to the head in their Northwest Side garage is a suicide.
- Rex Grossman's performance in Monday night's exhibition against the Colts already has Jay Mariotti resorting to his Chicken Little "replace-Rex-or-the-sky-will-fall" routine.
- Meanwhile, "the Sex Cannon" gets some sage, real-world advice from the Punky QB known as McMahon.
- In the wake of Michael Vick admitting to leading a dogfighting ring, the Tribune's Rick Morrissey warns of the greater problem of athletes abusing women.
"Kara is Scary" courtesy of Todd Burbo. Her - and Intelligentsia's - latte art is one of the things we miss about working downtown.