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Things We Thought Only Happened On TV

By Margaret Lyons in News on Dec 26, 2007 10:49PM

There's not a whole hell of a lot going on today, or hadn't you noticed? We're still thinking about that tiger attack in SF, but now we're also thinking about how telegenic Chicago can be. Por ejemplo:

People are assholes at hotels! Holy lord, this ostensibly hilarious
list of requests made of the concierge at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago
has us absolutely stunned.

A guest wanted to see the premier of the movie "Disclosure" but he didn't want anyone sitting within three rows of him. Winke rallied staff members to go to the theater and buy enough tickets to block off several rows

The weird part of this is that he wanted to see Disclosure. With Demi Moore and Michael Douglas. Whose IMDb keywords are "Merger / Manipulation / Oral Sex / Confrontation / Revenge." That movie is a piece of crap, you guys.

Elsewhere, a man who allegedly stabbed his boss in the neck ran intro traffic trying to evade the police, at which point he was hit by a truck and killed. Douglas Volkman of Naperville was hit near the Touhy Toll Plaza; his boss's injuries were not critical.