What's Awesome: It's Almost the Weekend
By Margaret Lyons in Miscellaneous on Jan 18, 2008 9:35PM
An off-duty Chicago Police officer, working as a security guard at a bank in Ravenswood arrested a would-be bank robber. The suspect approach a teller, indicated he was armed, and demanded money. Before the teller handed anything over, though, the cop/guard arrested him. Eat it, Oceans 11/2/3. [Trib]
We loved Money Ball. We loved The Blind Side. How could we not love Michael Lewis writing about his vasectomy?
The Intuit Gallery for Intuitive and Outsider Art debuts a new exhibit tonight...of mugshots. And none of that coked-out, doe-eyed celeb bullshizz, either. "Each subject, each image, is a person, a portrait, a trace, a crime, a clue, a moment, an expression, a frame, a mustache, a mother, a father, a son or a daughter. Each image is evidence, documentation. A record of people and of stories dismissed by history and rescued here. A century of American souls, filed and forgotten, until now."