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"Dog Training" from the George Eastman House Collection

Chicago has officially stripped every ounce of “dog person” from my soul. For those of you who don’t live in Chicago, you may not be aware that this place is absolutely teeming with dogs. Every trixie with a 300-square-foot sky-rise condo or family of seventeen living in a three-bedroom garden level feels the need to [...]

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One of the super fun things about having a blog this day in age is spam comments. Their mysterious stupidity can only originate from the brains of bots, whose synapses are known by modern computer science to have been hammered out from used cans of Hormel’s pressed meat product. This is where the name “spam” [...]

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There are some nefarious farmers out there. I’m not talking about the factory farmers, or the weirdos who think it’s a good idea to feed fish heads to chickens. I’m talking about the folks hawking their wares at the North Center Farmers Market, which takes place every Saturday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. But, [...]

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BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT by Meg White As the venerable comedic institution of Second City turns 50 years old this week, we at BuzzFlash are once again reminded of how much we love calling Chicago home. Not only did Second City bring a new art form to the highest echelons of comedy, but also it brought [...]

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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White It seems that the tea party organizers finally learned what a “grassroots” group looks like and how to pretend that that’s what they are. The key is to combine clumsy theatrics with a manufactured chance meeting. A slew of liberals and progressives and people with a sense of humor have [...]

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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White I got an e-mail from Josh Glasstetter of the People for the American Way‘s Right Wing Watch Thursday evening, letting me know how that ol’ fashioned book burning went down in Dixie over Halloween. In his words, it was the “Worst. Book burning. Ever.” Watch the video; I’m guessing [...]

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BUZZFLASH INTERVIEW by Meg White With the holidays coming up, you may be asking yourself, “What do I get for the mavericky, million-dollar mom who has everything?” And I’d like to submit that a coloring book would satisfy her need to scribble outside the lines. A coloring book may sound like a strange way to [...]

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John Boehner After House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer penned an op-ed in USA Today Monday calling the boisterous effort to silence debate on healthcare reform at town halls “un- American,” the backlash from Republicans was swift and utterly nonsensical (but at least we finally know who actually reads USA Today). [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White Here at BuzzFlash, we usually get our giggles courtesy of Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, and David Letterman. But lately the conservative channel has featured one comedic situation after another. First, the House Republicans offered a budget alternative without numbers — that was comic genius! Then there’s the sitcom [...]