Category Archives: Invisible Fist

Road Rage on LSD

(Note: “LSD” in this post refers to Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive, if you are interested in  that other  LSD, you can start here.) Taxi! At my ad agency  jobs in Chicago, we were reimbursed for taxi fare if we worked … Continue reading

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Taxonomy of Superhero Origin Stories

When my son was little, we once  discussed superhero-origin stories and of they all seemed to fit into a surprisingly few buckets. Years later (ie, a few weeks ago), I thought about this taxonomy again and came up with some … Continue reading

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Busch League

When I lived in Chicago, a couple of college friends used to come to town when the Cardinals were playing the Cubs because they had a friend who was a Cards relief pitcher. After one game in 1994, my friends … Continue reading

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“You’d Be Perfect For This Position”

In the go-go 1990s, when everybody was in a rush to do something “internety,”  I got a call from a recruiter, who breathlessly starting describing  a position in the Chicago suburbs.  I told her I lived in the city,  was … Continue reading

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