Posts Tagged ‘illinois’

“John Wayne Gacy, Jr.” by Sufjan Stevens

October 19, 2008

A hauntingly beautiful song accompanied by some rather disturbing educational films from the 1950’s.

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Blackbirds dive bombing Chicago residents; Paul McCartney unavailable for comment

June 23, 2008

Two of the most common types of blackbirds.

The fiercely territorial behaviour of the male red-winged blackbird has been blamed for a series of incidents.

People have complained of being chased for up to 100 yards, pecked in the head and had their hair clawed.

Mr Stotz advised anyone targeted by an angry blackbird to stare directly at it. If that fails, barking like a dog should keep it away, he said.

EVERYONE PANIC!

Lollapalooza 2008 lineup schedule

June 21, 2008

Click here to see the band schedule for Lollapalooza 2008, Aug. 1-3 in Chicago’s Grant Park. Looks great.