North on Sheffield to Belmont, 1922, Chicago.
Of course, The Vic still stands. The Merry Garden, across the street, was the birthplace of the “dance marathon” craze of the 20s and 30s.
Even MORE fortunately, Chip is CHIP and went to TOWN with them. Oh, zdarsky…this is why I love you.
(Shoutout to the girl in the background who silently decided to blow them up into balloons. Bless you; bless you.)
CASANOVA: ACEDIA #1
STORY: MATT FRACTION & MICHAEL CHABON
ART / COVER: FÁBIO MOON & GABRIEL BÁ
JANUARY 7 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
Marooned in Los Angeles with no memory of his past, Casanova Quinn takes on the mystery of his criminal benefactor’s tangled and bloody history—as strange occult forces from the future conspire to… do stuff? To him? To Los Angeles? To you? YES.
Featuring the first in a series of backup stories by Pulitzer Prize winner MICHAEL CHABON and CASANOVA co-creator GABRIEL BÁ.
Brimpin’ ain’t easy!!
Use the order code SEP140590 and let your retailer know that you want JUST THE TIPS.
BIG HARD SEX CRIMINALS HC
story: MATT FRACTION
art / cover: ZIGGY CHOOCH
JANUARY 14 / 320 PAGES / FC / Mx1000 / $39.99
Collecting the first ten issues of the Eisner and Harvey award-winning, TIME Magazine Best Comic of the year of our lord 2013, SEX CRIMINALS, in an oversized hardcover format guaranteed to embarrass you to order.
Perk up your Monday with a memo about coffee.
Staff Secretary Jim Connor’s note on this memo from Deputy Chief of Staff Dick Cheney from October 20, 1975, succinctly sums up why the coffee bill for Donald Rumsfeld’s office was over $100: "They are drinking too much coffee and have too many people drinking it!"
The Mess records showed that the bill covered 200 pots of coffee, meaning that the Chief of Staff and his eight staff members would have consumed about 10 pots per day during a five-day work week.
Too much coffee: do you agree or disagree?
…AND WORTH EVERY PENNY.
Y’know that’s $449.03 in 1975 dollars.
If you see this van Bat-rockin’…