Tag: George Lucas

George Lucas, you self-important twit

George Lucas thinks he can jet into Chicago, claim a precious parcel of lakefront land as his own and steamroll a citizen’s group that has the law on its side. Good riddance to you, George Lucas, and take your ugly museum with you, you self-important twit. From the start, your arrogance and ignorance went hand... Read more »

Will 'community activist' Barack Obama allow his library to trash a South Side community?

Barack Obama began as a “community activist” on Chicago’s Far South Side, protecting regular folk from the plundering of the rich and powerful. Now the rich and powerful–Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the University of Chicago, to name a couple–are trying to grab parkland from a South Side neighborhood. For Obama’s presidential library. (Story is... Read more »

Here's where in Chicago to stick the monstrous George Lucas museum

No, not “where the sun don’t shine.” But close. That big hole where the monstrous Spire was going to go. Just west of Lake Shore Dr. at the Chicago River. There’s been a big hole there for years, but dreams for building a mega-high, twisted skyscraper have fallen through because of funding problems. As in,... Read more »
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