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by john38103
Thu Sep 01, 2016 4:37 pm
Forum: Art Related
Topic: Beer - trading & discussion
Replies: 23312
Views: 830132

Re: Beer - trading & discussion

For any Chicago folks I'd recommend hitting up Motor Row Brewing (2337 S. Michigan Ave). Their current selection is real heavy on lagers and IPA's. I recently moved a little further south in the city and it has quickly become one of my favorite spots to spend a couple hours on the weekend.
by john38103
Thu Aug 18, 2016 3:20 pm
Forum: Art Related
Topic: Pet Peeves- Vent Here! Let me feel your pain.
Replies: 15796
Views: 634478

Re: Pet Peeves- Vent Here! Let me feel your pain.

I never mind if someone is slow on the turn, I only dislike the folks that refuse to move into the intersection at all ensuring that they'll be the only one to make the light when it changes.
by john38103
Tue Aug 09, 2016 11:49 am
Forum: Art Related
Topic: The Anti-Pet Peeve Thread - Small things that made your day
Replies: 3048
Views: 171506

Re: The Anti-Pet Peeve Thread - Small things that made your

Was feeling depressed for a couple days in anticipation of an undefined "update" meeting with my boss. He's unpredictable and minor details can end up making my life difficult. As I was waiting for him to let me know where he wanted to begin he handed me an oddball "award" another group within the c...
by john38103
Fri Aug 05, 2016 12:01 pm
Forum: Art Related
Topic: What book(s) are you reading???
Replies: 2522
Views: 127780

Re: What book(s) are you reading???

What was the prize? Anything cool?
by john38103
Thu Aug 04, 2016 6:51 pm
Forum: Art Related
Topic: What book(s) are you reading???
Replies: 2522
Views: 127780

Re: What book(s) are you reading???

Is it possible we may be losing something in translation or paraphrasing with the original list of clues?
by john38103
Thu Aug 04, 2016 5:40 pm
Forum: Art Related
Topic: What book(s) are you reading???
Replies: 2522
Views: 127780

Re: What book(s) are you reading???

I thought of Faulkner too but couldn't make things add up.
by john38103
Thu Aug 04, 2016 4:24 pm
Forum: Art Related
Topic: What book(s) are you reading???
Replies: 2522
Views: 127780

Re: What book(s) are you reading???

vitoria wrote:I´m exploring this possibility: Jorge Luis Borges, but it don´t fit in some of the clues...
Nice. My ignorant brain somehow translated "born in American continent" to only have me thinking of North America.
by john38103
Thu Aug 04, 2016 4:22 pm
Forum: Art Related
Topic: What book(s) are you reading???
Replies: 2522
Views: 127780

Re: What book(s) are you reading???

What course is this for? That may be helpful.
by john38103
Thu Aug 04, 2016 4:00 pm
Forum: Art Related
Topic: What book(s) are you reading???
Replies: 2522
Views: 127780

Re: What book(s) are you reading???

I'm not making a hard argument for it though. Just trying to reason my way through. Haven't hit on something that felt perfect yet.
by john38103
Thu Aug 04, 2016 3:53 pm
Forum: Art Related
Topic: What book(s) are you reading???
Replies: 2522
Views: 127780

Re: What book(s) are you reading???

iwokeinrelief wrote:I'm not sure how much it fits with "as many cultural and literary references as the "Wasteland" by T. S. Eliot";
The below link does a good job of piling up allusions that would seem to give a good argument for this criteria:
http://www.shmoop.com/the-jungle/allusions.html
by john38103
Thu Aug 04, 2016 3:37 pm
Forum: Art Related
Topic: What book(s) are you reading???
Replies: 2522
Views: 127780

Re: What book(s) are you reading???

How about The Jungle by Upton Sinclair?
by john38103
Thu Aug 04, 2016 10:57 am
Forum: Art Related
Topic: What book(s) are you reading???
Replies: 2522
Views: 127780

Re: What book(s) are you reading???

vitoria wrote: what do you think of this two suggestions:
Erskine Caldwell - God's Little Acre
Theodore Dreiser - Sister Carrie

:?:
Neither was written and published in the first quarter of the twentieth century.
by john38103
Thu Aug 04, 2016 10:27 am
Forum: Art Related
Topic: What book(s) are you reading???
Replies: 2522
Views: 127780

Re: What book(s) are you reading???

^good point. I didn't really know what to make of the challenged in court bit. Too focused on trying to think of a writer that fit the mold.
by john38103
Thu Aug 04, 2016 10:13 am
Forum: Art Related
Topic: What book(s) are you reading???
Replies: 2522
Views: 127780

Re: What book(s) are you reading???

Hugh Selwyn Mauberley by Ezra Pound? (this is just a guess, I'm no scholar)
by john38103
Thu Aug 04, 2016 9:57 am
Forum: Art Related
Topic: Random Posts & Chaos
Replies: 22436
Views: 925113

Re: Random Posts & Chaos

Just googled side by side. Looks like a dune buggy.