• Seth Rogen
  • Stephen Sondheim
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman
  • Ricky Gervais
  • Dawn French
  • Steve Zahn
  • Simon Pegg & Nick Frost (together, seperate, whatever)
  • Martin Freeman
  • Britney Spears
  • The "Little Britain" guys
  • Jennifer Saunders
  • Emily Skinner
  • Judd Apatow
  • Dan Fogler
  • Peter Jackson
  • Kevin Smith
  • Nathan Lane
  • John C. Reilly
  • Amy Sedaris
  • Bob. Cause I miss him.
aug 21 2007 ∞
feb 19 2008 +
  • "Go your own way" - Fleetwood Mac
  • "Twelve Thirty" - Mamas and the Papas
  • "Daydream Believer" - The Monkees
  • "Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band/With a little help from my friends" - The Beatles
  • "Hands Clean" - Alanis Morisette
  • "Summer, Highland Falls" - Billy Joel
  • "I'll set you free" - The Bangles
  • "Jupiter (Radio remix)" - Jewel
  • "Reasons Why" - Nickel Creek
  • "Baby, one more time" - Britney Spears
  • "Shame" - Matchbox Twenty
  • "Total Eclipse of the Heart" - Bonnie Tyler
  • "Bat out of Hell" - MeatLoaf
  • "Crash and Burn" - Savage Garden
  • "Born to Run" - Bruce Springsteen
  • "Happy Phantom" - Tori Amos
  • "Open your heart" / "The Power of Goodbye" - Madonna
aug 21 2007 ∞
aug 21 2007 +

thanks for the suggestion, bob

  • sauerkraut
  • i don't know what it is, but sometimes when you're walking in the loop, there comes this hellacious odor..it seems to come up from underground, which would explain it's similarity to sewage. the corner of wacker and monroe is notorious.
  • B.O. and similarly sweaty smells
  • Cucumber Melon lotions, body sprays, whatever...
  • cigarette smoke
  • sometimes the smell of fish
  • when liver is being cooked
apr 19 2007 ∞
apr 19 2007 +

Things I haven't yet done in my city.

  • Field Museum
  • Museum of Science and Industry
  • Sears tower
  • Boat tour
  • Navy Pier on a NICE day in SUMMER
  • Signature Lounge
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Homes
  • Art galleries in Pilsen
  • Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Tony n Tinas Wedding
  • Second City
  • Cubs game - to be remedied 7/26/08
  • Bears game
  • Concert at United Center
apr 19 2007 ∞
jul 18 2008 +
  • Davenports Piano Bar
  • Clarkes on Belmont
  • The Spot on Broadway
  • 7th & 8th floors of the Harold Washington Library
  • The Bean
  • Ennui - coffeeplace on North Sheridan by Loyola
  • Webster Place
  • Landmark Century Cinema
  • Theatre Building Chicago
  • Porchlight Music Theatre
  • Gentrys on Halsted
  • Emerald City Coffee
  • Millennium Park
  • La Fincas on Roscoe
  • Deluxe Diner on Clark
  • The Holiday Club
  • Uncommon Ground on Clark
  • Lifeline theatre
sep 12 2007 ∞
jul 18 2008 +

This is for my rapidly deteriorating brain.. BROADWAY IN CHICAGO SHOWS

  • HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - Opening night of tour! I was onstage, but I'm counting it.
  • CAMELOT - With Michael York, Rachel York, and James Barbour.
  • SPAMALOT - Original Broadway cast in previews here in Chicago.
  • SPAMALOT - National tour return voyage to Chicago.
  • PETER PAN - Starring Cathy Rigby.
  • WICKED - Original Chicago cast, in previews.
  • WICKED - during the week Ben Vereen stepped in as the Chitown Wizard
  • WICKED - with new cast in Feb 2007.
  • SPELLING BEE - First preview night.
  • SPELLING BEE - A month after opening.
  • SPELLING BEE - A few months ago.
  • SPELLING BEE - Once more, with new cast, and free! (6/7/07)
may 2 2007 ∞
may 29 2008 +

In semi-chronological order, too!

  • Betsy Rubber Turtle
  • Rainbow (bitch cat who nearly blinded me in pre-school)
  • Holly (the wonder horse!)
  • Tika (my first dog!)
  • Dusty, Squeak, Bear, Roseanne, Pumpkin, Shelly, Dark Mike, Chuckle Mike (her puppies, from whence came the wonder that was..)
  • BUDDI (The Ultimate)
  • Pork Chop and Roadrunner (barn cats who arrived, from whence came the wonder that IS..)
  • PATCHES
  • Easter (white rabbit)
  • Harriett (guinea pig I saved from school)
  • Raja (pain in the ass horse)
  • Magenta, Riff, Aries, and 3 other fish (science project, 7th grade)
apr 19 2007 ∞
may 2 2007 +

SHOWTUNES

  • "Join us, leave your field to flower..." - Pippin
  • "Who will be part of my circus? Who will love me as I am?" - SideShow
  • "These are very popular in Italy - it's the land of naked marble boys.." - Light in the Piazza
  • "Burn the bridge, bet the store, babys coming home no more" - Thoroughly Modern Millie
  • "I thought I knew what love was, but these lovers play new music.." - Ragtime
  • "Men are stupid, men are vain, loves disgusting, loves insane." - A Little Night Music

NON-SHOWTUNES

  • "Do not, do not deny me.. my achilles heel." - New Pornographers
  • "Take these stars from my crown, let the ...
apr 19 2007 ∞
apr 19 2007 +
  • Many Moons (The Thurber kids book? About Raspberry Tarts?)
  • Hamlet
  • Jane Eyre
  • Tommy
  • Crave, by Sarah Kane
  • Harold and Maude
  • Jack Goes Boating
  • The Roaring Girl
mar 18 2008 ∞
mar 18 2008 +
  • "Infinite Joy" - from Elegies - the Liz Callaway version. Play the Buckley version and I'm coming back to kill you. No joke.
  • "Affirmation" - Savage Garden
  • "Happy Phantom" - Tori Amos
  • "I'll cover you (reprise)" - Rent OBC
  • "Whistle down the wind" - from the musical of the same name.
  • "Everyone's a VIP to someone" - The Go Team
  • "I'll remember" - Madonna
  • "You'll never walk alone" - Carousel
  • "Stacked Crooked" - New Pornographers. Purely because I think it's the most beautiful and amazing song I've ever heard or will ever hear.
aug 21 2007 ∞
sep 12 2007 +
  • Gypsy - (UPDATE! HUZZAH! About freakin' time!)
  • Ragtime
  • Pippin
  • SideShow
  • Grease
  • Candide
  • Jane Eyre
  • Elegies for Angels, Punks, and Raging Queens
  • We Will Rock You
  • Showboat
  • Carousel
  • Tommy
  • A Man of no importance
  • A New Brain
  • Merrily we Roll Along
  • Assassins
  • Jesus Christ Superstar
  • Godspell
  • Cabaret
apr 19 2007 ∞
dec 19 2007 +
  • Harold and Maude
  • Magnolia
  • Amelie
  • Nightmare on Elm Street 3
  • An American in Paris
  • Alegria
  • Jane Eyre (Zeffereli)
  • Duck Soup
  • Ghost World
  • American Beauty
apr 19 2007 ∞
apr 19 2007 +