Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Chicago Reader’s People Issue Recognizes Porn Star, Graffiti Vandal & Environmentalist Organizer

Reader People Issue

The Chicago Reader has published its inaugural 2011 People Issue. The issue doesn’t exactly resemble those “these are the people in your neighborhood” videos you might remember as a kid, featuring the policeman, mailman, or firefighter. No, in Chicago we have “progressed” far beyond those silly old days. Among the Reader’s recognized neighbors in Chicago…

Details of AntiSec Anonymous Hack into Stratfor

Over the weekend while everyone was getting stuffed, AntiSec, a group affiliated with Anonymous, were busy hacking away into Stratfor. CNET reports: Austin, Texas-based Strategic Forecasting, or Stratfor, disclosed over the weekend that its Web site, which remains down, was hacked and information about its corporate subscribers–who include the likes of the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force,…

Did First Dog Bo Leave Hawaii for Photo Op with President Obama?

Obama and Bo

This would really be over the top, but also not a surprise with the Obamas. Apparently, first dog, Bo had successfully made the trip to Hawaii with first lady Michelle and was spotted there during a walk. But, Bo also appeared in the president’s “holiday” shopping photo op on Wednesday. [vsw id=”j7r8G9Cttus” source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″…

Scientific Study: Occupy Protesters Driven by Self-Interest, Lack of Meaning, Fear and Control

fists at occupy chicago

Ever wonder why the Occupy protester became the Occupy protester? “….upon waking each morning in the Tent City, he was struck by an overwhelming feeling of being part of a family.”  If you see their signs and hear their chants, you might conclude that they are more than displeased with corporate fascism, bank bailouts, and…