Adventures in Advertising

American Flyer
American Flyer

1946 was a good year to be born in. A.C. Gilbert came out with brand new line of toys that were developed in the Gilbert ...

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Chad Broude Answers Five Questions
Chad Broude Answers Five Questions

In the latest installment of our regular running feature, Chad Broude, creative director at DDB Chicago answers Five Questions with SCREEN. SCREEN: Can you cook? ...

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White Christmas at the Music Box
White Christmas at the Music Box

Even though I knew about it, I never experienced it. The Annual Christmas Show at the Music Box on Southport was a really excellent trip ...

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Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore

I’ve always been interested in history, crime, and humor. Our library at home is filled with hundreds of mystery books. I was a writer long ...

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The Love Seat
The Love Seat

I grew up in a very small apartment in Cicero. And one day my mother bought a Love Seat. To this day, I don’t think ...

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The Great Wallendas
The Great Wallendas

My greatest fear is my fear of heights. I don’t even like to go to the top of tall buildings and stand anywhere near the ...

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Political Trick or Treat
Political Trick or Treat

Halloween is a perfect time to trick or treat with voters. In the election for the Governor of Illinois there were be a lot of ...

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Somewhere In Time 2014
Somewhere In Time 2014

I rarely take time off and seldom go on vacations. But when I do take a vacation day or three, one of my favorite places ...

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