The Illinois school report cards are out today. There are several ways to search for how your school is doing. My question: Does the school have to get the neighborhood to sign the report card? You know, like your parents had to do with your progress reports? So another casualty of the city budget: The Chicago Outdoor Film Festival. Damn. No more Goonies in the park. Bulls actually won a first game? And against a quality team with quality players? And it looked like the Bulls were playing defense and competing throughout? I usually don't pay attention to the Bulls til after Christmas, but this is a developing story... Monday is going to be awesome. Not only will Monday bring the debut of Mr. Robert Feder on this blog space, but Eight Forty-Eight will have a serious prime-time interview with an A-lister. I can't tell you who it is, but here's a pic (the photo has been altered to protect his identity).