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BoomTown to ChiTown: No Posts Today, but Enjoy These Lovely Chicago Videos

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BoomTown is winging it across the country for a Dow Jones event in Chicago–we do our part for the mother ship here at All Things Digital!–so there will not likely be posts today.

That is, unless Yahoo (YHOO) and Microsoft (MSFT) merge, buy Twitter and mount a cavalry attack on the Googleplex (GOOG).

One can dream!

Until Friday then, here are some lovely Chicago-related videos:

Blues Brothers, “Sweet Home Chicago”:

“All That Jazz” from “Chicago”:

What Chicago News Anchors Do During Commercial Breaks:

Tom Cruise Attack on Oprah’s Couch:


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald