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Diary of Michelle Morgan

Posted on July 8, 2012

When actress Michelle Morgan called The Dodgy from her Vancouver home, I told her she’s had two major accomplishments in her profession. First, she’s portrayed one of the few characters to survive a George Romero zombie film. Second, she’s played a character who’s had sex with Shane on The L Word. I think she thought that was cool. A lot of people think she’s cool in her role as big sister Lou in the hit Canadian TV show Heartland, currently filming its sixth season. Morgan filmed the pilot while still shooting Romero’s Diary of the Dead in 2007. When Morgan auditioned for the lead role of Debra Moynihan in Diary she felt “really connected to the character.” She was waitressing at the time at…

Rock Around the Block

Posted on July 7, 2012

Just a few random snaps during an afternoon visit to Rock Around the Block in Chicago’s Lake View hood.

A dude sketching

 

Chinese Sun Masks

Posted on July 7, 2012

As The Dodgy heads off to a Chicago street fest on a blazing hot day, we thought to share this photo from the Daily Mail UK.

Chinese sun masks

It’s so feckin’ hot, my Chinese sisters

At first glance I thought this was a group of Lucha libre Mexican wrestlers taking a dip. But these ladies are wearing the nylon mask thingys to protect them from the rays of the sun. I didn’t know it got that hot in China. Will those catch on in blistering Chicago? We’ll be on the lookout.

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