SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax      Advertise Here      Mobile Version     Exclusive Subscriber Content     Updated Posts    Contact
CapitolFax.com
To subscribe to Capitol Fax, click here.
Question of the day

Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014

* Mayor Rahm Emanuel on the decision to construct the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Chicago…

“George Lucas has revolutionized the art of storytelling over the last four decades and we are honored to be the recipient of this incredible legacy investment that will allow everyone to learn about and experience narrative arts. Like Marshall Field, John G. Shedd and Max Adler before him, George’s philanthropy will inspire and educate for generations. No other museum like this exists in the world, making it a tremendous educational, cultural and job creation asset for all Chicagoans, as well as an unparalleled draw for international tourists.”

* The Question: Can you come up with a more appropriately Chicagoesque name than the “Lucas Museum of Narrative Art”?

- Posted by Rich Miller        


66 Comments
  1. - Anon. - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 12:39 pm:

    “Welcome to the Dark Side”?


  2. - Anon. - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 12:41 pm:

    Or you could put it in the capitol in Springfield and use the subtitle, “May the Farce Be with You.”


  3. - OVERSIGHT - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 12:41 pm:

    In a galaxy far, far away…from Chicago.


  4. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 12:41 pm:

    “American Graft-iti”


  5. - bottom rung. - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 12:45 pm:

    “Raiders of the Lost Pension Fund”


  6. - Abe the Babe - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 12:45 pm:

    “Rahm, it’s a trap!”


  7. - West Sider - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 12:49 pm:

    Industrial Budget and Accounting Magic


  8. - Jeff Trigg - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 12:51 pm:

    Da Luuc


  9. - Pete - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 12:52 pm:

    LMNA… Say it fast and it sounds like “Lemonade”.

    The Lucas Cinemascope.


  10. - Jose Abreu's next homer - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 12:54 pm:

    The Lakefront Protection Ordinance Violation Museum


  11. - PoolGuy - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 12:55 pm:

    Da Museum wit da Portillo’s-sponsored Howard da Duck wing


  12. - PublicServant - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 12:56 pm:

    Da LMNA
    RAHM EMANUAL - MAYOR


  13. - PublicServant - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 1:00 pm:

    And have a guy at the door saying “We don’t want nobody, nobody sent.”


  14. - cover - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 1:04 pm:

    The Jabba Hut


  15. - Mighty M. Mouse - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 1:10 pm:

    As Cloudgate became popularly known as the Bean, so I think the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will be commonly referred to as the Star Wars Museum.


  16. - A guy... - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 1:14 pm:

    The Wrath of Rahm.

    Temple of Plume.


  17. - Amalia - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 1:21 pm:

    The Force


  18. - lollinois - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 1:24 pm:

    The George Lucas Wretched Hive of Scum and Villainy


  19. - anonymoose - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 1:26 pm:

    “The LUKE” or “The museum that is not too far from Millennium Park and really close to the football stadium that kinda looks like the Millennium Falcon.”


  20. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 1:32 pm:

    “The Luke by the Lake”

    (h/t, - Annonymoose -)


  21. - MrJM (@MisterJayEm) - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 1:35 pm:

    The Museum of Industrial (Decline) Light (on Substance) and (Accounting) Magic in Chicago

    or

    The Wretched Hive of Scum and Villainy

    or

    The Aaron Freeman Museum of Narrative Art in Chicago

    – MrJM


  22. - The Prince - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 1:37 pm:

    Willy wins this one. Accurate and because Jaws was never my thing and I don’t like Star Wars.


  23. - Formerly Known As... - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 1:37 pm:

    == No other museum like this exists in the world ==

    Exactly. Because this sort of private collection typically comprises a display in a museum, not an entire museum.

    It certainly won’t be on par with the Adler Planetarium, Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum. It won’t have the same meaning as the Chicago Police Memorial. It won’t have the same economic impact as Soldier Field or McCormick Place.

    Plus, placing a privately owned building like this on the proposed site violates the 1973 Lake Michigan and Chicago Lakefront Protection Ordinance. But hey, it’s Chicago, so let’s name the museum “Friends in High Places” or “An Ode to Influence”.


  24. - dupage dan - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 1:40 pm:

    TRUMP

    Oh, wait, never mind.


  25. - dupage dan - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 1:41 pm:

    Just wondering, will Lucas’ name appear on the museum? Wouldn’t that violate the soon to be rushed thru ordinance that would ban tasteless, tacky names on buildings?


  26. - Wensicia - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 1:44 pm:

    Home of The Empire Strikes Back at the Tailgater Rebellion.


  27. - dupage dan - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 1:46 pm:

    They could call it Cloud City and we could hope it floats away.


  28. - anonymoose - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 1:46 pm:

    Thanks OW….the alliteration works.


  29. - Goooner - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 1:53 pm:

    Not to sound sappy, but I really like both the proposed name and the general idea.

    Both are 100% consistent with what made Chicago great.

    People like Field didn’t just build companies. They gave back and their names went on museums.

    The location of this place is wonderfully set among the other museums and the name is about as Chicago-esque as you can get.

    If you are looking for something consistent with what Chicago has been at its best, this is it.


  30. - Oneman - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 1:56 pm:

    Tatooine


  31. - bottom rung. - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 1:57 pm:

    Emanuel Museum of Controlling the Narrative Arts.


  32. - Ron Burgundy - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 1:57 pm:

    To honor the fallen, like the football stadium, my frents…

    Stormtroopers Field.


  33. - Northsider - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 1:57 pm:

    Since the Star Wars name generator indicates that Rahm Emanuel is really Trades Seofub (a troublemaker from the Hypori Sector), how about “Seofub’s Hub by The Luke”?


  34. - CLJ - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 1:58 pm:

    “The Big Disappointment”

    Looking at the website, http://www.lucasmuseum.org/, I’d rather go to the Art Institute.


  35. - Ron Burgundy - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 2:01 pm:

    Yoda Museum, as when asked where it is, Chicagoans will respond: “Yo, da museum is over dere!”


  36. - Anon - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 2:04 pm:

    The Star Wars bar…oh wait, that’s City Hall.


  37. - Ron Burgundy - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 2:04 pm:

    Clod City.


  38. - Name Withheld - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 2:07 pm:

    Millennium Falcon Park


  39. - Ron Burgundy - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 2:08 pm:

    I suppose the Lucas Museum of Bad Dialogue and Constant Re-editing of Motion Pictures would just be mean.


  40. - LakeviewJ - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 2:11 pm:

    Clout City


  41. - bottom rung. - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 2:13 pm:

    Transparency, heh, efficiency, heh, a Chicago politician craves not these things.


  42. - Pilsen Pablum - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 2:16 pm:

    Lookie At The Wookie


  43. - Smoke and Mirrors - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 2:23 pm:

    Da Mayor’s Brudder’s Muuseum or Sorry My Last Three Movies were Lousy!


  44. - Dan Vock - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 2:31 pm:

    Chicago just let the wookie win


  45. - BigDoggie - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 2:33 pm:

    Dat Lucas joint over dere


  46. - Newsclown - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 2:35 pm:

    The gift shop part will be called: ‘The Darth Mall”


  47. - Newsclown - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 2:36 pm:

    Space Jam II


  48. - wordslinger - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 2:40 pm:

    Emperor Emanuel Death Star

    Raiders of the Lake Park


  49. - phocion - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 2:52 pm:

    “I got your Wookie right here!”


  50. - siriusly - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 2:54 pm:

    Da place wit all the star wars crap!


  51. - siriusly - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 2:54 pm:

    Rahm Solo


  52. - A guy... - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 3:27 pm:

    Miegs II, the sequel.


  53. - a drop in - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 3:30 pm:

    Here’s hoping it’s actually the dark star and it blows up the rebuilt part of Soldier Field.


  54. - Rich Miller - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 3:33 pm:

    ===actually the dark star===

    That’s the Grateful Dead. You’re thinking death star.


  55. - Arthur Andersen - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 4:05 pm:

    Lucas-Hobson Museum of Preference Art?


  56. - Amalia - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 4:08 pm:

    The 12th step, since he got 11 museum presidents to support this.


  57. - wondering downstate - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 4:12 pm:

    Force be with you museum
    sort of future of the Chicago way or Clout


  58. - Norseman - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 4:26 pm:

    The “Na-na na-na na-na to California Museum.”


  59. - Levi - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 4:43 pm:

    Wrath of Rahm = wrong franchise


  60. - Cheryl44 - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 4:52 pm:

    George and Rahm’s Pile O’ Crap.


  61. - IrishPirate - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 5:04 pm:

    The ORK.

    Obi Rahm Kenobi.

    I’m picturing a hologram of Bruce Rauner dressed up like Princess Leia, I apologize, and saying:

    “Help Me Obi Rahm Kenobi….”


  62. - Plutocrat03 - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 5:54 pm:

    The Empire starts here


  63. - Anonymous - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 7:37 pm:

    scar wars


  64. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 7:46 pm:

    The bar was set super high today.

    Too many good ones…


  65. - Anonymous - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 7:46 pm:

    lucas shore drive


  66. - Newsclown - Wednesday, Jun 25, 14 @ 9:45 pm:

    The gift shop part will be called: ‘The Darth Mall”


Sorry, comments for this post are now closed.


* Reader comments closed for the weekend
* CUB Poll: 84% Oppose Exelon Bailout - Solar Poll: 81% Oppose Demand Charges
* SUBSCRIBERS ONLY - New cable TV buys and fundraiser calendar
* Question of the day
* *** UPDATED x1 - Friends of the Parks responds *** Lucas pulls plug on museum
* "Dead. Yes, dead."
* Radogno shares some deets on stopgap, blames Chicago for holdup
* Maybe this will convince Democrats to cut a deal?
* Nobody's right if everybody's wrong
* Another way Chicago is behind the times
* More on that Cullerton meeting
* Creating a workaround for new CPS debt?
* Settlement talks in Duckworth case "initiated by the judge"
* Hostage dies
* Close on 6-month stopgap, not there yet on K-12
* Yesterday's blog posts

Support CapitolFax.com
Visit our advertisers...

...............

...............

...............

...............

...............


Search This Blog...

Search the 98th General Assembly By Bill Number
(example: HB0001)

Search the 98th General Assembly By Keyword

  
* A few more vivo X7 specs out thanks to TENAA listing
* Once again, 32GB Nexus 5X discounts steepen — this time below $250
* First-party Google smartphone could come aside from Nexus devices this year
* iPhone 7 metal casing has speakers, space oddity
* Want a Blue Coral Galaxy Note 7? Samsung files a trademark application for a color
* Is TCL producing BlackBerry Hamburg project?
* Huawei making Android smartphones as long as OS is open, CEO says

* Less than 4 days left to cast your All-Star vote
* 5 reasons not to count out the White Sox
* Fulmer, Hawkins among top prospect performers Sunday
* Smooth sailing for Sale in MLB-best 13th win
* Sales pitch: Ventura calls ace best in the AL
* Smooth sailing for Sale in MLB-best 13th win
* Smooth sailing for Sale in MLB-best 13th win

...............


Main Menu
Home
Illinois
YouTube
Pundit rankings
Obama
Subscriber Content
Durbin
Burris
Blagojevich Trial
Advertising
Updated Posts
Polls

Archives
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
October 2007
September 2007
August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
December 2006
November 2006
October 2006
September 2006
August 2006
July 2006
June 2006
May 2006
April 2006
March 2006
February 2006
January 2006
December 2005
April 2005
March 2005
February 2005
January 2005
December 2004
November 2004
October 2004

Blog*Spot Archives
November 2005
October 2005
September 2005
August 2005
July 2005
June 2005
May 2005

Syndication

RSS Feed 2.0
Comments RSS 2.0
WordPress

Loading


* Editorial: Iowa: The end of the line - Quad Cit.....
* David M. Gerlach: College students are collater.....
* Andy Shaw: Quinn is back to shaking up politica.....
* Monday Letters: Rauner is driving faculty, stud.....
* ..
* Editorial: A steep price when jail guards abuse.....
* Local Illinois legislators say party leaders co.....
* Illinois Republican Criticize Democrats For Not.....
* Plan B emerges for ending state budget impasse .....
* Road projects at risk in Illinois budget stando.....


* $2B in Illinois road projects threatened by stalemate
* Economic woes cause drop in number of Illinois boaters
* Rauner signs ID law making Illinois comply with federal law
* Illinois police sue town, claim body cameras record nonstop
* Study: Rotting trees caused mysterious holes in huge dunes
* 1 dead, 1 injured after boats crash on Rock River
* US Rep. Duckworth settles workplace retaliation lawsuit
* Workplace retaliation lawsuit against Tammy Duckworth settled
* Chicago police arrest teen in slaying of city dispatcher
* Lucas abandons plan to build museum in Chicago after lawsuit

* Illinois women hit hard by state budget impasse
* Stalemate threatens $2B in road projects
* Economic woes cause drop in number of boaters
* Chicago school money seen as potential deal-killer
* Chicago school money seen as potential state budget deal-killer
* Survey: Nearly 1 million human service clients affected by budget impasse
* Illinois lawmakers to reconvene Wednesday as budget deadline nears
* Illinois State Museum given path to accreditation
* Illinois insurance co-op sues feds over health law payments
* Gun bill at Illinois Capitol gets support from Rifle Association

* Who's sitting in Chicago's cushiest board seats?
* The fall and rise of Chicago real estate in three acts
* At Chicago law firms, a salary war breaks out after years of deep freeze
* Why overbanked Chicago has even more banks
* One suburban manufacturer's answer to shortage of skilled workers


* Chile wins Copa in penalty kicks; Messi says he is quitting
* Innovative program cuts violent-crime arrests among Chicago youth
* Georgia Nicols horoscopes for June 27, 2016
* Dear Abby: Keep dogs leashed to prevent dogfights
* At BET Awards, stars keep focus on Prince, politics
* Cops: Two shot by off-duty sheriff’s deputy in Marquette Park
* Hit ’em where they ain’t? Not working for Cubs’ Heyward so far
* Fire officials: Bicyclist fatally struck by train on SW Side
* Orlando shooting tribute leads way for Chicago Pride Parade
* Man shot in Austin


* Old East Aurora High School stadium to get rousing farewell party
* BET Awards full of Prince tributes and political moments
* The game of thronesiest episode yet: 5 thoughts recapping the 'Game of Thrones' season 6 finale
* 2 shot by Cook County sheriff's deputy in Marquette Park
* British political turmoil deepens after EU referendum
* Shootings leave 6 injured on South, West sides
* Chile wins 2nd straight Copa America as Lionel Messi misses in penalty kicks
* How Jason Benetti landed in the booth calling White Sox games
* Amtrak train hits van in Colorado killing 5, including 3 children
* Americans are paying more and more to live in the same places they once abandoned


* David M. Gerlach: College students are collateral damage in Illinois politics
* Illinois women hit hard by state budget impasse
* Stalemate threatens $2B in road projects
* Economic woes cause drop in number of boaters
* Chicago school money seen as potential deal-killer
* Chicago school money seen as potential state budget deal-killer
* Angie Muhs: The threshold for national news on our front page
* Their View: Separation of powers prevails
* Statehouse Insider: Lawmakers coming back to Springfield? We're saved
* Bernard Schoenburg: Davis opposes school bathroom transgender rules from DC


* Uni High's Rajic shooting for Olympic moment
* UI hoops recruit glance: Jordan Goodwin
* Coaches' corner: Illinois' Kevin Hambly
* June 30 Ask the Sports Editor chat
* June 30 prep sports chat
* June 27 Bob Asmussen chat
* Vietnam Wall Closing Day
* Accidents clog I-74 near Mahomet
* College football extra: 2016's top 10 running backs
* Getting Personal: Mike Metzler


* Chicago White Sox's Saladino always learning
* Premier says China wants 'united and stable' EU
* Heading out of town: Independence Day travel to break record
* BET Awards full of Prince tributes and political moments
* Morneau making progress toward joining Chicago White Sox

* House lawmakers overcome hurdle on key tra...
* Rodney Davis talks funding with Bloomingto...
* The agency that fought Illiana gets a new ...
* Rep. Dold takes educational cruise down Ch...
* Lawmakers decry high turnover rate of VA h...
* CBD Oil, and politics
* Simon considering state Senate bid
* Killer Congressman Tom MacArthur trying to...
* Shutdown? State may not notice
* Rep. Bob Dold

* Illinois to get $17 million for HIV assist......

* Is Tammy Duckworth a sure bet to beat Mark......

* People ought to have enough sense to keep track of their own due dates
* Drobinski, Rod Drobinski
* Paul Ryan isn’t the first guy to try to stop a sit-in.
* Six Clinton delegates on the Platform Committee who voted against a $15 minimum wage.
* "Pride at Montrose" Happening At The Lakefront 11am-6pm
* A Pride Of Lion(s)
* Local Pride!
* #Oaxaca.
* The Sunday Times.
* #TestForFlu Bug Hits Town


* Emergency Management Officials, National Weather Service Encourage Winter Preparedness - November is Winter Weather Preparedness Month in Illinois
* Keep Your Family Safe This Winter - November through February are leading months for carbon monoxide related incidents
* Governor Takes Bill Action
* Illinois Department of Labor Director Hugo Chaviano Awards Governor’s Award for Contributions in Health and Safety to the Illinois Refining Division of Marathon Petroleum Company LP
* State Regulator Elected Treasurer of Interstate Medical Licensure Compact




Hosted by MCS -- CapitolFax.com Privacy Policy -- SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax -- Advertise Here -- Mobile Version -- Contact Rich Miller