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Popeye the Sailor (fictional character)

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  • Afternooon awwwwww: Dog as Popeye's spinach

    Afternooon awwwwww: Dog as Popeye's spinach
    Where do they come up with this stuff? Gina and Scott Keatley are dressed as Popeye and Olive while their dog, Buttercup, is their fortifying spinach. Love it!. Of course, a costume this good hard to be part of the 21st Annual Tompkins Square Halloween...
  • Timeless 'Let's All Go to the Lobby' has deep local roots

    Timeless 'Let's All Go to the Lobby' has deep local roots
    It's one of the most iconic movies in American cinema history, despite its running time of less than one minute. In the film, four animated concession items — a candy bar, some popcorn, a box of candy and a soft drink — march up a movie...
  • Taking the Kids -- to Universal Orlando

    Taking the Kids -- to Universal Orlando
    Move over, Harry Potter. Spider-Man has arrived. "I'm just not that into Harry Potter," explains 16-year-old Jordan Madow who preferred the newly reanimated Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man with hundreds of new details all the more noticeable through the...
  • Salad industry on hunt for solution to tainted greens

    Salad industry on hunt for solution to tainted greens
    For millions of Americans, bagged salads are a miracle food, the perfect mix of health and convenience. Time-pressed cooks can rip open a bag and pour the leaves right into the bowl, reassured by the "triple-washed" label that some wondrous process has...
  • From the Culinary SOS archive: Chicken!

     
    Jan sent me an e-mail recently asking for a Culinary SOS for chicken from our archive: "I remember a Culinary SOS recipe from the late 1970s that I would love to have again. It was an entree called Gingerhouse Chicken......
  • Popeye resurrected: Wilco gets animated for 'Dawned on Me'

     
    When Wilco's ace guitarist, Nels Cline, told The Times recently that his band leader, Jeff Tweedy, was a "collage artist," one who could resurrect "treasured items," Cline was talking pop structures. Yet he apparently could have been discussing an...
  • July 12: Lunchbreak - Popeye Pizza

    July 12: Lunchbreak - Popeye Pizza
    Taste of River North July 15-17 Ward Park 630 N. Kingsbury Chicago www.rnrachicago.org Pie Guys Pizza Oven 405 N. Wabash Avenue Chicago www.pieguyschicago.com 20" Popeye Pizza Makes 6 giant slices Ingredients: 1 cup cold water 1 1/2 teaspoons salt...
  • Classic cartoon show is post-holiday gift

    The Alex Film Society is tipping its hat to animation with the inaugural showing of "The Greatest Cartoons Ever!" — the crème de la crème of cartoons from the movies' Golden Age — in two screenings on Sunday at the Alex Theatre. It's the...
  • Boystown vegetarian restaurants

    Boystown vegetarian restaurants
    The Chicago Diner 3411 N. Halsted St. 773-935-6696 “Meat-free since ’83” is the motto at this restaurant, which looks like a classic American diner but serves vegetarian and vegan versions of comfort foods such as reuben sandwiches,...
  • Beat the heat on theme park water rides

    Beat the heat on theme park water rides
    When the heat is on, one sure-fire way to cool off is with theme park water rides. A good drenching or light spritzing is effective against the Florida sun this time of year. The down side is the aftermath: wet clothes, squishy shoes, damp socks and...
  • Supermarket spinach may have some advantages

     
    Supermarket produce doesn't compare to home-grown fruits and vegetables, or even the stuff found at farmers markets, right? Maybe not. Spinach, it seems, might do better, nutrient-wise, under cool temperatures and continuous fluorescent light than in...
  • Top 5 Central Florida theme park rides that draw lawsuits

    Here are the top 5 Central Florida theme-park rides among those that have generated the most personal-injury lawsuits during the past 5 years. Eleven others — from Disney World's peaceful boat ride, It's a Small World, to SeaWorld's high-speed...