I haven't seen you chicagoan cabalists (of which there doesn't exist) in forever. I am going to be in town for work on the 25th, arriving on April 24th. Anyone around for drinks and hanging out? I will be staying in the north shore area.
On behalf of the Chicago Chapter of the Cabal*, I repudiate the current rumor that there is "a rampant pro-billy goat prejudice" on Metafilter. Mr. quidnunc's allegations are scurrilous, pernicious, libelous, and, what's more, categorically untrue, and I reject them with the utmost strenulosity. That bit of business concluded, I'm pleased to announce our seventieth or so monthly meetup, to be held on the first Wednesday of March at the famous Billy Goat Tavern! [more inside]