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Transmission Event Wed Jun 13 2007

Transmission Thursday at the Five Star!

boobs!It's Thursday once again and you know what that means -- TX will be at the Five Star for another night of drinks, music, and poor decisionmaking. Last week's one month-iversary was a lot of fun -- or at least it looks that way from the photos. At this point we've handed out so many stickers and taken so many pictures that we've started popping up in other people's Facebook albums, so it's hard to tell exactly what was happening when. I think that means we're doing well, right? (Speaking of which, join our Facebook group here.) Come out tonight and see for yourselves -- we'll be there from 9ish onwards, along with DJ Brad Owen, most of your favorite tunes, and the devastating whiskey specials. Five Star is at 1424 W. Chicago, just east of Chicago and Ashland, see you there! Photos from last week after the jump.





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Our lovely photographer for the night.

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That's Mike of the Queensmen on the left there.

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And that's new Drive-Thru writer Andie on the right.

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For some reason we see a lot of general vamping around on Thursdays. It must be the pole.

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We also see a lot of self-censorship, for some reason.

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See? It's unexplainable.

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Sometimes we don't see enough self-censorship, however. Good work, Captain Hallraker.

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Finally, a variation.

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Sarah, one of the Five Star's lovely servers.

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Brea, another of the Five Star's incredibly tolerant staff.

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And so it begins.

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Why is it always that kind of night?

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Extra bonus points for dressing like we're filming pickups for Quadrophenia.

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That's me. Come say hi!

 
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