A good year for women on film, as exemplified in new releases The Eyes of My Mother, Miss Sloane, and more
Matthew Lickona 5 p.m., Dec. 9
Here we have the quiet little intersection of Scott & Jarvis. Located in Des Plaines, Illinois, the crossroads are tucked away off the main highway. As you see, it's perfectly harmless looking, when in fact, it is has come to be known that one of the streets is named after someone we all know and love.
That's right, star of Cold Turkey and TV's Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, Graham Jarvis!
Would you believe Edwin Jarvis?
Jervis Hair Tonic, for that Ernie Grimm groom?
But seriously, ladies and hermaphrodites, Scott Street in Des Plaines was named in my honor. My late uncle Julius 'Julie' Cohen was a real estate gansa macher. In the early '60's he helped to build and sell housing properties in the Chicago suburb. There's also a Pearl Street and David Place named after my aunt and cousin.
Not unlike my life, Scott Street dead-ends.