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Goblin Soap – Cudahy, IL

Goblin Soap – Hygiene product manufactured in the early part of the 20th Century (1910s-20s) by the Cudahy Packing, Co. USA, the makers of Puritan Hams, Bacon, Lard and Beef Extract. Advertisements  for Goblin Soap appeared in the magazines of

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Harry Dresden – Chicago, IL

Harry Dresden is a Chicago-based wizard who uses his supernatural skills to solve paranormal crimes on the Sci-Fi Channel fantasy series THE DRESDEN FILES (2007). The only Wizard listed in the Chicago phone directory, Harry Blackstone Copperfield Dresden (Paul Blackthorne)

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Random the Angel – Chicago, IL

Random is an inept angel (Jimmy Brogan) seen on the ABC fantasy comedy OUT OF THE BLUE (1979). In order to earn his wings, Random is assigned to a Chicago woman and her newly adopted family of unmanageable nieces and

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The Blue Fairy – Chicago, IL

The Blue Fairy was the enchanted hostess of the “The Blue Fairy,” a daily prime time children’s series broadcast from 1958-1959 on WGN-TV in Chicago on Monday nights (7:30pm–8:00pm). The series was one of the earliest children’s shows to be

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Carl the Gnome – Chicago, IL

Carl the Gnome (Danny Woodburn) is a diminutive con-artist and compulsive petty thief who was recruited by the Chicago Police Department as an informant on the occult adventure SPECIAL UNIT 2/UPN/2001-02. Carl assists the covert group of SU2 detectives in

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