I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that.
-The shipboard computer HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey
For a while, I worked in the Chicago Loop.
I'd always turn to glance at the impressive Board of Trade building with its Art Deco statue of Ceres, the god of agriculture, dominating LaSalle Street as far as Lincoln Park, at which point the street bends slightly westward.