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RIP Sears Tower...

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by TigerVols, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    ...now renamed Willis Tower...


    My dad used to have an office in that building...all the way up on the sixth floor! He'd always joke that his office in Chicago was actually 2 stories lower than his one in Nashville. Cool building, except when it first opened and windows were blowing out when the ice froze them!
  2. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    What you talkin about...?
  3. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member


    George Jefferson: Willis Tower! Ha! Why didn't they name it the Honky Zebra Tower!"

    (laugh track)

    Weezy Jefferson: Oh George!

    Helen Willis: They would have named a building after you too, George, but they couldn't find a building short enough.

    (whooped-up, in-your-face laugh track)

    Tom Willis: (random WASP-ish bumbling and ignorance ended by misuse of the word "ghetto")
  4. Bob Cook

    Bob Cook Active Member


    It makes sense the Sears Tower would be renamed. Sears moved out to the 'burbs a long time ago.
  5. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Outing alert! Bubbler is Norman Lear.
  6. No, he's not.
    He's Bea Arthur.
  7. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Bea's hung better
  8. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    The artist formerly known as the Sears Tower
  9. txsportsscribe

    txsportsscribe Active Member

    the roebuck family says it's about time
  10. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    Tom Willis?



    Whatchoo talkin' bout?
  11. Boomer7

    Boomer7 Active Member

    I guess heaven needed some corporate naming rights.
  12. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    Jeez, at first I thought maybe it was a terrorist attack but we were being really casual about things.
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