***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/ ***** Gotta brag. Anybody can be 2 steps from Kevin Bacon, but I am now 2 steps from Richard Gere, Catherine Zeta-Jones (hmn, 3 from Mike and Kirk Douglas) and Renee Zweilweger. My friend/neighbor David Lee won Best Sound last night for Chicago. Of course, the political economic story is why Chicago was made in Toronto. It's a great example of import substitution leading to an export industry. By subsidizing the local film industry, Toronto has built a lot of technical expertise. Folks work cheap(er) and more flexibly than Hollywood, and Toronto locations can pass for anything in mid and NE USA Barry ___________________________________________________________________ Barry Wellman Professor of Sociology NetLab Director [log in to unmask] http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~wellman Centre for Urban & Community Studies University of Toronto 455 Spadina Avenue Toronto Canada M5S 2G8 fax:+1-416-978-7162 ___________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.