Edit-I found this video today (well Limor did.) http://youtu.be/n5LEEoskiaM
Lots of work but he gets it done.
I have a handful of chips I use that fit that .6" DIP category still-The ISD 17xx and now the Parallax chips. The thing is it kind of sucks putting them on a breadboard-you end up lopsided and don't usually have enough tie points on one side to work with, and most chip designers don't put all the "necessary" connections on one side. Now there are pictures of a "collector's item" breadboard made for this type of package: