Christopher Piatt is still in Kansas, a vacation which h is mom told Ali Weiss Klingler has been therapeutic. No, really, Mrs. Piatt talked to Ali. Steve Waltien of iO was at the helm for last week’s The Paper Machete. Mary Fons kicks off this week with her piece about Madison Young, the breast-feeding porn star. Dennis O’Toole does some gonzo reporting at the new Lincoln Square Athletic Square. The woman who wrote a book about following Oprah’s living advice for a year, Robyn Okrant, deconstructs an Australian study that watching TV will take years off of your life. Tunes were from musical guest Mal Darcy. As usual, if you can hear us, this magazine is LIVE. Download it here, or listen below.
Brace for the Return of the Piatt! Christopher will be back next week as Patrick Gil, The Paper Machete science reporter takes to the stage. Barrie Cole of Rhino Fest will be there, as will Paig Erickson, The Paper Machete senior Libertarian reporter. Shannon Casson, the man behind the Homemade Stories podcast. The Chicagoist's Kim Belware, and the Non-Profiteer and Onstage/Backstage writer Kelly Kleiman will perform. There will also be an excerpt performance from the new show Broads on Board.