Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet 'Afternoon Shift' #156: The art of sport September 26, 2012 By: Andrew Gill [View the story "'Afternoon Shift' #156: The art of sports" on Storify]'Afternoon Shift' #156: The art of sportsStorified by · Wed, Sep 26 2012 12:23:56On Wednesday's show DaveZirin, who writes about the politics of sports for The Nation, andESPN.com senior writer Lester Munson help us look at the labor pains inprofessional sports.Courtney Crowder, reporter anddigital producer at the Chicago Tribune’s Printers Row Journal joins us to talk about the legacy and impact of theHarry Potter books just before JK Rowling's follow-up is released.For the 3 @ 3 review panel RandiBelisomo & Kimbriell Kelly join Rick Kogan to talk about funerals, Prentice Hospital and more.The weekly Curious City discussion is about the Chicago River:Question answered: What's at the bottom of the Chicago River?A curious citizen wondered what’s at the bottom of the Chicago River. We deliver the goods: ancient rock, some interesting critters...As part of the investigation, Jennifer Brandel kayaked to work- here's her 2 hour commute in less than 2 minutes:Kayak CommutewbezMonique Meloche openedmoniquemeloche Gallery in May 2001 and was already voted best Art Gallery inChicago by New City this past September. She joins us to talk about her wide ranging work in Chicago's art world. Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Previous post in Afternoon Shift 'Afternoon Shift' #155: Chicago Look Next post in Afternoon Shift 'Afternoon Shift' #157: Undecided races View the discussion thread. Top Headlines On WBEZ.org The Best Albums of 2013: The Top 10 Looking back at 1970s Uptown Strange Brews Podcast The Best Albums of 2013: 20 to 11 The politics behind the Illinois pension vote Chewing the Fat with Monica Eng and Louisa Chu Exoneree Diaries: Antione’s pay day How do kids like the new CPS lunches? Woman scarred by orphanage Remembering the 'Forgotten Hoosiers' What’s street cleaning really good for? What can Englewood learn from the new Detroit Whole Foods?