Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet 'Afternoon Shift' #164: Luminaries October 8, 2012 By: Andrew Gill [View the story "'Afternoon Shift' #164: Luminaries" on Storify]'Afternoon Shift' #164: LuminariesFrom the Chicago Fire to Joan Allen to the blazing hot Bears, Monday's show focuses on Chicagoans who've burned bright.Storified by · Mon, Oct 08 2012 12:35:50Onthe 141st anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire, Rick talks abouthow fire has dramatically punctuated the history of the city. It's the 141st anniversary of the Chicago Fire.iamandrewgillJohnCappas likens his 20s to the movie Risky Business; only in the movie TomCruise’s character wound up going to Princeton—Johnny Cappas went to federalprison. Cappas shares the story of his spiral from life as the coke kingpin ofChicago’s southwest suburbs to inmate at Lewisberg Penitently in his newmemoir, Tall Money.John CappasThis is the story of the Chicago criminal legend, John Louis Cappas. To crime buffs, Tall Money is a hellacious and felonious Chicago epi...JustinKaufmann attempts to suppress his giddiness and give some concrete fact andfigures to answer the question “Are the Bears really that good?” after theirthrashing of Jacksonville yesterday afternoon.Blow out win for the Bears going into the bye weekAfter a poor first half tied at 3, the Bears explode in the second half with 38 points and a 41-3 win in Jacksonville.WBEZ’sNatalie Moore and Lee Bey gives us their take on stories making the news today in the 3 @ 3 review panel.TomBrokaw, legendary NBC anchorman, is in town for Chicago Ideas Week. He givesus a preview of his CIW presentation where he’ll be joining General StanleyMcChrystal, General Colin Powell and other military leaders, heroes andadvocates for the panel: "Military: From the Front Lines to the HomeFront."Military: From the Front Lines to the Home Front, Presented by Chase and J.P. Morgan | Chicago Ideas WeekChicago Ideas Week (CIW) is about the sharing of ideas, inspiring action, and igniting change to positively impact our world. People who ...Steppenwolf ensemble memberturned movie star Joan Allen is in town for the Chicago International FilmFestival. Allen will receive a career achievement award andparticipate in a question and answer segment called "The Chicagoans,"which puts the spotlight on our famous men and women of the screen with WindyCity roots.Chicago International Film Festival - films & schedule - An Evening with Joan AllenSynopsis: A founding member of Chicago's celebrated Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Joan Allen has been dazzling audiences on both stage and... Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Previous post in Afternoon Shift 'Afternoon Shift' #163: Natural highs Next post in Afternoon Shift A sculpture exhibition takes over Chicago's lakefront View the discussion thread. Top Headlines On WBEZ.org Chewing the Fat with Monica Eng and Louisa Chu Exoneree Diaries: Antione’s pay day How do kids like the new CPS lunches? Strange Brews Podcast 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?