Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet 'Afternoon Shift' #199: True craftsmen November 28, 2012 By: [View the story "'Afternoon Shift' #199: True craftsmen" on Storify]'Afternoon Shift' #199: True craftsmenBestselling mystery author Michael Connelly is what Rick calls, "a writer's writer." The two wordsmiths sit down for a chat. We also look at the influence of Tyler Perry's media empire. Plus, an extended chat with comedian Richard Lewis. Storified by · Wed, Nov 28 2012 14:16:47Easy writer by WBEZ's Afternoon ShiftRick Kogan talks about the struggles of being a writer and reads an excerpt from Michael Connelly's new book "The Black Box."Twenty years ago, readers metLAPD detective Harry Bosch. For two decades writer Michael Connelly hasdelighted mystery readers with grim tales from the city of angels. Connelly isin town promoting the latest book in the Bosch series, The Black Box.Michael Connelly's new book "The Black Box" by WBEZ's Afternoon ShiftTwenty years ago, readers met LAPD detective Harry Bosch. For two decades writer Michael Connelly has delighted mystery readers with grim...My hubby just surprised me and made me a VERY happy girl!! #loveharrybosch #michaelconnellyJennifer CuppOn Wednesday, Northwestern Universitywill host “Madea’s Big Scholarly Roundtable: Perspectives on the Media of TylerPerry” about the filmmaker’s work. The symposium includes a panel discussion aswell as film screenings with moderated conversations. All events take place atNU’s Block Cinema.Tyler Perry Movies (American)mapstvLisa Donovan of the Chicago Sun-Times and Monica Eng of the Chicago Tribune help Rick tackle the day's news in the 3 @ 3.Today's review panel: Lisa Donovan and Monica Eng by WBEZ's Afternoon ShiftLisa Donovan of the Chicago Sun-Times and Monica Eng of the Chicago Tribune help Rick tackle the day's news in the 3 @ 3.Lactose intolerance: When drinking school milk makes students feel sickKhalil Beckwith has never been formally diagnosed with lactose intolerance. He just knows that drinking milk makes him feel lousy. "When ...Legendary stand-up comedian and Curb Your Enthusiasm stand out, Richard Lewis, stops by The Afternoon Shift before kicking off a two-night run at Zanies.Comedian Richard Lewis plays Zanies this week by WBEZ's Afternoon ShiftLegendary stand-up comedian and Curb Your Enthusiasm stand out, Richard Lewis, stops by The Afternoon Shift before kicking off a two-nigh...Comic Relief "Richard Lewis" Stand Up ComedyalaughfromthepastAnother one of the coolest dudes ever. #richardlewis #instagood #instamood #funny #classicDaniel ClarkThe Curious City kids are back for a fall medley of sorts...INCLUDING why ketchup is considered a taboo topping on Chicago hot dogs.Curious City: medley of questions and answers by WBEZ's Afternoon ShiftThe Curious City kids are back for a fall medley of sorts...INCLUDING why ketchup is considered a taboo topping on Chicago hot dogs.Questions answered: Chicago's flower costs, oldest sidewalk, and why no ketchup on our dogsLast week, Curious City had its first live event: a trivia bowl! We answered 10 questions from our growing pile. They included: how much ...Chicago Hotdog #Yummy #Instafood #iloveburgers #lasvegas #ChicagoHotdog #Hotdog #friesReem Al-BaderCurb Your Enthusiasm - Larry and Richard Lewisfearstalkstheland Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Categories capsule, Chicago Life, november 2012, Previous post in Afternoon Shift 'Afternoon Shift' #198: Urban deserts & oases Next post in Afternoon Shift 'Afternoon Shift' #200: Sweet escapes 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?