Surly but studious Ian Belknap is The Paper Machete's official Dean of Mean. He's also the host of the hit spoken-word show WRITE CLUB at the Hideout; the next show is Tuesday September 27 at 7 pm. We've asked him to play 5 Machete questions. 1.
Jesse Thorn is best known as the host of the podcast/public radio program The Sound of Young America. He's made a name for himself by interviewing everyone from Bob Edwards to Bill Withers in his apartment in Los Angeles. But instead of conforming to the stereotypical podcasting look (i.e.
The Illinois school report cards are out today. There are several ways to search for how your school is doing. My question: Does the school have to get the neighborhood to sign the report card? You know, like your parents had to do with your progress reports?
This week is Teen Reading Week. Yes, teens still read. Or at least people write with that in mind. There are several Chicago authors making waves in the Young Adult genre.‚ One is Chicago Public Radio friend and contributor Claire Zulkey, author of YA novel "An Off Year."
Jimmy Carrane and Studio 312 are now available as a podcast. Just sign up and you'll never have to seek out the show ever again. After we shot the above video, Jimmy climbed on my desk and wouldn't leave until I did a 5 question interview with him. So here it is after the jump:
If you've seen Public Enemies, you've seen Studio 312 host Jimmy Carrane flex his acting muscles. Remember the scene when Dillinger is locked up in Crown Point, Indiana? Remember the janitor who Dillinger tricks into letting him out of his cell?