Barack Obama's first workplace in Chicago was Altgeld Gardens- a housing development this close to being in Indiana. Richard Cahan and Linda Paul wondered what they would be feeling the morning after Obama won the election. They produced this audio slideshow together.
Twitter highlight of the weekend: Scott Smith tweets: If the NYT's Thomas Friedman, Obama adviser David Axelrod and pol fundraiser Tony Rezko were in the same room, could you tell who was who?"
Newspaper highlight of the weekend: Obama may have to go cold turkey with his Blackberry.
If you're like me, you've been observing the recent tumult of the stock market from the sidelines. I'm more of a savings account kind of guy than a day trading kind of guy. But it does occassionally look like it'd be fun just to see what happens.
The new season of Radio Lab debuts on Chicago Public Radio THIS Sunday at 6p. Its like Christmas for me when Radio Lab releases a new season. I count down the days, use it as an excuse to eat a ton of carbs, wear my big comfy holiday sweater and curl up on the couch with a cup of coco to listen.