We've been thinking about Studs Terkel a lot this weekend. The writer/historian/radioman and Chicagoan par excellence passed away on Friday. He left us with such a wealth of material that there's plenty to remember him by. Here's a few of the videos I found in a quick seach of YouTube.
Whenever possible Sound Opinions hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot like to get out of the studio to spread their rock gospel across the city. This Thursday night at 7 they do it at the Music Box Theatre with a special screening of the Rolling Stones documentary Gimme Shelter.
This week I got what we call in the biz a "plum assignment." I joined a group of Chicago-area teachers aboard a jet designed to create weightless conditions. It does this by parabolic flight -- a steep climb followed by a controlled nosedive.