Eight Forty-Eight contributor David Hammond recently launched a new series called SoundBites. I asked him to give us a little background on where the idea for the series came from. Here's what he said:
The news that the Chicago Cubs have been sold to the Ricketts family has prompted several stories about what we will see from the organization in the future. Will there be improvements to the ball club? How about the facilities?
Last week Eight Forty-Eight interviewed former Chicagoan David Rasche about his role in the film In The Loop. The film has garnered all kinds of acclaim, but all Justin could talk about was Rasche's role in some short-lived TV series from the mid-eighties.
In public radio we love a good "Talk Like a..." holiday. Just take a gander at all the stories on NPR.org about Talk Like a Pirate Day. Today Chicago is holding it's first Talk Like Shakespeare Day and we are all over it.