Last week Eight Forty-Eight contributor David Hammond spoke with a few people attempting recipes from the Alinea cookbook in their home kitchens. As he points out, Alinea serves the sort of food that seems impossible for mere mortals to make with retail-grade cookware.
Yesterday Eight Forty-Eight broadcast an essay by a young writer in Chicago who gets a $1000 monthly stipend from her parents to help her if she "spends a little too much on shoes or let the heat bill get too high."
Steve Edwards spoke with Bill Ayers yesterday. It's not the first time they've spoken. We're working on getting audio up from his past appearances, but for now we have at least one previous interview about his newly re-published book, Fugitive Days, from 2001.
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.