Writer Maggie Andersen says there was a "fierce love" between the Daleys that prompted former Mayor Richard M. to do some crazy things in wife Maggie's name:I'm a sucker for a love story. December 1970. Richard M.
Recently, texting in the theater and not being considered the rudest person on earth became a distinct possibility. Nicky Margolis explains, with her thoughts on how this new theater etiquette precedent might make us all teenagers. Read an excerpt here, and listen below.
While the world is dropping loaded praise all over our favorite Muppet friends, there's one reviewer who won't join the brainwashed masses: The Paper Machete host Christopher Piatt. Read an excerpt here, or listen below.
This week, we're podcasting a family affair: First, Nancy Piatt mother of Machete host Christopher, talks about how very far far away from anything the Piatt's home in Victoria, Kansas is, but how that might not be such a bad thing. Well here we are, at the beginning
This week the Machete welcomes Chicago fiction legend Stuart Dybek, as well as special musical guest Canasta. And, of course, trusted Machete Avian Op-Ed columnist Chad the Bird (the creation of Crash Pad puppeteer Josh Zagoren) will be holding court behind the bar of the Horseshoe.
Micah Philbrook is a comedian who teaches at Second City and performs as one-half of The Tim and Micah Project. He's also an Occupy Chicago participant, who has been on Eight-Forty-Eight discussing his thoughts on the movement in a more serious manner than you'll find here.
Every week The Paper Machete features some of Chicago's best artists, writers and comedians. While this week is no exception, the Machete's audience will also be treated to performances by Bob and Nancy Piatt, parents of show curator and host Christopher Piatt.