Last Saturday Cap'n Jazz played its final hometown reunion show. The Chicago band was like The Velvet Underground for emo: their influence far outstripped their success as an active band. They broke up on their first major tour, just after their first record was released.
Top story: The marathon is over! Our very own Tony Sarabia and Peter Sagal ran the course yesterday, so congrats to them! I was running parallel for a little bit (in my car). I came up on a stoplight where they had set up a triage of sorts to deal with injured runners.
This morning, Illinois Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias and Congressman Mark Kirk appeared in their first televised debate of the general election season. The Democratic and Republican candidates for the U.S.
Here's hour two of Dick Buckley's December 5, 2004 show. He starts things off with a great story about Fats Waller. The hour wraps up with Wild Bill Davidson.
Turn up the speakers, click play and enjoy some more good old good ones.
This week on Best Game in Town: We're less than a month away from the state-wide election. Host Steve Edwards brings together a panel of political insiders to give us a gut-check on the status of some of the tight races, including U.S. Senate and Illinois Governor.