If you’ve been to a White Sox or Blackhawks game anytime in the last ten, you’re likely familiar with today’s interviewee’s booming voice. Honda is the announcer for those teams as well as the voice of DePaul basketball, the Chicago Marathon, the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament and the NCAA Final Four.
Roth's Divergent trilogy is a set of New York Times bestselling dystopian young adult novls set in Chicago. We chat with the author about the writing advice she gives herself, and why our own fair city makes a good backdrop for dystopia.
The co-creator of Comedy Central's Key & Peele says his philosophy is, if it ain't broke, don’t fix it. "It wasn’t broken during the Colgate Comedy Hour, it wasn’t broken during Laugh In," he says. "Why would we not do it?"
Today's interviewee co-founded the black political blog Jack and Jill Politics, serves as Director of Digital for The Onion and lives on Twitter. His first book, How To Be Black, was published earlier this year by Harper Collins. He says that seeing peoples' reactions to his book has been "beautiful and humbling and almost frightening."