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New online talk show starts tomorrow! First guest: Richard Roeper

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Starting tomorrow at noon, we are embarking on a new on-line talk show called “The Lunchbox.” The show will be a live-chat, bringing together some of Chicago’s best and brightest new media stars for a conversation about the news of the day. We will also invite special guests to the chat-room for interviews and we will also be open for discussion for public comments, questions and conversations. If you ever wanted to ask Richard Roeper about Kevin Smith, now is the time...or not. The show is hosted by me (Justin) and will be a weekly occurence until we figure out if we can handle doing this daily. Here is the URL for the page. Episode #1: The Lunchbox March 3rd: 12pm-1pm Featured Guest: It’s Oscar time, so we bring in Chicago film critic Richard Roeper. Ensemble: Eric Zorn (Chicago Tribune), Andrew Huff (Gapers Block), Anna Tarkov (Windy Citizen), Brian Babylon (Vocalo), Jen Sabella (Huffington Post Chicago), Robert Feder (Vocalo),‚ Scott Smith (Playboy.com) and Mark Bazer (RedEye). Include public comments? And yeah, it’s on.

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