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Mike Royko

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  • Burke's bodyguards: An issue worth revisiting

     
    Rahm Emanuel's glancing mention during Monday night's debate of the exensive bodyguard protection afforded to finance committee chairman Ald. Ed Burke, 14th-- "The City Council has to share in the sacrifice because the residents will be sharing in...
  • Nelson Algren: The original Chicago hipster

     
    Some said he was a bum and troublemaker, arrested once for stealing a typewriter and a second time for possessing marijuana....
  • Roger Ebert’s memoir, ‘Life Itself’

     
    This book dropped on my desk Friday and I almost recoiled. A Roger Ebert memoir? What can you say about it? If it's trite, self-serving, and/or badly-written, who wants to beat up on the sick man? If it's great, who'll believe you? You're taking pity on...
  • Have Heat supplanted Yankees as team America loves to hate? (Vote)

     
    Have Heat supplanted Yankees, Cowboys and Notre Dame as America's most hated team?...
  • Voters: It’s time to say ‘when’ to the insiders

     
    For those in Cook County who care about the state of our politics — and I’ll offer evidence in a moment to demonstrate how depressingly small your number is — here’s a helpful slogan to remember as you prepare to......
  • Bond Revoked For Mike Royko's Son

    (WGN-AM)- A son of legendary newspaper columnist Mike Royko was taken into custody today for not showing up for drug counseling and failing drug tests while released on bond for a 2005 attempted bank robbery. Robert Royko, who pleaded guilty to attempted...
  • September 29: Author - David Royko Talks About His Book, Royko in Love

    September 29: Author - David Royko Talks About His Book, Royko in Love
    David Royko To purchase a copy of the book: Royko in Love: Mike's Letters to Carol Book Signing: Saturday, October 2 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Ann Sather's Dave's website: www.davidroyko.com Street-smart, wickedly funny, piercingly perceptive, and...
  • Mike Royko...smitten: son publishes love letters by future columnist during time in Air Force

    Mike Royko...smitten: son publishes love letters by future columnist during time in Air Force
    "Royko in Love: Mike's Letters to Carol" Edited by David Royko University of Chicago Press, $24, 254 pages This city worships Mike Royko as an icon; the sharp-tongued, Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper columnist who feared no one. Whether people sat...
  • Printers Row Lit Fest: highlights from Rick Kogan

    Printers Row Lit Fest: highlights from Rick Kogan
    It's easy to interview living authors, and I have three such people lined up at Saturday's Lit Fest: Jonathan Eig, author most recently of "Get Capone"; Barbara Ehrenreich, author of more than 20 books, including the best-seller "Nickel and Dimed"; and...
  • November 26: Author - James Ballowe Talks About His Book, Christmas In Illinois

    November 26: Author - James Ballowe Talks About His Book, Christmas In Illinois
    Christmas in Illinois To purchase a copy of the book: Christmas in Illinois Events: Saturday, November 27 2:00 p.m. Anderson's Bookshop Naperville Saturday, December 4 2:00 p.m. Morton Arboretum Bookstore Lisle Saturday, December 11 2:00 p.m. The...
  • December 30: Author - Larry Bennett Talks About His Book, The Third City: Chicago and American Urbanism

    The Third City To purchase a copy of the book: The Third City: Chicago and American Urbanism (Chicago Visions and Revisions) When Richard M. Daley was elected mayor of Chicago, the city was paralyzed by political infighting and mismanagement. It had...