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Social Media Week

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  • Hit show 'Wild Chicago' may be heading to DVD

    Hit show 'Wild Chicago' may be heading to DVD
    In January 1989, entertainer Ben Hollis and WTTW-Ch. 11 producer Jon Davies created a television show that they called "Wild Chicago." The reason they did this, said Hollis at the time, "was because there was nothing like it on TV."
  • Social Studies: And now, a word from Tucker Max

    Social Studies: And now, a word from Tucker Max
    Julia Allison and Tucker Max Last month, Chicago celebrated its first Social Media Week, and on Sept. 20, I had the misfortune — I kid — to interview famously pugnacious, New York Times best-selling author Tucker Max. In addition to...

    Social Media Week: RedEye's picks for the social media everyman

    Social Media Week: RedEye's picks for the social media everyman
    For six days in September, several cities across the globe simultaneously host panels, events and more to celebrate Social Media Week (Sept. 24-28). Like social media but don’t necessarily want to get involved as a techie, an entrepreneur or a...

    Be there: RedEye's The Social, a web-focused talk show

    Be there: RedEye's The Social, a web-focused talk show
    Social Media Week is fast approaching--Sept. 24-28--and Chicago is taking center stage with more than 90 events around the city as part of the global celebration of social media nerdery. RedEye's been on the social media game for years and years--we...

    To catch a chicken, Bucktown-style

    To catch a chicken, Bucktown-style
    It could be the lucky bird to escape the butcher’s knife. Maybe it’s lost its way from a backyard coop. Whatever the case, Bucktown’s apparently got a loose chicken in its midst. A user on EveryBlock posted Wednesday that a “...