Some people have called Studs Terkel our greatest citizen. And they may be right. Rest in Peace, Studs. I certainly hope your ashes are scattered as Bughouse Square, as you’ve requested.
Here’s one I didn’t know – in the early days of the Ouija board, a Chicago company made a clone called the Volo and tried to take over the talking board market. Troy sent me this link. The ouija company… (READ MORE)
, I’ve revamped, revised, and expanded halloweenspecials.net, my website about Halloween TV specials and cartoons. It now features a LOT of actual video and has been expanded a bit. I’ll keep adding onto it over the next few weeks; are… (READ MORE)
The blog has a new look to match the new look over at weirdchicago.com. Work towards getting the book out in mid-summer continues! About 40-50 of the “comic book ads” were made up; they’ll be in there alongside some originals.
Cross-posted from dragitthroughthegarden.com. Finally, there’s a GOOD place to get a proper Chicago-style hot dog in West Town! Rockstar Dogs, on Chicago and Ashland, deserves to be in the Weird Chicago book (as it will be) for two reasons right… (READ MORE)
In the process of digging up information for our upcoming book, we’ve ended up with more on certain subjects than we can possibly fit. For instance, we have upwards of a thousand pages worth of contemporary documents about the H.H…. (READ MORE)
I would like to share with you all a very funny and personal moment from one of our tours last night. Now let me preface this by saying that Adam is one of the funniest guys I have ever met… (READ MORE)