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email is rkogan@chicagotribune.com
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Rick Kogan Jul 19
9-11 pm Sunday welcomes smart/lively people talking John Dillinger; Harvey Moshman/Chuck Coppola on their movie “Eastland: Chicago’s Deadliest Day”; Dirk Johnson/Bob Carr on their book “First Chance: How Kids with Nothing Can Change Everything.”
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Rick Kogan Jul 17
Yes, I'd like you to read my story on a new Eastland disaster movie; 100s died, trapped or trampled below decks or drowned “like kittens in a sack.” But PLEASE see a stunning photo gallery compiled by Marianne Mather in which you'll see the "Human Frog."
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Rick Kogan Jul 16
It is a great book, a sad story brilliantly told.
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Jim DeRogatis Jul 16
Excellent analysis of where things stand today by
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Rick Kogan Jul 15
There is no sense in wondering what praise and success Steve Goodman might be enjoying had he lived. He would be turning 71 on July 25. But he's back, with a couple of new CDs with songs familiar and new and, of course, "Go Cubs Go."
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Rick Kogan Jul 12
9-11 pm Sunday debuts new Steve Goodman CD and welcomes John Devens and Jamie O’Reilly on Givins Castle benefit concert; on her book "Jagger Jones & the Mummy's Ankh"; and old pals Lauren Himel and Casey Baker to catch up with their lives.
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Rick Kogan Jul 10
New book traces the nutty and thrilling story of amusement parks. Author Stephen Silverman, says, “In the history of amusement parks, Chicago is all over the place. If not for Chicago, the world would be no fun.” No kidding. Riverview memories anyone?
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Rick Kogan Jul 8
The artful American odyssey of Dmitry Samarov continues in words and images, set to music, which has long delighted and haunted him and of which he says, “Music can be anywhere, and is probably everywhere, because even its absence is a kind of music.”
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Rick Kogan Jul 8
The artful American odyssey of Dmitry Samarov continues in words and images, set to music, which haunts and delights him and of which he says, “Music can be anywhere, and is probably everywhere, because even its absence is a kind of music.”
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Rick Kogan Jul 7
Milos Stehlik was a terrific guy and a local treasure. Michael Phillips captures his life and accomplishments in this thoughtful obituary. Milos was 70. Not fair.
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Rick Kogan Jul 7
9-11 pm Sunday has post-holiday welcome for Mary Ann Presman, talking about her short story collection, "The Good Dishes"; folks from the fascinating , and on what it was like to write the hit show about the .
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Rick Kogan Jul 2
For a large number of people — those without means to buy the gizmos of our plugged-in age or music, movies and books to enjoy at home — libraries are a vital part of life. They give us shelter from the storms of the city. This is where inspiration lives.
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Rick Kogan Jun 28
9-11 pm Sunday welcomes, for your summer reading pleasure, authors Neil Gordon on “Tony Accardo is Joe Batters"; Stephen Silverman on “The Amusement Park: 900 Years of Thrills and Spills..." and jazzman/educator David Bloom on his book, “What Is Soul.”
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Rick Kogan Jun 24
‘No Small Matter’ shows how childhood is a brief, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and how far too many little kids are getting gamed by an unfair system.
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Rick Kogan Jun 22
9-11 pm Sunday welcomes on his latest book, “Behind the Laughter”; @BonnieKoloc songs; on her book, “The Alchemy of Noise,” and Tony Fitzpatrick with some bird loving pals to talk about the Montrose bird-concert controversy.
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Rick Kogan Jun 20
Bill was as good a reporter/writer as this town has ever known and a fine guy too
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Rick Kogan Jun 19
The men who make art from the music called jazz. Their names are Bill Horberg, a movie producer currently working with Sean Penn and having an exhibition at Firecat, and Neil Shapiro, a former an ad exec whose work between the covers of a new book
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Rick Kogan Jun 17
Ask Rick: Former Nike missile bases on our lake, a rug company's waterfall and other wonders and weirdness from this about the place we all call home.
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Rick Kogan Jun 15
Happy Father's Day. 9-11 pm Sunday welcomes singer , playing Tuesday ; Natalie West and Keith Moore, Mike and Julie Tracy to talk about ; author Mike Polelle on his book, “The Mithras Conspiracy.”
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