Posts tagged "Jim DeRogatis"

People With Passion: Jim DeRogatis, Sound Opinions, Part II

People With Passion: Jim DeRogatis, Sound Opinions, Part II
A People With Passion series Chicago journalism January 24, 2012: Jim DeRogatis In Part II of this 24th installment of my Chicago journalism interview series, Chicago music critic Jim DeRogatis discusses his tenure at Rolling Stone, his return to the Sun-Times, why newspapers are dying, and why Britney Spears could deliver one of the world’s great nights... Read more »

People With Passion: Jim DeRogatis, Sound Opinions, Part I

People With Passion: Jim DeRogatis, Sound Opinions, Part I
A People With Passion series Chicago journalism January 24, 2012: Jim DeRogatis We are meeting in Jim DeRogatis‘s office at Columbia College. Jim, or DeRo as he sometimes calls himself, is a large, excitable, generous man — he is in person very much as he is on his radio show Sound Opinions, and during our... Read more »

How to follow the music scene in Chicago: an introduction

How to follow the music scene in Chicago: an introduction
Following music in Chicago is like going to Vegas: if you don’t find your niche, you’ll be overwhelmed. Me? My Vegas niche is the sports book. Get me hunkered down in front of a giant wall of huge screens with a bunch of stats and dates and numbers surrounded by a sea of twitchy gamblers... Read more »
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