Posts tagged "Mike Royko"

March 17, 1972: Mike Royko on St. Paddy's in Chicago

March 17, 1972: Mike Royko on St. Paddy's in Chicago
We’ll be back this Wednesday with a new Chicago journalism People With Passion with Jonathan Eig of Chicago Side, and since I am about to head out to, in the approximate words of Pete Venkman, “Get crazy in the streets of Chicago,” I figured I would take a moment to bang out a terrific Royko... Read more »

"How to Cure a Hangover" by Mike Royko, 1974

"How to Cure a Hangover" by Mike Royko, 1974
HAPPY NEW YEAR! Thank you to Dan, Dot, Chris, Katie, Jen, L.A., Xack, and of course Jimmy for making Eye On Chi great in 2011. I’m taking a week off from my Chicago journalism People With Passion series, which will resume January 11 with the Reader’s Ben Joravsky. For now, I wanted to leave everyone with a... Read more »

EOC spotlight on: Rick Kogan, and the Billy Goat

EOC spotlight on: Rick Kogan, and the Billy Goat
Happy Friday Chicago media mavens! Today’s Eye On Chi spotlight flashes on our pal Rick Kogan and his 2006 ode to Billy Sianis, Sam Sianis, Mike Royko, “Cheezeborger! Cheezeborger!” those wonderfully depressing Chicago Cubs, several goats, and yes, a tavern — a tidy piece of prose called A Chicago Tavern: a Goat, a Curse, and... Read more »
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"Bears Break Kreutz Addiction" -- CBS's Dan Bernstein on the Kreutz-Bears split

"Bears Break Kreutz Addiction" -- CBS's Dan Bernstein on the Kreutz-Bears split
After 191 games, 183 starts, 6 Pro Bowls, one Super Bowl appearance, and countless unnecessary roughness penalties, Olin Kreutz’s days as a Chicago Bear have come to a close. Many of Kreutz’s fans, from teammates and coaches to Bears fans at home, are mourning the close to the #57 era. A column from Dan Bernstein... Read more »

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