Archive for November 2012

We Appreciate Your Enthusiasm: The Oral History of Q101 by James VanOsdol

We Appreciate Your Enthusiasm: The Oral History of Q101 by James VanOsdol
Looking back on my very short “career” (I barely can call an eight year stint in radio a career), I had the pleasure of working with some of the biggest and best people in the Chicago market. From my internship runs at WCKG, Q101, and XRT to the years I spent with 94.7 “The Zone”... Read more »

How Can Hostess Shut Down??? Please Don't Go!

How Can Hostess Shut Down??? Please Don't Go!
It was truly a bummer of a Friday around the Chicagoland area: Jay Cutler was ruled out for Monday’s game against San¬†Francisco, former Bears coach Mike Ditka suffered a stroke (thank goodness he’s reportedly ok), and the Hostess company announced that it will sell off it’s assets and close. This means ¬†18,500 workers from all... Read more »

Got Classic Sports Items In Your Closet?

Got Classic Sports Items In Your Closet?
The Arlington Heights Memorial Library has a cool upcoming event on Saturday, November 17th at 1pm featuring Sports memorabilia expert Michael Osacky. He’ll be discussing collecting vintage sports memorabilia and talk about items from his collection. If you have an item in your collection that you’d like some information on, email a picture and the... Read more »
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"Voting in the Heights" 2012 Edition

With the 2012 election evening upon us, what are you going to be doing? To be completely honest, I didn’t vote this year and for no good reason other than I hadn’t followed the candidates or issues very closely (and being that Obama is most likely going to win Illinois big), so I didn’t want... Read more »