Posts in category "Education"

Bullet Points- Janter on steroids

Bullet Points- Janter on steroids
No- the headline Bullet Points  wasn’t an unintentional yet pervasively unfortunate headline, a la Fright 212, via the Sun Times. ( On Sunday? Really?  Who is editing over there, robots?)  I am not going to to parse the shooting gallery that is Chicago.  When the police Commish is patting himself on the back, who am... Read more »

Oh, Susannah

Just a bullet point, or a counter point to all the angst here and everywhere about Susannah Collin’s dismissal from Comcast Sports Net.  There is some defensiveness and emotion in the ChicagoNow ranks, since one of our very own blogs apparently was a touchstone for sports fans to seek out the Sports Nutz videos that... Read more »

Arrivederci, Pope Benedict

Arrivederci, Pope Benedict
I am tickled by the thousands of breathless reporters covering the Papal goodbye. Which demographic they are chasing: reverend Catholics,  or those repulsed by the Ultimate Mens’ Club?  I doubt if their reporting will be a ratings bonanza. Catholics are not coagulated into a massive autonomous power base. Most of us have cobbled together the... Read more »
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The Last Word. And More.

The Last Word. And More.
In the past week, Chicagoans have been treated to Rahm’s faux “all that matters is the kids” public service announcement on TV. No one wants to see this. The Not-For-Profit that funded this media barrage is creating this parallel universe, because their leadership fired the first volley in the CTU-CPS war by crowing that they... Read more »