CHICAGO, Wednesday, December 12, 2012. Last week, Show Me Chicago announced its 2012 list of the 10 Most Fascinating Women in Chicago. This time around we are naming Chicago's 10 Most Fascinating Men for 2012.
Of course, Barack Obama jumps to the head of the class along with David Alexrod but we can't use them since they are in D.C. on business. Then there's Blago...whoops, he's not in town either.
Vince Vaughan was a maybe, he grew up here and owns two Chicago residences (one he rents out the other he is trying to sell)...but his principle residence is on the left coast. Michael Jordan was an almost, he opened Michael Jordan's Steakhouse on the Mag Mile last year and still has a mother, ex-wife and kids in town but doesn't spend enough time in Chicago to qualify. Then there is Dave Eggers, the best-selling author, founder of McSweeney's mag and producer, who was born and grew-up in suburban Lake Forest but has relocated to the left coast...leaving him out.
So here are..the "10 Most Fascinating Men of 2012" whose principle residence is in Chicago (the city or suburbs)...a very impressive list even without those named above: