Not only is it a one-joke characterization, the joke is on the level of a below-average knock-knock joke.
From Chicagoist: We created a Flickr set called Get Well Roger and uploaded some pictures of the charming yet goofy Chicagoist writers throwing out the “thumbs up” sign to Rog. But it’s not enough! So get out your digital camera or your cell phone and snap a picture of yourself flashing the “thumbs up” sign then add it to our Get Well Roger photo group (click on the Join This Group? link in the lower right then select Add To Group on your uploaded picture). When we get enough pictures, we’ll send them on to Ebert to let him know we’re all thinking about him.
For our money, Ebert is the top dog of movie critics and quintessentially Chicago. So the least we can do is show we’re pulling for him....
Glenn Kenny tries to provide some calm, reason, and perspective to today's major Oscar nominations.
A statement from Chaz Ebert on the Oscar nominees.
A look at Kimberly Pierce's 2013 version of "Carrie."
This message came to me from a reader named Peter Svensland. He and a fr...