Juno plus Lolita.
An article about Roger Ebert's August 19th induction ceremony into the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame at the American Writers Museum and reprint of lovely speech by Milos Stehlik
A remembrance of my late friend, Nancy Koppelman.
An article about my hope for the Chicago Sun-Times.
An article about Jackson Murphy's LCJ Chairathon 2017 scheduled for Tuesday, August 8th.
In trying to shake-off the political blues, an article highlighting various things that bring me joy.
A report on the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's upcoming grants banquet on August 2nd.
An article about Roger Ebert's induction into the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame slated for August 19th.
Wednesday, July 18, is the 20th anniversary of our marriage. How can I begin to tell you about Chaz? She fills my horizon, she is the great fact of my life, she has my love, she saved me from the fate of living out my life alone, which is where I seemed to be heading. If my cancer had come, and it would have, and Chaz had not been there with me, I can imagine a descent into lonely decrepitude. I was very sick. I might have vegetated in hopelessness. This woman never lost her love, and when it was necessary she forced me to want to live. She was always there believing I could do it, and her love was like a wind forcing me back from the grave.
An article about the exciting Chicago Public Library Foundation's Summer Learning Challenge to prevent brain drain, and an appeal to donate to the program.
An article about the CHA (Chicago Housing Authority) Program in Documentary Filmmaking that empowers girls