This week I discuss my friend Jason Veitzer and our plans to see Sun Ra at the 1988 Chicago Jazz Festival.
This episode is the first in a trilogy about the 1988 Chicago Jazz Festival. I discuss the Art Ensemble of Chicago, drawing upon fellow U Chicago alum Paul Steinbeck’s book, Message to our Folks, as well as George Lewis’s monumental work on the AACM, A Power Stronger Than Itself.
In this week’s episode, I discuss an incident that took place near the University Apartments in Hyde Park leading to my appearance in a Chicago courtroom.
This week I reflect on going to St. Paul’s Longfellow Elementary School in the 1970s. Continue reading Librarian
In this episode I examine the history of telemarketing and robocalls–from a 1942 Popular Mechanics article describing an auto-dialer to efforts by the FCC to address the recent resurgence of robocalls.