Tonight, RedEye Remix debuts from midnight to 2 a.m. on WGN Radio. Ernest Wilkins and I will be at the wheel. Visit wgnradio.com/listen to listen online or to download mobile device apps for listening anyplace. Or, listen the old-fashioned way at 720-AM. On Redeye Remix tonight, we’ll talk with Courtney Linehan about the Chicago Marathon, [...]Read & Discuss »
The two finalists have been picked at @redeyechicago karaoke idol. They are both singing N'Sync to duke it out.
Today, an announcement was made, so I can announce it here, too: As of next week, I will take the role at general manager of RedEye, Metromix. I’m excited to take the wheel and use additional skills and I have high hopes for all that RedEye and Metromix can rise to become. It’s all come [...]Read & Discuss »
It keeps getting awesome-r at @redeyechicago karaoke idol. http://t.co/Ibfe5zmwNr
Susy Schultz and Cindy Richards and I were recently interviewed about AWJ, and issues surrounding women in journalism. The story addressed issues that led to Schultz and Richards founding AWJ’s Chicago chapter in 1993, and into present day. From the Chicago Reader story: The Association for Women Journalists just celebrated its 20th anniversary in Chicago. [...]Read & Discuss »
It is so on at @redeyechicago karaoke idol, my friends. The boas are out. http://t.co/2Qe5W45mnM
Yesterday, in routine testing within our content management system, we accidentally posted a test content item and photo of a kitten to the main centerpiece of chicagotribune.com. The digital editor on duty saw it and took it right down without delay. But, the good-humored managing editor of Gizmodo, Brian Barrett had already taken a screengrab [...]Read & Discuss »
@DoitDoitLeague yes, we would!
For my #1000Cranes Project, I’m folding 1000 origami cranes (closing in on 800! Whut! Whut!), and giving each* one away as I go so that others can bring cranes along on trips or to special places in their own cities. As of this week, I decided to hide 100 of the 1000 cranes around Chicago [...]Read & Discuss »
Karaoke idol time, @redeyechicago's anti-holiday music edition! Cmon out to Beauty Bar. Still plenty of time to getcher song on.
My Stanley Cup trophy hair tutorial is live, and easily the weirdest thing I’ve ever done with my hair. Stanley Cup hairdo; tease your hair to look like the cupRead & Discuss »
At the Chicago’s Funniest Media Personality event at the Laugh Factory, I got up on stage, told a story, people laughed, and… I won! I can’t believe it; everyone was so funny all night. What an amazing surprise, and what a joy to be with good friends as it all went down.Read & Discuss »
I’m about six weeks into my quest to fold 1,000 origami cranes and I folded my 500th crane this week. “Origami overachiever!” Maybe. It’s a hill of fun, and I’m especially excited to hear from folks who are willing to bring cranes around the world and send back photographs. Two girls took these cranes to South Africa.Read & Discuss »