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Music, music, writing

This weekend, on RedEye Remix on WGN Radio, Ernest Wilkins, producer Kate Gibson and I talk music (including the moment our minds are blown with an America cover done by Michael Jackson in the 1980s), upcoming RedEye Rock n’ Vote event, and RedEye first-time columnist Kate Conway swings by to talk about the “butch girl invisibility […]

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#tbt to that one time @jcgreenx didn't want me to see his password.
#tbt to that one time @jcgreenx didn't want me to see his password.
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Mamas, bizarre dates and (what else?) tall lady problems

This weekend, on RedEye Remix on WGN Radio, Kristin Samuelson and I talk Mother’s Day, chat with Chicago author Emily Lange about her so-funny and wonderfully cringeworthy book, and, as we often do, we discuss the problems that plague tall women. Podcast: mamas, dates and tall ladies on RedEye Remix on WGN Radio. Previous week’s RedEye […]

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All kindsa crazy going on w my hair after I took it down tonight. #365feministselfie
All kindsa crazy going on w my hair after I took it down tonight. #365feministselfie
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It’s not everyday I do radio in sequins from the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

This weekend, I was at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington, DC and James VanOsdol was kind enough to hold down the fort on RedEye Remix on WGN Radio. But, just because I was in a different time zone, that didn’t stop me one bit from calling in to talk about the incredible fun to […]

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Now this much is unpacked. @annieadee, ftw.
Now this much is unpacked. @annieadee, ftw.
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Pop culture ahoy

This week on RedEye Remix on WGN Radio, I talked with Elliott Serrano for a run down of the happenings at day one of C2E2 for this weekend, and Sean Ely comes and hangs out to chat about some pop culture and quirky news headlines.

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I unpacked this many.
I unpacked this many.
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Hip-hop stars and chic geeks

This week on RedEye Remix on WGN Radio, I talked with Chicago up-and-coming hip-hop performer Saint Millie and the RedEye team of Ernest Wilkins, Lenny Gilmore and Sean Ely who are behind the “Saint Millie: Road to Glory” documentary to discuss his project that followed Saint Millie for two months to document his struggles and victories.  Later, […]

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From this morning, while the great @paulacalzolari was keeping an eye on Chairman Meow in the new place. He's doing important real estate business for her.
From this morning, while the great @paulacalzolari was keeping an eye on Chairman Meow in the new place. He's doing important real estate business for her.
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Birthday show!

This week on RedEye Remix on WGN Radio, I celebrated my birthday. And when I say “celebrated” I mean that Kristin Samuelson, producer Kate Gibson and I totally blew it out on the air for a night I will not soon forget.

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Awaiting movers and waving at my homies at Tribune Tower today from my new balcony.
Awaiting movers and waving at my homies at Tribune Tower today from my new balcony.
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The Duggan Sisters will tell you: life stinks

This week on RedEye Remix on WGN Radio, I talk with the lovely Duggan sisters – entrepreneurs who have taken the downs in life and turned them into some serious ups making all natural, chemical-free deodorant and insect repellant. Plus, they’re super funny.

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Moving day rockabilly-ish hair. #365feministselfie
Moving day rockabilly-ish hair. #365feministselfie
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Etiquette, food and school uniforms: less lame than it sounds

This week on RedEye Remix on WGN Radio, Kristin Samuelson, producer Kate Gibson and I talk about sidewalk etiquette, have a visit from Chicago Food Snob Joe Campagna, learn about some eats and drinks from the RedEye team, and finish it off by reminiscing about high school uniforms.

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I took these. Wait-- I can explain. The packers packed everything to prepare for tomorrow's move. And, as a result, I found myself feeding my cat by scooping cat food out of the can with my hand. So, yeah, I did take a couple of extra forks from Chipotle tonight at dinner. I did. I'd do it again.
I took these. Wait-- I can explain. The packers packed everything to prepare for tomorrow's move. And, as a result, I found myself feeding my cat by scooping cat food out of the can with my hand. So, yeah, I did take a couple of extra forks from Chipotle tonight at dinner. I did. I'd do it again.