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Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 01:31 pm

A Haunted Handbook

You didn't ask for it; but here it is. Chicago Haunted Handbook: 99 Ghostly Places You Can Visit in the Around the Windy City by Jeff Morris and Vince Sheilds. Buy yours today if you're headed to Ch...
Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 12:42 am

Making poetry more accessible

A recently posted article by Austen Rosenfeld, "Why Billy Collins is America's Most Popular Poet," points out pertinent thoughts about poetry today. Mainly, has academia hijacked the art of poet...
Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 12:07 am
An important message to get out to folks. Oct. 1 marked the kick-off of the 10th Anniversary of National Cyber Security Awareness Month! This month the U.S Department of Homeland Securi...
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 01:09 pm

Those pesky little zombies

Here’s a seasonal poem from Springfield, Ill. poet Lola Lucas. Her comments about the poem: “Seems like America has gone mad for zombies. My theory is that they represent a chance...
Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 04:43 pm
 In the process of commenting on the zippy new surfaces at the Washington Park tennis courts (now the Velasco Tennis Center) in “Courting new fans,” I mentioned that I used to play there in t...

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