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The [Friday] Papers

I have a few things to say about the closing of DNAinfo Chicago and Chicagoist; I hope I find the mental energy to do so over the weekend. No promises. Or you could just call me.

Now, the Papers on demand! Just call and I'll give you a live audio version right over the phone!

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TrackNotes: Out Of Kilter
"That it's extremely difficult to handicap these races, let alone watch them run, is an insult to the horseplayer," our very own Tom Chambers writes. "I resent it."

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Lisa Madigan Et Al. Vs. Tribune-Sinclair
"The Sinclair and Tribune merger consolidates the national television markets to unacceptable levels."

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A Russian Facebook Page Organized A Protest In Texas. A Different Russian Page Launched The Counter-Protest.
"Interactions between the two groups eventually escalated into confrontation and verbal attacks."

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Russia fucked us up good, people.

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How Lincoln's Embrace Of Embalming Birthed The American Funeral Industry
"Lincoln's appearance early in the [train] trip was apparently so lifelike that mourners often reached out to touch his face, but the quality of the preservation faded over the length of the three-week journey.

"William Cullen Bryant, editor of The New York Evening Post, remarked that after a lengthy viewing in Manhattan, 'the genial, kindly face of Abraham Lincoln' became 'a ghastly shadow.'"

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The Week In Chicago Rock
Featuring: Luna, Saint Etienne, David Crosby, Microwave, Combichrist, En Esch, Arcade Fire, Japandroids, King Krule, Animals as Leaders, Car Bomb, Periphery, Our Lady Peace, and Dreamers.

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The Beachwood Radio Hour #174: A Different Kind Of Cubs World Series Hangover
A sense of unease. Plus: World Series Wrap; Davey Martinez and Goliath; Look Who's Coming To The Cubs!; Trubisky Gets Over; Is Youth Football Past Its Prime?; Fangio For Fox?; The Bulls . . . Stink; Quenneville On The Clock?; and TrackNotes: Out Of Kilter.

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BeachBook
Our Facebook has disappeared. Investigating.

It's back.

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TweetWood
A sampling.

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The Beachwood Tronc Line: McTronc.



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Posted on November 3, 2017


MUSIC - Fan Note: Malcolm Young's AC/DC.
TV - FCC Wraps New Gift For Sinclair.
POLITICS - FCC About To Ruin The Internet.
SPORTS - The Connor Barf Game.

BOOKS - Inside The Book Of The Dead.

PEOPLE PLACES & THINGS - Safe Stuffing.


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