The [Wednesday] Papers
A look at today's headlines.
1. Black People Fled Daley's Inhospitable Chicago In Last Decade.
2. "Pump Room Memorabilia For Sale."
Including the booth where Chicago journalism icon Irv "Kup" Kupcinet took dictation from Hollywood press agents?
3. Lost Lyric From Howard Jones's "No One Is To Blame" Discovered In Sun-Times Headline.
4. Onion, Sun-Times or richly funded hyperlocal start-up?
5. "Lawmakers Push Concealed Carry Proposals."
Would allow legislators to carry secret bills exempt from state FOIA laws in their pockets.
6. "Posturing, Policy Problems Ahead Of Quinn's Budget Speech."
Funding for posturing would increase while policy gets slashed.
7. "Drug Tests For Illinois Lawmakers Up For Debate."
8. "131-Year-Old Temperature Record Could Fall Thursday."
That would be the record for most media coverage of weather in a single city in a year.
9. "Chicago Question Stumps Jeopardy Computer."
That would be "Who hired Angelo Torres?"
10. "Borders Files For Bankruptcy, To Close Stores."
CEO's plans to write a memoir met with yawns.
11. "United Grounds 757s To Check Software."
Didn't know Flight Plan by Facebook was still in beta.
12. "Obama's Election Claim Demands A Big Shovel."
After all, there must be a horse in here somewhere.
13. "Chicago's Field Museum Mounts A Big Horse Exhibit."
14. "Rahm Emanuel Offers $2,500 To Fake Twitter Author."
I dunno, does John Fritchey really need the money?
15. "Mayor Daley Hires Agent To Book Speaking Engagements."
Will also hire a speaker.
From The Beachwood CSI: Chicago Code Affairs Bureau
* The Music of The Chicago Code: Billy Corgan Gets Schooled.
* The 33-Second Episode 2 Recap of The Chicago Code.
Where Chicago's infielders rate.
The Beachwood Tip Line: Code red.
Posted on February 16, 2011