The Weekend Desk Report
Wow, the completely fake Weekend Desk totally had us fooled.
Looks like mortgages aren't the only things under water in the suburbs.
Strong and Wrong
Note to aspiring tyrants: The best way to show your humility is by interrupting your son and using too many words.
Strong and Rahm
Mayor Rahm Emanuel this week announced that competition from the private sector is a good way to expand public recycling services. And then he tried to recycle that line of crap.
Insane in the Membrane
It was revealed this week that Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann suffers from migraines. So no wonder she be trippin.
It's been an exceptionally busy week for the world's most feared trio of terror. Paris Hilton maintained her desperate grasp on media control despite evidence most of the world is getting sick of it. With deadlines looming, Lindsay Lohan plead poverty. And as for Britney Spears' odor? Well, it must be the musk deer glands.
Finally, Russia's brazen and irresponsible nutritional decision has totally fucked the Weekend Desk food pyramid.
The Weekend Desk Tip Line: Inverted.
The CAN TV Weekend Report
Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic Award
Asia Calcagno and other local poets perform their work in a competition before a live audience.
Sunday, July 24 at 9 a.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr 52 min
Edgewater Historical Society Forum on History of LGBT Politics
Rep. Greg Harris, chief sponsor of the Illinois Civil Union Bill, is joined by LGBT activists and political allies in a discussion of Chicago's gay rights movement.
Sunday, July 24 at 11 a.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr 21 min
Timuel Black: A Brand New Deal
Noted African-American historian and activist Timuel Black discusses conditions that led to New Deal policies and applicable lessons in today's Great Recession.
Sunday, July 24 at 5 p.m. on CAN TV19
1 hr 28 min
Posted on July 23, 2011