Media and live reading appearances

Upcoming and past appearances on radio/TV and in live reading series around Chicago:

Upcoming appearances:

Essay Fiesta, guest
Date: July 21st
Place: Book Cellar
Topic: TBD

Tuesday Funk, guest
Date: September 2nd
Place: Hopleaf
Topic: TBD

Past appearances:

The Paper Machete, guest
Date: May 31, 2014
Topic: The Santa Barbara shooting
Read the piece here

WBEZ’s The Afternoon Shift, guest
Date: May 16, 2014
Topics: Google vs. the right to be forgotten and net neutrality and Twitter’s mute button
Listen below:

WGN Radio 720, guest
Date: April 18, 2014
Topic: Social media and internet comments (Sun-Times comments section, USA Airways mis-tweet)
Read the piece I wrote about the Sun-Times here  and listen to my appearance here

Story Sessions at City Winery
Date: February 16, 2014
Topic: Love is…
Read or listen to the piece here

WBEZ’s The Afternoon Shift, guest
Date: December 27, 2013
Topic: 2013 year in review
Read my post on this topic here

WGN Radio 720, guest
December 26, 2013
Topic: Top stories in Chicago tech and media for 2013
Read my post on this topic here

20×2 Chicago: “How Could You?”
Date: October 19, 2013

The Paper Machete
Date: October 5, 2013
Topic: The shutdown of the Silk Road website
Read the piece here

WBEZ’s The Afternoon Shift, guest/producer
May 25, 2013
Topic: Yahoo’s purchase of Tumblr; Can startups stay innovative when they get big?
Listen below:

Funny Ha-Ha, guest
May 3, 2013
Topic: Martha Stewart and online dating

The Paper Machete, guest
Date: March 30, 2013
Topic: The first woman to lead the Secret Service
Listen to the podcast here (I start at 4:31)

Dynasty Podcasts & Rockit Ranch Present: Rockit.LIVE: Social Media Secrets From Chicago’s Social Superstars!
Date: February 11, 2013
Listen below or watch the event/my hands and the side of my face here

WGN-TV News at 5
Date: February 1, 2013
Topic: Super Bowl ads
Watch the video here (not embedded due to video autoplay)

Live chat at Life Inc. section of Today.com, guest
Date: January 30, 2013
Topic: Super Bowl ads and social media
Read the chat recap here

WBEZ‘s The Afternoon Shift, guest
January 16, 2013
Topics: Gun control, Congress Theater and Chief Keef, Atlantic’s Scientology sponsored content
Listen below

Part 1 – President’s Obama’s executive orders on gun control:

Part 2 – Congress Theater and Chief Keef:

Part 3 – Atlantic, Scientology and sponsored content

WBEZ‘s The Afternoon Shift, guest
December 7, 2012
Topics: Social media, census data, Chicago nightlife, Rupert Murdoch and the Chicago Tribune
Listen below

The Paper Machete, guest
October 18, 2012
Topic: Fox News, Gawker and “car chase” media
Read my piece  or listen here

WBEZ‘s The Afternoon Shift, guest
September 18, 2012
Topics:  Presidential election, Chicago teachers’ strike, FBI arrest of alleged Chicago terror bomber
Listen below

WBEZ‘s The Afternoon Shift, guest
August 30, 2012
Topics: Death of director Tony Scott, Groupon, eminent domain laws in Chicago
Listen below

Tuesday Funk, guest
August 7, 2012
Topic: Getting old
Read my piece or watch it on video here

WBEZ‘s The Morning Shift, guest
August 3, 2012
Topics: NBC’s Olympics coverage, Chick-Fil-A protests, black comic book characters
Listen here

Discussing the news of the day at WBEZ; Photo: Tracy Schmidt

WBEZ‘s The Afternoon Shift, guest
July 2, 2012
Topics: Chicago cab strike, Journatic and the future of newspapers, the God particle
Listen here

WBEZ‘s The Afternoon Shift, guest
June 1, 2012
Topics: Springfield politics, a possible Super Bowl in Chicago and the Sun-Times impact on local media
Listen here

The Paper Machete, guest
May 3, 2012
Topic: Playboy leaves Chicago
Read my piece or listen here

Funny Ha-Ha, guest
January 23, 2012
Topic: Mark Wahlberg vs. the terrorists
Read my piece here

Photo: Evan Hanover

The Paper Machete, guest
November 25, 2011
Topic: Chelsea Clinton as a reporter for NBC
Read my piece or listen here

The Paper Machete, guest
June 11, 2011
Topic: “Flash mobs” in Chicago
Read my piece or listen here (starts at 1:29; warning: language)

Tuesday Funk, guest / Essay Fiesta, guest
May 3, 2011 / August 15, 2011
Topic: Superheroes and daughters
Read my piece or watch a video of it here

The Paper Machete, guest
January 8, 2011
Topic: Chicago’s mayoral race
Read my piece or listen here (warning: language)

The Paper Machete, guest
October 16, 2010
Topic: Rahm vs. reform
Read my piece or listen here (warning: language)

Essay Fiesta
September 20, 2010
Topic: Comic books, comic shops and having a daughter
Read my piece here

Chicago Tonight, guest
July 19, 2010
Topic:  Digital magazines
Watch my appearance below

Tweetcamp Chicago, keynote speaker
October 10, 2009
Topic: Social media for journalists
Read my speech here or a Q&A with me

Filmspotting, guest host
July 6, 2007
Topics: Sicko, “fight the power” movies
Listen here:
Listen  to Filmspotting #167

Chicago Tonight, guest
December 14, 2006
Topic: Chicago transit

Filmspotting, guest host
August 9, 2006
Topics: Talldega Nights, movie sidekicks
Listen here:
Listen  to Filmspotting #118

 

Filmspotting, guest host
May 24, 2006
Topics: The Da Vinci Code, religious movies
Listen here:
Listen  to Filmspotting #101

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