“The cover is a full-blown stereotype of the anarchist. Shaggy-haired, low-browed, his bearded jaw set in defiance, he is set amidst his trappings of death and destruction, including dark flags, dagger, revolver, and, of course, bombs.”
-Historian Carl Smith on the cover of The Red Flag; or the Anarchists of Chicago, published in 1886 two weeks before the Haymarket verdict.
We’ll be showing more depictions of Chicago anarchists during the time of Haymarket - and what those influences were - as part of our #haymarketstory investigation.
They do all tend to have mustaches, though.
Can you tell which public radio star narrates this promo video introducing Bally’s Pinball 2000?
In an age where all media is on-demand, the Chicago arts community has a hard time reaching out to the younger community. How are we supposed to get the younger generation in the theaters? General Admission podcast hosts Don Hall and Tyler Greene join us in studio to answer this question
Two episodes in one week? Yep! Actor and environmental activist Ed Begley Jr. nerds out about building a green home and his new digital shows for Amazon (Betas) and Evox (On Begley Street). Plus we talk about his favorite memories from Arrested Development, Six Feet Under and other great gigs. Then ‘lunatic farmer’ Joel Salatin gives great homework on how to make yourself a little happier. Thanks for listening and sharing!
Astronaut and author Chris Hadfield nerds out with Tricia and Greta about living in space, his substantial mustache, making science cool on social media and the science fiction that helped spark his interest in space travel as a kid. Thanks for listening and sharing!
Ground Control to Major Tom…