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The Best of Mike Royko

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book, Royko
Date: 
1999
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"Culled from 7500 columns and spanning four decades, from his early days to his last dispatch, the writings in this collection reflect a radically changing America as seen by a man whose keen sense of justice and humor never faltered."--Jacket.
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The Sixties -- September 6, 1963 Tavern Gets Taken for a Ride, and a Taxi Driver Mourns -- March 15, 1966 Complete Apology for Overrating the Irish Thirst -- August 8, 1966 T-Shirted Punks Slay a Dragon -- August 16, 1967 Picasso and the Cultural Rebirth of Chicago -- September 14, 1967 It Wasn't Our "Clout" She Stole, But a Counterfeit -- October 27, 1967 Let's Update City's Image -- December 19, 1967 Mary and Joe Chicago-Style -- March 19, 1968 Ghetto Burial for a GI Hero -- April 2, 1968 LBJ Deserved a Better Fate -- April 9, 1968 Million in His Firing Squad -- April 11, 1968 Are You Really a Cubs Fan? -- June 6, 1968 How about Gun as Our Symbol? -- July 8, 1968 He Can Dream, Can't He? -- July 31, 1968 The Accordion vs. The Guitar -- August 28, 1968 Cops Threaten Law and Order -- November 14, 1968 Haggis? Then Try Czernina! -- November 22, 1968 Haggis Eaters Strike Back -- July 17, 1969 He Rockets into the Past -- December 16, 1969 A Jumbo Gripe on Airplanes -- The Seventies -- January 16, 1970 The Kids Tell It Like It Is -- July 20, 1970 A Shovelful of Bad Thinking -- October 22, 1970 Let's All Drink to Bill Goat -- August 20, 1971 Mighty Teddy Still the Champ -- October 25, 1971 The Old Man and the Farm -- February 1, 1972 The Day Slats Fell for a Girl -- April 14, 1972 He's Convinced Archie's Real -- October 25, 1972 Jackie's Debut a Unique Day -- November 1, 1972 Viet Verdict: Mostly Guilty -- November 8, 1973 Bellying Up to Success -- November 23, 1973 Hearty "Hallo" from Greece -- December 10, 1973 A Faceless Man's Plea -- December 11, 1973 The VA Does a Fast Reversal -- May 31, 1974 How This City Really "Works" -- August 9, 1974 Let's Look at Immunity -- December 27, 1974 How to Cure Hangover: First Try Moaning -- September 3, 1975 A Hard Look at Mooching -- October 8, 1975 Poverty Aid, Chicago-Style -- January 7, 1976 Daley Always a Quota Man -- May 5, 1976 Mr. Sinatra Sends a Letter -- June 22, 1976 So, Let's All Pick a Quote -- August 2, 1976 Hefner's Back--Or Wait, Is He? -- December 21, 1976 Daley Embodied Chicago -- February 17, 1977 Why Do Purveyors of Hate Go Untouched? -- July 26, 1977 Image May Change, But City Keeps Its Traditions -- April 19, 1978 Bucking Hard for the Equal Rights Amendment -- July 7, 1978 Don't Let Food Bug You -- August 11, 1978 The Agony of "Victory" -- April 4, 1979 Bossy Cows the Party -- June 13, 1979 John Wayne's True Grit -- September 2, 1979 An Ode to the "Softies" -- October 5, 1979 Thanks to All of You -- November 22, 1979 A November Farewell -- The Eighties -- June 3, 1980 A Poll Cut on the Bias -- June 27, 1980 Demolition Derby -- November 18, 1980 Time Weakens the Bond -- January 20, 1981 Epitaph for Jimmy -- March 17, 1981 These Feet Are Made for Nothing -- May 13, 1981 Algren's Golden Pen -- May 15, 1981 Dear God: Why? -- July 30, 1981 A Pact of Cherish -- November 22, 1981 Mike Royko--High-Rise Man -- March 7, 1982 My Belushi Pals -- March 16, 1982 Don't Write Off Belushi -- April 11, 1982 Survival Talk Stinks -- February 23, 1983 Give Washington Break -- November 2, 1983 Halas: A Classic of Grit -- January 12, 1984 In Alien's Tongue, "I Quit" Is "Vacation" -- March 2, 1984 A GOP Function Flush with Luxuries -- March 9, 1984 Slats Mistakes GOP for GOD -- September 17, 1985 A Grave Report from Medicare -- October 17, 1985 If This Isn't Danger, What Is? -- November 14, 1985 Abused Baby 1, System a Big 0 -- December 24, 1985 A Lovely Couple, Bound with Love -- January 29, 1986 These Seven Were Special People -- February 11, 1986 Sorry, Reggie, You Struck Out -- June 23, 1987 Fred Astaire Was a Class Act until the End -- July 9, 1987 A True Hero Puts North to the Test -- June 27, 1988 When "Prix Fixe" Is Hard to Swallow -- August 9, 1988 Cubs Park Wasn't Always Like This -- October 5, 1988 Shopping Isn't Everyone's Bag -- December 20, 1988 Daley the Elder and Daley the Younger -- August 15, 1989 Woodstock Was Just a Muddy Memory -- The Nineties -- March 16, 1990 Why Be a Writer? Think of Your Feet -- June 1, 1990 A None Rub of Sorts for Ditzy Word Jocks -- June 13, 1990 Flag Foes Show No Real Burning Desire -- July 12, 1990 Message on AIDS Gets Lost in Poster -- March 12, 1991 Kuwait's Future Brighter Than Ours -- March 19, 1991 Ticket to Good Life Punched with Pain -- April 23, 1991 It Didn't Take Long to Lose Euphoria -- July 17, 1991 Sensitivity Pops Up in the Unlikeliest Place -- December 26, 1991 David Duke Has a Partner in Slime -- September 23, 1992 Next Time, Dan, Take Aim at Arnold -- November 27, 1992 He Could Fill Book with Pithy Phrases -- December 1, 1992 Parents, Not Cash, Can Enrich a School -- December 3, 1992 Old Story Is News to Baby Boomers -- October 7, 1993 A City in Full-Court Depression -- November 30, 1993 Politically Incorrect, But Right on Target -- February 1, 1994 We Love Her, We Love Her Not, We Love -- March 9, 1994 Whitewater Almost Too Far Out There -- June 29, 1994 EEOC Is Lacking in Wisdom Teeth -- August 30, 1994 Not His Kind of Photog, Ferguson Is -- January 26, 1995 Don't Bet on a Guilty Verdict for O.J. -- February 24, 1995 Horrors of the Past Are G-Rated Today -- October 17, 1995 Look, Up in the Sky, It's a Bird ... It's a Plane ... It's Mike! -- October 18, 1995 Eloquence and Gall on Washington Mall -- January 26, 1996 And It's One, Two, Three Strikes ... You're Sued -- April 10, 1996 Rostenkowski's Sin Was Not Changing with the Times -- May 16, 1996 Clinton's Big Lead Easily Explained in Age of Indulgence -- January 10, 1997 Arrghh! Disney Walks the Plank for Politically Correct -- March 21, 1997 It Was Wrigley, Not Some Goat, Who Cursed the Cubs.
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Chicago Critical Mass 2010 Calendeur

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Zine, Chicago Critical Mass 2010 Calendeur
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December 2009
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Pocket-sized zine fashioned as a monthly calendar compiled by Chicago Critical Mass (a monthly bike ride/bike parade promoting the use of bicycles as a viable means of transportation). Each month, a different Chicago bicycling advocacy group or event is featured. Also contains monthly inspirational cycling-related quotes such as, "The sound of a car door opening in front of you is similar to the sound of a gun being cocked. - Amy Webster."
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Maxistentialism 3

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1917 N. Elston Ave.
60642-9900 Chicago, IL
United States
US
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magazine,Maxistentialism 3
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2016
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3
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A quarterly zine about philosophy, design, humor, and social insects
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Maxistentialism 1

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1917 N. Elston Ave.
60642-9900 Chicago, IL
United States
US
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magazine,Maxistentialism 1
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2016?
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1
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A quarterly zine about philosophy, design, humor, and social insects
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The First 100

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960 W 31st St
60608 Chicago
United States
US
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Magazine, "The First 100"
Date: 
January 2017
Edition: 
129
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25
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2
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"Here we are at the dawn of a Trump era. President Orangeface, President Troll, is the elected leader of the United States of America and we still cannot believe it. Months after his electoral overthrow we still find ourselves stressed, depressed, and completely on edge about what this means for our collective futures." - issue introduction
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Lumpen Media Group

A September 11th, 2001 Reader

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magazine,September 11th, 2001 Reader
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A collection of articles in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Includes a list of songs temporarily banned by Clear Channel. "Brought to you by The Autonomous Terrirories of Chicago and by The Department of Space and Land Reclamation"
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