Written by a very special correspondent, Mark T. Wayne:
Did you know that, out of the multitudes of people that undergo knee surgery, 7% go bad within a year?* .No, I don’t mean to imply that patients with new knees turn to a life of crime, though some may do so. There are no numbers whatsoever to prove otherwise. There’s nothing to stop a man once he can run from the scene of the dastardly deed for the first time in years on his spanking new knees. Continue reading
The Chicago Innovation Awards – Part 3
I’ve jumped aboard a Gulfstream G450 to interview the legendary Loren Bukkett. I want his take on the Chicago Innovation Awards. He finally puts away his phone and turns to me. “Okay, let’s talk,” he says. Continue reading
The Story of Ray Markman-Part 11
by John Jonelis
Friday, 4:30 pm
I’m trying to gathering material on Ray Markman’s assertion, “I never worked a day in my life,” before time runs out. This very afternoon, my two colleagues—Loop Lonagan and Alexander Harbinger—will fight a duel over this, and one of them may not live to tell about it.
Lonagan paces the worn oak planks of my office floor in the back room of Ludditis Shots and Beer. “I wanna say somthin’ about dis new business Ray starts. Him and his partners is already makin’ a bundle, so why should he try’n change the way people buy things? But that’s just what he does.
A couple articles back, I pointed out that drama encompasses human change and I cited Scrooge. Little did I know that real change would be visited upon me so soon after writing those words. Continue reading