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Eric Zorn

Meet the Rascals: John Williams

John Williams, WGN photo John Williams, 62, hosts a daily talk show on WGN-AM 720 and has presided over “The Mincing Rascals” weekly podcast since…

Tuesday Old-Time Jam Master Tune List

Last updated 3/25/2020 Tuesday night open jam at Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music archived tune list. If you have links to better or…

The Rhubarb Patch: God and the problem of evil

Mystery novelist William F. Love and I have corresponded off and on over the years about many topics, most often religion.  Below is a correspondence…

2023 Chicago mayoral scoreboard

Keeping track of the actual and potential field for the February 2023 race for mayor. Petitions went in the field on August 30 Updated Sept.…

Tune of the Week archive

Every week in the Picayune Sentinel I offer up song or tune that is somehow relevant to me at the time — maybe it’s just…

‘Dill Pickle’ singing jam setlists

 These trad singing sessions started pre-pandemic in the since repurposed cafe at the Dill Pickle Food Co-op, 2746 N. Milwaukee.  Here, starting with the most…

Meet the Rascals: Jon Hansen

Jon Hansen, 37, has been in “The Mincing Rascals” podcast rotation since April 2021. He’s the host of “Your Money Matters” on WGN-AM 720 Monday…