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  • Royko At The Goat

    Royko At The Goat

    “Royko at The Goat” by Scott Jacobs and Lilly Ollinger. A relaxed conversation with legendary columnist Mike Royko at the Billy Goat Tavern in Chicago in July 1982. Royko shares some of his greatest memories playing sixteen inch softball with a group of friends over beers and burgers. Continue reading

  • One More Time: The Best Of Mike Royko

    One More Time: The Best Of Mike Royko

    This tape is a C-Span broadcast of an event launching One More Time: The Best of Mike Royko, a collection of columns by the late newspaper columnist. Several of Royko’s friends and colleagues share stories about him, and most read one of their favorite Royko columns. The event M.C. is Studs Terkel, and speakers include: John Tryneski, editor for University of Chicago press, publisher of One More Time; Lois Wille, former Chicago Tribune Editorial page editor; Carol Marin, TV reporter; Rick Kogan, Chicago Tribune columnist; Mary Schmich, newspaper columnist; Ann Landers, newspaper columnist; Bill Kurtis, TV producer and former TV reporter; Ellen Warren, newspaper columnist; Tim Weigel, TV sports reporter; and Roger Ebert, film critic. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: Studs Terkel with Mike Royko at Lawry’s – Tony Fitzpatrick at Lawry’s]

    [The 90’s raw: Studs Terkel with Mike Royko at Lawry’s – Tony Fitzpatrick at Lawry’s]

    Studs Terkel and Mike Royko at Lawry’s. The two share a beer and some words about the bars and taverns of their day, specifically the kinds of people who were a part of the bar scene, what those taverns stood for, and how they’ve changed over the years. Followed by Chicago artist Tony Fitzpatrick at Lawry’s on his former drinking days. Continue reading