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  • [Chicago Slices raw: Female Impersonator]

    [Chicago Slices raw: Female Impersonator]

    Female impersonator John “Jyneen” Simms. Simms leads a dual life as a construction worker and as a stripper. He is male, but has artificial breast implants and dresses up as a woman for private parties. “It started out as a joke about five years ago and now I spend more time with a dress on than pants. I do all private parties. I’m not gay, believe it or not. This is business and that’s how I attack it, strictly business and it’s not really a lifestyle. If I’m out working, I’m not really running around with a dress on. Although sometimes it’s easier…I could almost be a real life Tootsie, although I think I carried it a little further with the boob job…I’m a guy. The bottom plumbing works, but I make my living wearing a dress.” Continue reading

  • [Chicago Slices raw: Geoff Hoyle]

    [Chicago Slices raw: Geoff Hoyle]

    This video contains raw footage for the television show “Chicago Slices.” Videomaker Skip Blumberg interviews actor and comedian Geoff Hoyle. Hoyle talks about his part in the “new Vaudevillians” tradition and his interest in studying the human condition and relaying it back to his audience. Continue reading

  • [Chicago Slices raw: How To Be On TV]

    [Chicago Slices raw: How To Be On TV]

    This video begins five minutes of footage featuring everyday people on Michigan Avenue reading a promotion for the television show Chicago Slices. This is followed by footage of a Community Media Workshop hosted by various professionals who work in media, including Hank Dezutter, Tom Brune of the Chicago Sun-Times, Laurie Glenn, Valerie Denney, and Hope Daniels. This is the last day of the 6 part workshop which is designed to prep non-profit spokespersons how to effectively use media to further their cause. The workshop includes instruction and mock interviews that are recorded. Presenters play the interviews back and offer feedback to the participants.  Continue reading

  • [Chicago Slices raw: Rhonda Daniels]

    [Chicago Slices raw: Rhonda Daniels]

    Raw footage for “Chicago Slices,” a series about everyday life in Chicago. This tape features Rhonda Daniels, a cartoon artist who lives in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago. Daniels talks about her art as a way to express and educate about life in the “urban jungle” and demonstrates her artwork while she talks about the challenges of life in the city, including racism, drugs, crime, and poverty. Continue reading

  • [Chicago Slices raw: Personal Shopper #2]

    [Chicago Slices raw: Personal Shopper #2]

    Raw footage for “Chicago Slices,” a series documenting life in and around Chicago. Skip Blumberg continues to interview Linda Jarnig, a “Personal Touch” sales person about shopping for people who don’t have time to shop for themselves. This is a continuation of footage from a previous tape. Continue reading

  • Chicago Slices, episode 9302

    Chicago Slices, episode 9302

    Episode 9302 of the show featuring everyday Chicagoans. Continue reading

  • [Chicago Slices raw: Women Of The Kennedy #1]

    [Chicago Slices raw: Women Of The Kennedy #1]

    This video contains raw footage for the television show “Chicago Slices.” On this tape, Skip Blumberg and Tom Weinberg interview a number of women working on the reconstruction of the Kennedy Expressway in Chicago, IL. Continue reading

  • [Chicago Slices raw: Bruce Campbell]

    [Chicago Slices raw: Bruce Campbell]

    This video contains raw footage for the television show “Chicago Slices.” Doug Sawyer talks to Hollywood producer Bruce Campbell about his upcoming projects. Campbell gives a speech emphasizing his dubious celebrity connections. Sawyer is confrontational, questioning many of Campbell’s claims. The tape ends right after Sawyer catches him in a lie about his connection to Roger Ebert. Continue reading