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The John Williams Show Full Podcast 11.15.17: Jeff Sessions, prehistoric shark, Trump tweets

Jeff Sessions gives a questionable testimony in Tuesday’s Congressional hearing. John learns the details from Washington Post National Correspondent Phillip Bump. Plus, John tries to understand another set of odd tweets from President Trump, who doesn’t seem to have a habit of proofreading. 50 more words

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University of Chicago Professor Michael Coates: "With that kind of set of teeth, you can't eat anything bigger than your head"

University of Chicago Professor Michael Coates describes the pre-historic era shark found on the coast of Portugal last week, with rows and rows of hook teeth. 36 more words

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Two scholastic stars from the Quad Cities recognized in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois — Two Quad Cities scholars who are among the very best and brightest in the state of Illinois recognized Saturday, Nov. 11 at the state capitol. 151 more words


The Opening Bell 11/13/17: One of Chicago's Most Iconic Brands - Lou Malnati's

Deep dish pizza is part of Chicago’s identity, so controlling one of the most iconic pizzerias in the country holds a lot of pressure. Steve sat down with a deep dive conversation with Mark Agnew (CEO of… 65 more words

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Chicago Diarist: Leave the Kierkegaard. Take the Stereo

(Note: I wrote this in March, 2005. I repost it for Kierkegaard’s commemoration tomorrow)

Last night a friend I hadn’t seen in some months happened to be in Hyde Park just as I was winding down from a long shift of paper-writing. 317 more words


Thus Does the God Stand Upon the Earth

(Note: I preached this sermon in May, 2007, at the University of Chicago’s Bond Chapel. I repost it for Kierkegaard’s commemoration tomorrow).

A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Luke : 1,711 more words


Jobs Related Public Service Announcements

Job season is upon us. Now is probably a good time to give applicants (and letter writers!) a few pointers. Of course, there are many other sources of advice on this topic, so let me try to narrow the focus on suggestions that you might not find elsewhere. 971 more words