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Episode #195: Dean Jobb (Journalism Professor, “Empire of Deception”)

Dean Jobb (Journalism Professor, “Empire of Deception: The Incredible Story of a Master Swindler Who Seduced a City and Captivated the Nation”) joins the show. We discuss how Leo Koretz pulled off one of the largest and most expensive scams

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Episode #172: Mike Thomas

Mike Thomas (“You Might Remember Me: The Life and Times of Phil Hartman”) joins the show. We discuss the remarkable career of comedian and actor Phil Hartman who had his life tragically cut short.     Show Notes You can

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Episode #102: Bill Chastain

Bill Chastain (MLB.com, “Hack’s 191: Hack Wilson and His Incredible 1930 Season”) joins the show. We discuss Hack Wilson’s incredible RBI record that has survived decades, including the Steroid Era. Despite his own vices, Wilson put up one of the

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Episode #83: Jonathan Eig

Jonathan Eig (“Get Capone: The Secret Plot That Captured America’s Most Wanted Gangster” and Editor-in-Chief, Co-Founder of ChicagoSide Sports) joins the show. Show Notes: You can purchase Get Capone¬†wherever books are sold. The Chicago Gangland Tour app is available in

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