This past Saturday was out of the ordinary in no small way. To start, I went to a Cubs game at Wrigley Field. Me. Mike Knezovich, lifelong White Sox fan. I went because our good friend Denny Wills has season tickets this year, and he’s not a casual fan—he’s a supremely knowledgeable baseball fan who […]
A short story writer asks me for “expert” advice on his lead character, who is blind.
A few days ago the LA Kings finished off the NY Rangers in the National Hockey League Stanley Cup Finals. Last night, the San Antonio Spurs dispatched LeBron James and the Miami Heat in the National Basketball Association Finals. NFL training camps are still a ways off. Ordinarily this would begin the best time of summer […]
A writer in one of the memoir classes I lead will be on stage reading a piece at Goodman Theatre in Chicago.
A paralyzed teenager is using an exoskeleton to do the World Cup’s ceremonial opening kick , and what a colleague at my part-time job who is paralyzed thinks about that.