Part 2 of our series on boxing has just been posted. Read "Lewus" by Mike Sack.
2018 Rosemont Rumble at Allstate Arena
Photo by Alyssa Stone
Janice Law joined us this morning to talk about her long part-time career as novelist and writer. More than half of her twenty-five published books were devoted to two separate mystery series: Anna Peters and Francis Bacon. She also happened to birth the producer of our radio show, Jamie Trecker. She is an amazing woman and absolutely hypnotic to listen to. Tune in.
Tomorrow, July 19, we will be at The Dial bookstore for our monthly live show. Adam Morgan, Editor-in-Chief of Chicago Review of Books, will be our guest, and we will be discussing the recent reprinting of the famous Chicago novel, The Cliff-Dwellers. It's free entry, so come on by! The Dial is located on the second floor of the Fine Arts Building, 410 South Michigan Avenue. The show will begin at 7pm.
New episode with Sergio de la Pava, author of Lost Empress, is up!
We are INSANELY excited and grateful to be hosting author Sergio de la Pava on our radio show this Sunday, July 15. He is most recently the author of Lost Empress. He is also a New York City public defender. Lost Empress uses the New York criminal justice system, professional football, working class characters, extremely wealthy characters, and broad scientific knowledge to explore ideas and meaning in the 21st century.
Pilsen Community Books hosted us again last night, this time with author Megan Stielstra. Thank you, everyone! Check the Radio page.
A new Eye 94 Original is up! Jeremy Kitchen throttles punk PCness in "The Eight-Legged Tyranny of Tarantula: Fighting Fascism with C.H.E.W.Y."
Join us this Thursday at Pilsen Community Books when we host Megan Stielstra, author of The Wrong Way to Save Your Life, a book of essays. The event begins at 7pm.
We spoke with Nafissa Thompson-Spires today about her new collection of stories, Heads of the Colored People. Check it out!
New show with author Jim Elledge posted!
This Sunday, June 3, we'll be hosting Jim Elledge, author of The Boys of Fairy Town: Sodomites, Female Impersonators,
Third-Sexers, Pansies, Queers, and Sex Morons in Chicago's First Century. Chicago, tune in at 11am on WLPN 105.5 FM.
Non-Chicago: stream live on the Lumpen Radio website.
Last night we taped a show in front of a live audience hosting Dominic A. Pacyga, author of Slaughterhouse: Chicago's Union Stock Yard and the World it Made. Many thanks to Dominic and, as always, Pilsen Community Books. Check it.
Thank you to Chad Sainson for contributing his "303: A Laker's Miniature Memoir" to Eye 94 Originals
Today we had Joe Peterson in the Lumpen studios to talk about his novel, Gunmetal Blue, published by Chicago indie press Tortoise Books. Check it.
A set of three poems, "Domesticity", by Lauren Duquette (a new Eye 94 Original)
We have a new Eye 94 Original up from Jeremy Kitchen -- "Deny Everything!: The Ballad of the Circle Jerks Love Child"
We had a fantastic interview with Jim Gauer, author of Novel Explosives, yesterday. The episode has been posted.
This Sunday, April 15, we'll be hosting Jim Gauer, author of Novel Explosives, on the air waves. Explosives has been praised by acclaimed literary critics Steven Moore, Michael Silverblatt, and Jeff Bursey. The novel was published by Zerogram Press.
Chicago, tune in to 105.5 FM, WLPN, Lumpen Radio at 11am. World, stream live at the Lumpen website.
Our Pilsen Community Books show with Michael P. Daley on his book, Bobby BlueJacket, is posted. Chicagoans, tune in to 105.5 FM on Sunday or Thursday at 11am to hear the interview, or stream live from the Lumpen Radio website.
New Eye 94 Original! "The Fight Game" by Mike Sack.
Eye 94 Radio will be LIVE from Pilsen Community Books tomorrow night at 7pm! Come support your local bookstore.
This Thursday, March 29, we'll be hosting another live taping of Eye 94 at Pilsen Community Books. Our guest will be author Michael P. Daley. His book, Bobby BlueJacket: The Tribe, The Joint, The Tulsa Underworld, was released earlier this year by First To Knock. The show will start shortly after 7pm.
Eye 94 co-founder Jeremy Kitchen was featured yesterday in an article for the Chicago Reader. The profile was written by local writer Dmitry Samarov, whom we hosted on the 23 April 2017 episode of Eye 94 Radio. Check them both out!