3 things Chicago: Saturday

Saturday, July 28, 2012
1. OLYMPIC MISSTEPS. NBC's catching heck today for not knowing the guy who created the World Wide Web ... and for not using the Web in a 21st Century way to cover the opening ceremony.

2. FOUND 'IM. Long-missing congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.'s in Minnesota, at the Mayo Clinic. His ailments, the clinic says: depression and gastrointestinal issues.

3. BRAVO. Journalist John Conroy's play, "My Kind of Town," based on his groundbreaking reporting about Chicago police torture, is a sellout through this, its final weekend. But cancellation and wait-list tickets may be available. Highly recommended. Excerpts from my interview with him back when the show opened:

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