Author Archives: Scott Smith

About Scott Smith

Chicagoan, husband, father, writer.

Everything you need to know for The Frunchroom, Volume XIII

We’re three years into The Frunchroom. We must be doing something right because they’re even using the name for fancy North Side restaurants now. It’s all thanks to YOU for showing up at our shows, our readers for sharing their … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Colleen Hart-Kozubowski

Our 3rd anniversary show is going to be fun. And funny. One of the people bringing the funny that night is Colleen Hart-Kozubowski. Aside from brief stints in Central Illinois and Washington, D.C., Colleen is a lifelong resident of Beverly, and … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Tamar Manasseh

Our goal with The Frunchroom is to provide a mix of perspectives: from the person who’s lived on the South Side for years to the newly arrived; from the South Loop to the 10th Ward. Our next reader, Tamar Manasseh, … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Ricardo “Rick” Muñoz

Too often we think about politicians as separate from than the average person. Over the past year, as organizations line Run for Something and She Should Run have shown, the lines we’ve drawn between the governed and those that govern are … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Claire Zulkey

It was with some mild consternation that I realized we will have not one, but two readers from the North Side at the Frunchroom’s 3rd anniversary show. Luckily, they’re pretty great. And one of them is Claire Zulkey. Claire was raised … Continue reading

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Podcast, Volume 8: Write your way out edition (plus show notes)

It was a simpler time…the last night of the Obama administration. And the setting for Volume 8 of The Frunchroom. Our readers are: John Chatz Blogger, tech consultant, softball player and father to many Eric Charles May Writer, professor, Sox … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Edward McClelland

Are all the Frunchroom shows good? Well, you can be the judge of that, but we try to make it so. Our anniversary shows, however, tend to be extra-special – thanks, in part, to our co-producer The Beverly Area Arts … Continue reading

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