Author Archives: Scott Smith

About Scott Smith

Chicagoan, husband, father, writer.

Podcast: Vol. 9, The 2nd Anniversary Shows; Parts I and II (plus show notes)

Subscribe to The Frunchroom podcast in iTunes here It’s the next two episodes of The Frunchroom podcast…18 months later. You can listen to the podcast for an explanation of why it’s been so long. Together they make up Volume 9 … Continue reading

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Everything you need to know about The Frunchroom, Vol. 19

Another Art Walk Week is upon us and with it comes a Tuesday Frunchroom – on September 17th. We’re also welcoming Bookie’s back for some pre-and-post-show book sales. They’ll be selling copies of The Chicago Neighborhood Guidebook and other books … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Evelyn Venegas

Evelyn Venegas Cuzco, is the Family Support Network Coordinator at the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR). In her current role, Ms. Venegas oversees the family support network hotline and conducts training and presentations about current immigration issues and … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Lee Bey

Lee Bey is a photographer, writer, lecturer and consultant whose work deals in the documentation and interpretation of the built environment—and the often complex political, social and racial forces that shape spaces and places. His architectural photography has appeared in … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Don Hayner

Storytelling is often about documenting the world around us. One of the readers at this week’s Frunchroom knows all about that. Don Hayner is the retired editor in chief of the Chicago Sun-Times where he managed and directed coverage of … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Karen Clanton

We’ve had our fair share of lawyers at Frunchroom. Perhaps because lawyers know how to weave a narrative and reveal something from a different perspective than the conventional wisdom. Karen Clanton is an attorney whose law degree did not stifle … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Veronica Arreola

If you remember nothing else about this week’s Frunchroom, remember this: It’s on Tuesday, not Thursday. But there are lots of other things to remember like Tuesday is the 17th of September. And the show starts at 730pm. And it’s … Continue reading

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