Reader senior writer Ben Joravsky riffs on the day's stories with his celebrated humor, insight, and honesty, and interviews politicians, activists, journalists and other political know-it-alls. Presented by the Chicago Reader, the show is available by 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays at chicagoreader.com/joravsky or on the Reader's YouTube channel—or wherever you podcast. Don't miss Oh, What a Week!--the Friday feature in which Ben & special guests review the week's top stories. Also, bonus interviews drop on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays. Reader podcasts are recorded on Shure microphones. Learn more at Shure.com.
On August 3, Cook County Chief Judge Evans joined Maya Dukmasova and Ben at their monthly talk show at the Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia. Among the topics of discussion—are Mayor Lightfoot & Police Chief scapegoating judges for shootings in Chicago? Also, Evan’s talks about his days as Mayor Washington’s floor leader during Council Wars. And he has a thing or two to say about his old fourth ward rival, President Toni Preckwinkle.