Friday, June 10, 2022

Richard Milne

 All the best to Richard Milne, signing off today after many years at WXRT. I got a chance to interview him a few years ago for Illinois Entertainer.

You can read that interview here.

Eckhartz Everyday


*On this day in 2014, Eckhartz Press released Best Seat in the House: Diary of a Wrigley Field Usher by Bruce Bohrer.

Thursday, June 09, 2022


 Yes, I've been gone for a few weeks. I was in Ireland with my lovely bride, celebrating our 30th anniversary (a little late). What a beautiful country...

Joseph Nye Welch

Eckhartz Everyday

 *On this day in 2014, six Eckhartz Press authors appeared at the Printers Row Litfest: Joel Daly (The Daly News), Rick Kaempfer (The Living Wills), Dave Stern (The Balding Handbook), Chuck Quinzio (Life Behind the Camera), Randy Richardson (Cheeseland and Lost in the Ivy) and Dan Burns (Recalled to Life). To see a photo gallery, click here.

Wednesday, June 08, 2022

Eckhartz Everyday

 *Happy birthday to Eckhartz Press author Russ Fahrner (Embrace Retirement)

*On this day in 2017, Eckhartz Press author Mark Gelinas (GelStrong) appeared on television to talk about his struggle with pancreatic cancer...

Tuesday, June 07, 2022

Eckhartz Everyday

 *On this day in 2021, Eckhartz Press author Margaret Larkin got the first copy of her debut novel, Wicker Park Wishes.

*On this day in 2020, Eckhartz Press author Roger Badesch appeared on the Rick Kogan show to promote his book The Unplanned Life.

*On this day in 2014, Judge Michael Bender appeared on this podcast to promote his Eckhartz Press book, Protecting Children.

Monday, June 06, 2022

Eckhartz Everyday


*On this day in 2015, Eckhartz Press authors Rick Kaempfer (Father Knows Nothing), Joel Daly (The Daly News) and John Records Landecker (Records Truly is My Middle Name) headlined the 2015 Printer’s Row Lit Fest.