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The Resource Chicago stories : 40 dramatic fictions, by Michael Czyzniejewski, (electronic resource)

Chicago stories : 40 dramatic fictions, by Michael Czyzniejewski, (electronic resource)

Label
Chicago stories : 40 dramatic fictions
Title
Chicago stories
Title remainder
40 dramatic fictions
Statement of responsibility
by Michael Czyzniejewski
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
GO4
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Czyzniejewski, Michael
Dewey number
813/.6
LC call number
PS3603.Z99
LC item number
C48 2012
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Short stories, American
  • Humorous stories, American
  • American wit and humor
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Label
Chicago stories : 40 dramatic fictions, by Michael Czyzniejewski, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Some of these stories previously published separately in various magazines
Contents
  • Jane Byrne discusses Edward Hopper's Nighthawks with her new neighbors, Cabrini-Green, 1981
  • During a brief commercial break, Wizzo the Wizard pitches a rock opera/concept album to special guest Billy Corgan
  • In his best-selling autobiography, Dennis DeYoung reveals the origins of "Come sail away"
  • David Yow's 10 simple rules for keeping a smile on your face
  • Gil Scott-Heron leaves a voice mail for R. Kelly, February 3, 2002
  • Rod Blagojevich negotiates his first prison tattoo, Joliet State Penitentiary
  • The ghost of Rosetta Jackson lobbies Congress to continue funding Planned Parenthood
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton discusses the hand over the mouth
  • Mayor Daley confronts Frank Gehry in the Men's Room at the Michigan Avenue Bennigan's
  • In his Berwyn mayoral campaign speech, Rich Koz sincerely apologizes to the people of Berwyn
  • Mrs. O'Leary's ghost comforts Steve Bartman at the ruins of Meigs Field
  • The sixteen-inch softball buys a shot of Malort for the Italian beef sandwich at the end of the bar
  • David Hasselhoff enlists as an organ donor
  • On his deathbed, Ray Kroc reveals the secret behind the special sauce
  • In his last will and testament, John Hughes leaves specific instructions for a Breakfast Club sequel
  • The Water Tower suffers post-traumatic stress disorder
  • In Hell, H.H. Holmes and John Wayne Gacy talk shit about Richard Speck's tits
  • Nathan Leopold explains the Ferris wheel to Richard Loeb, Wolf Lake, 1924
  • Pat Sajak explains the many metaphors of a giant spinning wheel
  • In a prerecorded message played at his Hall of Fame induction, Ron Santo outlines the inevitable Cubs World Series championship parade
  • Steve Dahl dreams of demolitions that never were
  • Barack Obama describes his perfect bowling game to the graduating class, Arizona State University commencement, 2029
  • Upon Rhubarb's death, Ribbie laments never being honest about his true feelings
  • Sister Carrie Facebooks Frankie Machine
  • Roger Ebert critiques his second date with Oprah Winfrey
  • In his new infomercial for male enhancement tablets, Mr. T feels pity for the foolish consumer who does not call now
  • Minna and Ada Everleigh reveal what possibly could have happened to Marshall Field, Jr.
  • Jane Addams leaves Hull House for 5 bedrooms and 3.5 baths in lush suburban New Lenox
  • Eating William Wells' stout heart, Fort Dearborn, 1812
  • Unearthed at an archaeological dig, the Shawon-O-Meter speaks to the media, Harry Caray's Tavern, 2169
  • Intrigued by reincarnation, Skip Dillard embraces Buddhism
  • In a séance at Playboy's 100th anniversary party, Hugh Hefner speaks on sex in the afterlife
  • John Wentworth defends the potential awesomeness of Chicago, Wisconsin
  • With nothing left to prove, Oprah Winfrey joins the cast of Second City
  • From the grave, Carl Sandburg workshops the author's manuscript (sans this last page)
  • Ann Landers advises against the use of Twitter
  • Speaking at the Calumet City Chamber of Commerce annual luncheon, Gary Dotson tells tale of inspiration and longing
  • Jean Baptiste Point du Sable settles at the mouth of the Cuyahoga River
  • Dennis Rodman envisions his final tattoo
  • Tired of the spaceship comparisons, the new Soldier Field responds to its critics
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001367622
Dimensions
21 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
152 pages
Isbn
9780983422853
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012931479
Other physical details
illustrations, ports.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001367622
Label
Chicago stories : 40 dramatic fictions, by Michael Czyzniejewski, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Some of these stories previously published separately in various magazines
Contents
  • Jane Byrne discusses Edward Hopper's Nighthawks with her new neighbors, Cabrini-Green, 1981
  • During a brief commercial break, Wizzo the Wizard pitches a rock opera/concept album to special guest Billy Corgan
  • In his best-selling autobiography, Dennis DeYoung reveals the origins of "Come sail away"
  • David Yow's 10 simple rules for keeping a smile on your face
  • Gil Scott-Heron leaves a voice mail for R. Kelly, February 3, 2002
  • Rod Blagojevich negotiates his first prison tattoo, Joliet State Penitentiary
  • The ghost of Rosetta Jackson lobbies Congress to continue funding Planned Parenthood
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton discusses the hand over the mouth
  • Mayor Daley confronts Frank Gehry in the Men's Room at the Michigan Avenue Bennigan's
  • In his Berwyn mayoral campaign speech, Rich Koz sincerely apologizes to the people of Berwyn
  • Mrs. O'Leary's ghost comforts Steve Bartman at the ruins of Meigs Field
  • The sixteen-inch softball buys a shot of Malort for the Italian beef sandwich at the end of the bar
  • David Hasselhoff enlists as an organ donor
  • On his deathbed, Ray Kroc reveals the secret behind the special sauce
  • In his last will and testament, John Hughes leaves specific instructions for a Breakfast Club sequel
  • The Water Tower suffers post-traumatic stress disorder
  • In Hell, H.H. Holmes and John Wayne Gacy talk shit about Richard Speck's tits
  • Nathan Leopold explains the Ferris wheel to Richard Loeb, Wolf Lake, 1924
  • Pat Sajak explains the many metaphors of a giant spinning wheel
  • In a prerecorded message played at his Hall of Fame induction, Ron Santo outlines the inevitable Cubs World Series championship parade
  • Steve Dahl dreams of demolitions that never were
  • Barack Obama describes his perfect bowling game to the graduating class, Arizona State University commencement, 2029
  • Upon Rhubarb's death, Ribbie laments never being honest about his true feelings
  • Sister Carrie Facebooks Frankie Machine
  • Roger Ebert critiques his second date with Oprah Winfrey
  • In his new infomercial for male enhancement tablets, Mr. T feels pity for the foolish consumer who does not call now
  • Minna and Ada Everleigh reveal what possibly could have happened to Marshall Field, Jr.
  • Jane Addams leaves Hull House for 5 bedrooms and 3.5 baths in lush suburban New Lenox
  • Eating William Wells' stout heart, Fort Dearborn, 1812
  • Unearthed at an archaeological dig, the Shawon-O-Meter speaks to the media, Harry Caray's Tavern, 2169
  • Intrigued by reincarnation, Skip Dillard embraces Buddhism
  • In a séance at Playboy's 100th anniversary party, Hugh Hefner speaks on sex in the afterlife
  • John Wentworth defends the potential awesomeness of Chicago, Wisconsin
  • With nothing left to prove, Oprah Winfrey joins the cast of Second City
  • From the grave, Carl Sandburg workshops the author's manuscript (sans this last page)
  • Ann Landers advises against the use of Twitter
  • Speaking at the Calumet City Chamber of Commerce annual luncheon, Gary Dotson tells tale of inspiration and longing
  • Jean Baptiste Point du Sable settles at the mouth of the Cuyahoga River
  • Dennis Rodman envisions his final tattoo
  • Tired of the spaceship comparisons, the new Soldier Field responds to its critics
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001367622
Dimensions
21 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
152 pages
Isbn
9780983422853
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012931479
Other physical details
illustrations, ports.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001367622

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