Realization after I finished filing stories for the day

ryokoI’m from Chicago. I’m a journalist. My dad’s an immigrant. I go out drinking with my friends at a dive called Christina’s Place on a regular basis. Throughout my childhood I worked at my parents’ bar in West Humboldt Park.

Mike Royko was from Chicago. He was a journalist. His dad was an immigrant. He went out drinking with his friends at a dive called The Billy Goat on a regular basis. Throughout his childhood he worked at his parents’ bar in Bucktown.

Coincidence?

You tell me if you’re so damn smart.Ω