Tag Archives: Wednesday Journal

The Story Behind `Super Skateboarder Stopper’

A quarter-century ago, I was fooled–hook, line and sinker–by an April Fool’s story in Sports Illustrated. It was about “Sidd Finch,” a newcomer to the baseball scene purported to be able to hurl the ball 168 mph, or roughly 68 mph faster than anybody else. And I like pulling legs as much as anyone else–and […]

Video Persuades, Supports Media

Today there is a nice human-interest profile on Keeli Mickus (pictured with son, Hank) in the Wednesday Journal of Oak Park and River Forest. In addition to reporter Terry Dean’s story, on its web site the Wednesday Journal prominently displayed three videos that I shot during an appointment that Keeli, a patient of Scheck & […]