This article by Robert Loerzel was originally published in Pioneer Press and the Chicago Sun-Times on September 1, 2011. In case you doubted Richard Thompson’s impressive credentials as a singer, songwriter and guitarist, he now has an official stamp of approval — from England’s Queen Elizabeth. The British musician … received the Order of the… Continue reading Richard Thompson Q&A
This review by Robert Loerzel originally appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times on October 11, 2009. The Man Who Looked Books Too Much By Allison Hoover Bartlett (Riverhead) John Gilkey is a convicted thief from California who bought stuff using other people’s credit-card numbers. There’s nothing especially dramatic or shocking about Gilkey’s crimes, although he did… Continue reading Book review: ‘The Man Who Looked Books Too Much’
This article by Robert Loerzel originally appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times on April 6, 2008. Husbands suspected of killing their wives seem to be in the news almost constantly these days. A new book by defense lawyer F. Lee Bailey and Kenosha journalist Jean Rabe compiles some of the most famous spousal murder cases into… Continue reading F. Lee Bailey Q&A
This map — researched and written by Robert Loerzel — originally appeared in Pioneer Press and the Chicago Sun-Times in February 2006.