Archives for November 2008

By Any Other Name . . .

It happens all the time. Actors ask me, “Do you think I should change my name?” To be honest, asking anyone with a name like mine (‘McClanaghan’) is sort of a silly question, don’t you think? Frankly, unless someone in SAG already has your name, … [Read more...]

In Memory of a Legend

We lost Studs Terkel this past week. He was ninety-some-odd years old, a Chicago icon and a national treasure. (No kidding. He literally was.) I met him at a bus stop many years ago and he had me follow him to his office off Michigan Avenue, only … [Read more...]