“Elton Jim” remembers Elvis, wants to move Chicago’s Picasso sculpture to Millennium Park, and wonders if “pop culture” is now OUR culture

Elton Jim’s Captain Pod-tastic
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In this 66th episode of “Elton Jim” Turano’s “CAPTAIN POD-TASTIC,” Jim Turano recalls learning about Elvis Presley’s death 40 years ago on Aug. 16, 1977, and how the public’s reaction may have been when “pop culture” took a more prominent place in the pre-cable news, pre-Internet, pre-social media era.  Plus, he celebrate’s Chicago’s iconic Piscasso sculpture, and calls for it to be moved from its dour, 50-year home at Daley Plaza, to the more lively, exciting, art-friendly atmosphere of Millennium Park. And in the “Pop Culture Club,” Jim and Emily Armanetti discuss if “pop culture” is becoming OUR culture.

 

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‘Elton Jim’ Turano’s ‘Captain Pod-tastic’
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“Elton Jim” Turano’s “Captain Pod-tastic” is an hour-long weekly podcast that features Jim Turano discussing and commenting on a variety of topics in the news in a style that only he can, as well as sharing the frequent and hilarious “misadventures” of his personal life. (Click for more.)
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