The Chicago Way w/John Kass: The story of ‘Slim the Legman’ and the VP Pinata

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View of typical Pinatas at a workshop in Xochimilco, Mexico City, on December 15, 2020. – In the midst of a rebound in COVID-19 infections, which shot hospital occupancy to 82% in the capital, people keeps on buying flowers and typical pinatas for the Christmas season, challenging the gloomy forecasts due to the economic crisis. (Photo by CLAUDIO CRUZ / AFP) (Photo by CLAUDIO CRUZ/AFP via Getty Images)

The Chicago Way w/John Kass (07/15/2021): During the COVID-19 pandemic, John Kass & Jeff Carlin continue to podcast socially distanced from secure locations. In this episode, Liam T.A.X.F. Ford, aka. ‘Slim the Legman’ joins the conversation to talk about changes in newspaper media over the years, working with Kass as a legman, and life as an apiarist. Plus, Kasso wonders where he can get his hands on VP Pinata to distract people from their problems. Check out more Kasso at

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