For the uninitiated: Mike Royko was the most famous columnist in Chicago, working for three of its papers from the 1960s until his death in 1997. He was a great storyteller, a devoted player of Chicago's 16-inch softball, a great drunk. Here he hits for that cycle, at the Billy Goat Tavern. I don't care if it is seven in the morning—pour yourself a beer and give this a listen.
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