FOF #2529 – Is This Goodbye?

Sep 17, 2017 · 13974 views
Fausto Fernós, Eric Clements & Marc Felion want you to support Cooking with Drag Queens or we will move to your city. Photo: Fausto Fernós.

Fausto Fernós, Eric Clements & Marc Felion want you to support Cooking with Drag Queens or we will move to your city. Photo: Fausto Fernós.

Chicago has long been the place people come to make something of themselves before moving elsewhere- students, immigrants, and artists all come to the Windy City to work on their craft and when they are ready, they move on, just like Oprah.

For many, it’s a bittersweet goodbye to the city that supported them, but for comedian Eric Barry, his farewell isn’t so fond. He thinks the Second City is so shitty that he penned a “Goodbye Chicago” piece about his terrible experience living here. But what he didn’t expect was that so many people would put him on blast- including us, who had our own unusual encounter with the guy.

Joining us today is comedian and copywriter Eric Clements to talk about the uproar the Chicago breakup letter is causing and why folks are eagerly rushing to defend the city known as the Hog Butcher to the World.

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  1. colaboy29 says:

    This subject makes me think of a great saying I just heard recently: If you keep going to parties and everyone is always an asshole, maybe they aren’t ones who are the asshole.

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