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Sinatra vs. Royko

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Evil ... Thy name is Orville Redenbacher!!, May 7, 2014.

  1. http://www.lettersofnote.com/2009/11/youre-nothing-but-pimp.html

    Sinatra sent Rokyo a letter after the columnist ripped into him.

  2. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    I can't wait to drop this line on someone: I don't understand why people don't spit in your eye three or four times a day.
  3. To be fair to Royko, calling someone to confirm facts is hard.
  4. mateen

    mateen Active Member

    The letters site - which is quite entertaining - makes it seem that Sinatra's letter was the last word. Royko answered with a column:

  5. Another reason Royko was one of my must-read guys growing up.
    Thanks for posting that.
  6. Liut

    Liut Well-Known Member

    Anyone interested in Mike Royko should try to snare Dick Ciccone's book. Fascinating insight into the talents and demons of the man.
  7. Liut

    Liut Well-Known Member

    My previous post appeared twice. Sorry.
  8. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Why not just delete the second post?
  9. Liut

    Liut Well-Known Member

    I tried to but cannot.
  10. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    Edit it more stylishly in the future - just cut it down to "." like Ralph Smith would.
  11. Walter Burns

    Walter Burns Member

    I don't think that's even the best Frank Sinatra letter on that site:

  12. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    That one was really good.

    Too bad the subject of the letter failed to heed its solid advice.
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