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About me

Gender Male
Occupation Retired journalist
Location Lake Barrington, Illinois, United States
Introduction Jim Szantor was managing editor of Down Beat magazine for three years and a Chicago Tribune editor-writer for 27 years. He is the author of "A Portrait of Bill Chase" (Great-Music, 2007) and "Lol-i-Gags: One-Liners, Irreverent Opinions, Fun Factoids and Astute Observations About Our Wild and Wacky World" (MavenMark Books, 2014).
Interests Music, baseball, current affairs, health issues
Favorite Movies "Once Upon a Time in America, " "On the Waterfront" and "The Grapes of Wrath."
Favorite Music Jazz, classical, new age
Favorite Books "Thinking, Fast and Slow, " by Daniel Kahneman, "The Time Paradox, " "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance" and "American Popular Music."