It was bound to happen at some point after moving to Chicago but I’m spending the day in a Cook County Circuit Court today along with my fellow Cook County registered voter citizens for jury duty cattle call. Nonetheless, this might be a worthwhile happenstance as it convinced me to postpone what was originally scheduled for today’s post in order to set up a little experiment…
Take a moment and head over to Proper Discord and read the post titled Get Off The Podium. I’m not going to give you any indication as to what it’s about but what I will say is tomorrow’s post examines this article and reactions to it elsewhere on the web, so familiarizing yourself now without predisposition will be a good thing.
Thanks to the Marc “Marathon Man” Geelhoed over at Deceptively Simple for pointing out the article at his Facebook page otherwise I would have completely missed it.
Postscript: According to the Cook County Juror FAQ, the current pay for serving on a jury is $17.20. I didn’t think there were many activities that were more lucrative than serving on an audition committee but there you go.