Pen Name: Stump Connolly
Genres: Non-Fiction, Memoir, Humor And Comedy
Email: See website for contact information
Jacobs lives in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
Jacobs has been a reporter, filmmaker, political consultant and community activist for 40 years. He started his career as the urban affairs reporter for The Chicago Sun-Times in 1972, leaving four years later to pursue video journalism. As an independent documentary producer, he co-founded the Center for New Television and Independent Programming Associates. His video documentaries have been seen on PBS and A & E Television and include True Life Video Stories, Royko at The Goat, Those Grede Girls, and Saudi Arabia: A Complicated Ally. Under the pseudonym Stump Connolly, he also brought his humor to the 1996, 2004 and 2008 presidential campaigns in three books: STUMP, a Campaign Journal ; Talk's Cheap, Let's Race!; and The Long Slog: A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The White House.
- A Campaign Journal , Dead Tree Press, 1997
- Talk's Cheap, Let's Race!, Dead Tree Press, 2007
- The Long Slog: A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The White House, Dead Tree Press, 2009
- Never Leave Your Block: Adventures in Urban Living, Dead Tree Press, 2012
- Famous Ski Hills in Wisconsin: (And Other Delusions of Grandeur), Dead Tree Press, 2014
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
STUMP, A Campaign Journal
Release Date: 1997-08-01
Talk's Cheap, Let's Race!
Release Date: 2007-11-07
Never Leave Your Block: Adventures in Urban Living
Release Date: 2012-09-14
Famous Ski Hills in Wisconsin: (And Other Delusions of Grandeur)
Release Date: 2014-01-21
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)
Dead Tree Press
2326 W. Medill Ave.
Chicago, IL 60647
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