Individual Author Record
Name: Richard RoeperPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Born: October 17, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionRoeper was born in Chicago and graduated from Illinois State University. He currently resides in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationPoeper is a columnist and film critic. He was a freelance writer from 1982- 87 and has been a syndicated columnist for the ''Chicago Sun-Times'' since 1987. He was a commentator for seven years for ''Fox Thing in the Morning'' and WFLD-TV, Chicago. He has been the cohost and a film critic for the ''Ebert & Roeper Show''. He has also served as radio talk-show host on WLS-FM and WLUP-FM and panelist on National Public Radio's ''Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me!''He has also been a contributor to periodicals including: USA Today, TV Guide, Entertainment Weekly, and Esquire.
*''He Rents, She Rents, The Ultimate Guide to the Best Women`s Films and Guy Movies '', St. Martin`s Griffen, 1999*''Urban Legends, The Truth Behind All Those Deliciously Entertaining Myths That Are Absolutely, Positively, 100% Not True'', New Page Books, 2001*''Hollywood Urban Legends, The Truth Behind All Those Delightfully Persistent Myths of Films, Television, and Music '', New Page Books, 2001*''Ten Sure Signs a Movie Character is Doomed, and Other Surprising Movie Lists'', Hyperion Press, 2003*''Schlock Value: Hollywood at Its Worst,'' Hyperion, 2004*''Sox and the City: A Fan's Love Affair with the White Sox from the Heartbreak of '67 to the Wizards of Oz,'' Chicago Review Press, 2006*''Debunked!: Conspiracy Theories, Urban Legends, and Evil Plots of the 21st Century'', Chicago Review Press, 2008