The Peorian Rewind: Peoria's Wild Days: A Chat with Norm Kelly

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An interview with Norm Kelly, local historian and author whose talks about Peoria's wild past are very popular.


We introduce the show's topic, Norm Kelly, and bring out the author, historian and popular story teller to discuss his style of speaking and story telling and why it is so popular. We discuss his penchant for talking about the bawdy days in Peoria history. Also included is Kevin Kizer's literary segment. This week he talks about author David Foster Wallace, who may be deceased but it more active than ever.


After Show

We talk about why Norm plans to retire from the speaking circuit as well as from writing novels. Also, which of his books and stories were his favorite?