Roger Adler played the mulleted guitarist who jams with a piano-playing Bill Murray on a joyful boogie-woogie number in “Groundhog Day.”He also was a busy producer and composer who performed in many commercials and served as music director for WTTW’s whimsical “Wild Chicago” show. Mr. Adler, 63, died Oct. 5 of complications from diabetes at the Woodstock home of his daughter Nickie Adler. “Super amount of respect for him,” said Ides of March organist Scott May.
For many relatives, friends and friends of friends who left the South’s cotton fields and farms for factories in Chicago, Leola White’s home was the first stop on the way to a better life. Over the decades, her sister, three brothers and a couple of hundred more people journeyed north from Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee, stopping to sleep on her sofa or spare bed until they saved enough money for a place of their own.
When a VIP wanted a tour of the Sears Tower, or “SpiderDan” Goodwin used window suction cups to climb it, or many of its 110 floors filled with new tenants during the Sears move to Hoffman Estates, Phil Chinn was in charge. Mr. Chinn, 83, who rose to be a vice president of Sears corporate properties, died Saturday at the Clare senior living community. He had been diagnosed with prostate cancer 23 years ago, said his stepdaughter Anne Pradzinski.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".