Great news: The Heckler’s January issue has hit the streets just in time for the Cubs Convention. Once again, The Heckler will have a booth at the Hilton (No. 58 in the NW Hall.) We’ll also be Tweeting like crazy, because that’s what everyone else is doing. 

This issue also has four pages of the best unbelieveable baseball coverage of 2009. We’re not going to tell you where it is so you’ll just have to find it yourself.

Among this issue’s headlines
Cubs Convention news
Cubs add ice rink to Hilton ballroom; $20 for skate rental ensures fun times for wealthy families attending Convention

Woo-Woo offers autograph-for-cheeseburger swap 

Scott Boras sets up Convention booth hoping to unload his remaining free agents on Hendry 

Kitty O’Sheas unveils $24 ‘Convention fries’ 

Silva, Gray meet-and-greet highlights weekend 

Santo makes first Convention appearance without toupee 

Local woman still waiting for Mark Grace’s phone call after ’92 Convention hookup  

Brenly puts extra coat of polish on World Series ring

Other Cubs news
Wrigley bathrooms to go all trough, no toilet, even in the ladies rooms

Milton Bradley banned from Seattle’s space needle 

Lilly rehab ahead of schedule for 2011 return 

Milton Bradley works The Heckler booth at Convention 

Cubs trade Byrd and Silva for Bradley

White Sox news

Ken Harrelson thrilled by HOF selection; Sox announcer too stupid to realize he’s the wrong ‘Hawk’

SoxFest panel: ‘Winning with 4 Mediocre OFs’ 

Economy forces SoxFest cancellation 

MTV announces plans to film a ‘Jersey Shore’-style reality show at Sox Park

Other sports news

Free-spending Yanks sign World Series trophy to 3-year, $800 million contract

Blackhawks add honorary goaltender promo to protect late eight-goal leads 

Blackhawks name Madden first-half MVP for partying skills 

Bulls game Kiss Cam more watched than Bulls game 

Jones, Benson power Bears to playoffs

Stuff we didn’t make up
A great one-on-one with Sun-Times’ Cubs beat writer Gordon Wittenmyer

Loco Rob has a rant for you to read

Brad Zibung
Founder & Publisher

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