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Chicago Hype Exchange: Charting the Capricious Contours of Celebrity

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This week’s biggest gainers:

1
Ron Santo
Heels are clicking in heaven over your arrival.

2
Renée Fleming
With Oprah on her way out, this town needed a real diva.

3
Andrew Mason
Grouponmania.

4
Joe Mansueto
Now that you’ve taken the Buffett Billionaire Pledge, will other Chicago fat cats follow?

5
Carlos Boozer
Not saying your arrival off the injured list is why the Bulls are so hot, but the timing’s saying something.

This week’s biggest losers:

1
Jay Cutler
Tom Brady. So that’s what a Hall of Fame quarterback looks like.

2
Lovie Smith
Worst half of Bears football ever.  Now that’s a resume builder.

3
Joseph Berrios
You won the election, so you get to hire the whole family, right? Up yours, reformers!

4
Brenda Starr
Newspapers must be in trouble when their best-known fictional reporter hangs it up.

5
Rahm Emanuel
Don’t ditch debates, Rahm. It makes you look aloof, not like a real resident.

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