Pay-to-Play: Toss A Shoe at Blago

Event benefits Neediest Kids Fund

Inspired by the recent throwing of a shoe at President Bush's head, a Chicago radio station gave pedestrians on Michigan Avenue a chance to take a shot at Gov. Rod Blagojevich early Monday morning.

WGN Radio morning host John Williams and his colleague Dan Deibert positioned a life-sized cutout of Blago and a box of old shoes outside their Showcase Studio from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and invited passers-by to try their hand at a "Pay to Play" game -- three throws for a dollar.

The event raised funds for the WGN Radio Neediest Kids Fund and gave several anxious citizens an outlet for their growing frustration.

A related game that's recently hit the Web allows those frustrated with President George Bush and his administration a similar opportunity, but can be played in the warm comfort of your home or office.  Try your hand at the shoe throwing event, which is apparently growing in popularity.

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