Posted inArts & Culture

Joking Around: a stand-up guy

When Raymond Lambert’s friends were complaining a few years ago that they couldn’t find work, his natural response was to try to help them out. Lambert, a native of Wilmington, Delaware, had came to Chicago in 1989 to work in banking. Through a friend he became involved in a volunteer program speaking to schoolchildren about […]

Posted inNews & Politics

Insulting to Women

To the editors: I am writing to voice my objection to the publication of Paul Pekin’s “Woman in Custody” [June 19]. Clearly, the piece conveys an attitude that is dehumanizing to women; by printing it the Reader gives it a credibility it does not deserve. While the story seems like so much fluff, its lack […]