His Life for a Bicycle A bicycle is missing: a man’s red 27-inch Schwinn Sprint ten-speed, serial number 4653563, that cost $184.57 new. Spot this bike in the next few […]
Promises of the Times Putting out a magazine is a simple thing. You fill it with wonderful stuff and watch people line up to read it. The founders of Chicago […]
Black Ink at the Sun-Times: How Much Is Enough? The other day, Professor William Sampson drove to Des Moines, Iowa, to pick up his daughter from college. Three times he […]
Going Around in Art Circles “How do you do, my darling?” Tricia Klinkhamer greeted her guests–mostly artists and poets–at the Avalon Niteclub last week. It was the first in a […]
Animal Fuss Mary Nissenson kept walking out of the editing room at CBS. “I can’t watch this anymore,” she’d say, then disappear, then return to check on us. We were […]
Gay Paper Divides Again Jeff McCourt was telling us that half of each week’s 22,000-some copies of Windy City Times get distributed in 77 bars. And all but seven of […]
James Park Sloan Writes Again In the mid-60s, when the ideals of collective living and mass protest held many of us in thrall, James Park Sloan dropped out of Harvard […]
Acting Playwright When we first encountered Neil Gray Giuntoli last October, he was portraying a murderous scumbag named T.J. Rael in a storefront theater on Clybourn Avenue a few doors […]
A Name We Can Trust We have been following the Sun-Times’s search for a new Miss Lonelyhearts, and the other day we thought we met the one. Her name was […]
Lighten Up, Harold Memo to the mayor. Call 573-8700. What we hear from the campaign trail is that Harold Washington isn’t letting up for a minute. Crowds galvanize him. While […]
Set in the early 1970s, before all men became brothers, this self-congratulatory saga of a Virginia town facing integration on the gridiron is said to be based on actual events. […]
The End of an Error: Reminiscences From Four Reformers Who Helped Her Beat the Machine—and Watched Her Join It
The Sun-Times‘s senior sports columnist scores his colleagues, his competitors, and his employers.
What did Jane tell Mike about what Mike told Bill to do about Mike because of what he said about Bill?