During all the reports of the taping of the last Bozo’s Circus show, we were informed over and over again of the omnipresent Billy Corgan’s great affection for the beloved clown, and how he just had to appear on the final broadcast. (Why wasn’t Bozo invited to jam with the Pumpkins during their own farewell […]
Jack and Mary Rybski’s treasure trove for the intrepid book hunter.
My dry cleaner is going out of business, and life just isn’t going to be the same.
How a professional barhopper hustled his way into the high life
By Paul Turner In an area full of bars that seem to have purchased a consonant a la Wheel of Fortune and converted themselves into barns, herding Cub fans in and feeding them beer in souvenir plastic cups, Jimmy and Tai’s Wrigleyville Tap has always stood as a beacon of civility, a refuge from the […]
A Newspaper Illustrator’s Career in Pictures
The thriving if sinful city of Cairo seemed destined for greatness. What went wrong?
Cairo, Illinois To get to Cairo, at the southern tip of Illinois, just north of where the Ohio River meets the Mississippi, take I-57 south about 375 miles, all the way through Illinois to exit 1–right off the ramp is a relatively clean and cheap Days Inn (618-734-0215) if you decide to stay. Take a […]