• Chris Ware Self-Portrait

Longtime pals Matt Groening and Lynda Barry participated in a Chicago Humanities Festival event at UIC, which CHF marketing and communications associate director Jara Kern says drew the largest single festival turnout ever.

I don’t know if the auditorium at Parker can hold that kind of turnout, but tomorrow the two will return for a CHF panel discussion moderated by the Reader’s Michael Miner.