The comedy routine, alas, has already left town.
Young M.A, a new series at Kusanya Cafe, Slo ’Mo’s fifth anniversary, and more music stories from around the Web
Over the past week the Reader has collected these music stories that are still worth your time today.
Rock out with your cock in
Dan asks the experts about the risks and benefits of chastity belts.
An introduction to the new Bleader
Welcome to the new Bleader
On Tom Roeser
On why I’ve spoken well of Tom Roeser’s blog.
Tribune Bloggers — Is There a Place at Chicago Now?
Why doesn’t Bernie Lincicome write for Chicago Now?
Bernie Lincicome Seeks a Role
Back in Chicago, sports columnist Bernie Lincicome wants to write again for print.
Down the cash for clunkers chain
The Wall Street Journal has a neat piece about how the Cash For Clunkers program has created a boom market for the compound officially required to kill car engines; one local chemical company is raking it in. Via the Beachwood Reporter, where there’s a good discussion of the benefits of the government program. One data […]
What Kashmir Hill said
Above the Law blogger Kashmir Hill has a great piece in response to Ian Shapira’s Gawker-is-killing-teh-journalism story. Worth reading for her delivery of just desserts to big news orgs (are dailies killing the blogs?!?), but this jumped out:
What’s Black and White and Dead All Over?
Notes on journalism’s past, present, and future prompted in part by a meeting held recently in Chicago.
Come back to tell you all, I shall tell you all: The Chicago Journalism Town Hall
Rolling it towards some overwhelming question: A lengthy blog post about the Chicago Journalism Town Hall.
Is there a teacher in the house?
You’ll laugh, then you’ll cry: a teacher tells it like it is.
Everything old is blogged again
You’ll never guess which of Illinois’ neighbors is a “failure” at teaching evolution.
Journalism is still not a profession
“Card-carrying journalist” remains an oxymoron, TG.