Current obsessions of Reckless Records buyer Dave Hofer, Gigan guitarist Eric Hersemann, and the Reader‘s Luca Cimarusti
In getting a new liver, I consider myself fortunate in one small respect in addition to the obvious big one.
Documentary photographer Danny Lyon’s The Bikeriders revs up for a long-overdue reissue.
Spring Books Issue: How Julia Glass, Colson Whitehead, and other writers are harnessing the power of the unknown in their latest books.
Cristina Henríquez crafts a powerhouse pair of immigrant oral histories in her novel The Book of Unknown Americans.
Chicago authors with spring books coming out share methods for combating writer’s block and other secrets.
Kathleen Rooney’s debut novel is rooted in her disillusioning experience as an aide to a senator from Illinois.
Author and Northwestern prof Chris Abani recommends Teju Cole’s latest novel Every Day Is for the Thief.
David Grubbs on why the experimental music of the 1960s was so rarely recorded at the time—and what changes when we listen to it today.
David Roth’s Evanston home links to his past with archival photos and a collection of analogue cameras used as decoration.
P.K. Wrigley spurned black players at a pivotal time—did his actions start the Cubs’ slide?
Current musical obsessions of Cave’s Cooper Crain and Scott McGaughey of Chandeliers
Current musical obsessions of the Owl’s Aaron Dexter, the Sueves’ Joe Schorgl, and the Reader‘s Luca Cimarusti
Boots Riley of the Coup lays some truth on straightedge Chicago party rapper ShowYouSuck.
Takashi pastry chef Courtney Joseph triumphs over rose water—and grows to like it in the process.