If history is any guide, Jeffrey Epstein’s longtime partner is unlikely to pay the price for their crimes.
An interview with the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, who discusses his Chicago origin story and more.
The acclaimed documentary filmmaker’s new Netflix show is an interesting, if overlong, history lesson
Why won’t the op-ed columnist tackle the president-elect head-on?
The NBC political drama reinforces a boring stereotype.
Martyl Langsdorf, the artist who designed the Doomsday Clock, had a very interesting life.
The Spook Who Sat By the Door
If you go to the trouble of killing Osama bin Laden, you may as well get it written up in the New Yorker.
The city’s network of cameras — already the nation’s biggest — is expanding. (Sun-Times) Here’s what happened when a Sun-Times reporter witnessed a shooting at a memorial for a victim. (Sun-Times) Lewis Jordan, head of the Chicago Housing Authority, resigned yesterday after reports that he used his city-issued credit cards on expensive dinners and gifts […]
Mayor Daley says his request for bodyguards after his term expires is appropriate, but Mayor Jane Byrne thinks otherwise: “Once you leave, you leave. You have to take care of yourself. You’re no longer mayor,” Byrne said. (Sun-Times) George W. Bush, various local celebrities, and fawning media types think Mayor Daley was the best mayor […]
Five people, including a ten-year-old boy, were shot at a memorial for another shooting victim. (Tribune) An audit found more troubles at Chicago State University, including that the bursar failed to bill students for courses. (Tribune) The Blackhawks kick off the 2011 playoffs against Vancouver tonight. But can this year’s squad equal last year’s success […]
Forty Years: A weekly series in which we take a look at a specific year in Chicago history via the pages of the Reader.
“Cuba: An African Odyssey,” screening Monday 2/8 at Biblioteca Popular, follows Cuba’s role in African liberation campaigns from the 60s through the 80s.
Perhaps Afghanistan offers examples of the proper way to execute a “pay to play” deal.