Out, out brief candle!
In her later years, my mother was given to pronouncements. One concerned South Africa — more specifically the noisy campaign to treat apartheid South Africa as a pariah nation by shunning its sports teams, disinvesting in its industries, and refusing to recognize its all-white government.
The prosecutors who sent police torture victims to prison are now the judges who keep them there.
Sometimes a macabre joke masks a good question.
A play about racism and wrongful application of the death penalty may not be the most upbeat way to spend a summer evening on Lake Michigan, but A Lesson Before Dying is worth it. Originally performed as part of Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s Arts Exchange program, Romulus Linney’s fleet stage adaptation retains the power, humor, and […]
When he was sentenced to death for the murder of an Uptown boy prostitute, police and prosecutors thought they had brought an end to a long series of gruesome homosexual murders. But the killing hasn’t stopped, and now Eyler is returning to court with a s In a Rogers Park alley on August 21, 1984, […]