Grün Wasser diversify their apocalyptic EBM on the new Not OK With Things, the Chicago South Side Film Festival celebrates house music with a documentary by Jesse Saunders, and more.
Weed Week: There is no completely reliable test for marijuana intoxication, and very few cops trained to recognize it.
In the contentious debate about irresponsible road use, there are no easy answers.
In defense (again) of communication via smartphone
When record stores aren’t buying used vinyl directly from the public, they might find a carload of goodies at the Chicagoland Record Collectors Show.
Doris Adepoju, truck driver: “But driving the truck is fun. It’s fuuuuuuuun. I don’t mind the ruggedness of it.”
Artist on Artist: Fingerstyle guitarist William Tyler talks to Douglas McCombs of Brokeback and Tortoise.
This week’s Chicagoan is Kayla Lane Freeman, new Chicagoan
Before texting, we still had peanuts to worry about
Call the tunes while you can.
Real people don’t optimize. Unless provoked, we do the convenient thing, even if it’s not optimal.