Heather McAdams needs no introduction for longtime Reader readers, but I’ll try anyway. McAdams contributed cartoons and illustrations to the Reader for over 20 years, self-published and distributed an annual country music-themed calendar (filled with her original artwork and writing about country and rockabilly musicians) for approximately 30 years, ran the store Record Roundup in […]
Inside Out This week we take a look at Results, the latest comedy from indie stalwart Andrew Bujalski (Funny Ha Ha, Mutual Appreciation, Computer Chess), and Inside Out, the latest Pixar animation. Guess which one is going to make a yawning ass-load of money this weekend? From Mayerling to Sarajevo Check out the new issue […]
Heather McAdams and Chris Ligon celebrate the final Country Calendar at FitzGerald’s on Friday
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.
Heather McAdams screens vintage music films including George McKelvey’s “My Radiation Baby (My Teenage Fallout Queen,” in “Sweet Little 16,” Saturday at Chicago Filmmakers.
Chicago oddball Chris Ligon celebrates a great new compilation of wacky recordings with a Saturday-night show at the Hideout.
How a month of “Margaritaville” and a bald man with a hair dryer convinced Scott Ligon to get serious about music