“It wasn’t about the models for me. The mystique of the world I was living in was the writers,” says Barbara Nellis.
Also, Governor Rauner signs a bill expanding abortion coverage.
Jane Shay Wald, Lynch’s ex-wife, remembers the wild 60s with her former husband, his partner in comics, and their influence on the medium.
Also, the ultimate guide to Playboy’s Chicago.
Also, the city surpasses 100 homicides for 2016, and the mysterious killing of three young Muslim men in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Also, body of missing tourist from London found on top of retired Metra train, and Hugh Hefner fights CPS budget cuts to his high school with donation.
A Q&A with David Bowie’s ex-girlfriend Ava Cherry
Local illustrator/designer Monte Beauchamp has two excellent new books out for devotees of comics and pulps.
Trump’s egregious new sign is what Chicago was praying for.
Thomas Dyja’s history of Chicago finds the story line in 30 years of city life.
In The Look of Love, Steve Coogan stars as a legendary British sex impresario.
Bad taste is bad taste, but it pays to come as close as you can
John Barrymore stars as the great detective in a rarely screened silent feature
Forty Years: A weekly series in which we take a look at a specific year in Chicago history via the pages of the Reader.
By day Peggy Wilkins runs Unix servers at the U. of C. By night she tends her apartment-size collection of Playboys, moderates the Playboy Mailing List, builds Playmate databases, and even sends free advice to Hef.