This adaptation of an Iraq war memoir by a “GI Joe Schmoe” is strangely lifeless.
The Illinois gubernatorial candidate talks about the arc of progressive politics and what’s required to bring change to the state capitol.
A new exhibition at the Illinois Holocaust Museum shows everything new immigrants have left behind.
The author of The Book of My Lives talks about bringing together horror movies, the Iraq war, Jewish culture, and a peculiar kind of writer’s block in his latest novel.
With American Sniper, Clint Eastwood tells the story of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle.
James Fallows’s January/February cover story on the American military could be a little more thoughtful.
America keeps losing wars—without effect.
Remember last week, when the mayor held a press conference to claim he’d made the city safer—just days before the Fourth of July carnage?
George Brant scores a direct hit with Grounded, his one-woman play.
What’s on the Reader’s Agenda for Sunday, April 21, 2013.
Food Issue: Deta’s Pita offered shelter from the cold—and from the dread of war.
Stephen Petronio Company performs Underland at Dance Center of Columbia College.
The president knows how to avoid a subject
Will Chicago learn from its $12 million protest mistake?
Worst dates: “It kind of all makes sense that she would blow me while I played Call of Duty”