Can’t we elect better candidates? What’s wrong with us?
Chicago-style democracy simply doesn’t suit John Kass
Trib columnist John Kass makes snarky comments about bloggers, so we make snarky comments about him.
Phillip Foss, former chef at Lockwood now running the food truck Meatyballs Mobile, has a new shtick: bull’s ball sandwiches, available today outside the Tribune Tower.
Trib columnist John Kass warns about crying, femininity, and other tragic consequences of forfeiting your man-chair rights.
What’s Chicago in for now?
Come on, Chicago—if we eat just a few more salty snacks we could become the manliest city in America.
What journalists didn’t ask
John Kass apologizes for a press with something to apologize for.
Blago’s vaudeville act is a con game.
John Kass’s column on Jim Ryan reveals why he should’ve stayed away from the subject.
From John Kass’s outstanding column on the mayor’s non-apology that wasn’t: “Then you walk away. Then it starts snowing. The windshield gets covered with snow. City meter readers won’t be able to see the little parking stub showing that you paid. This leaves city meter readers two distinct options” I can’t believe this didn’t occur […]
One of the great mysteries of human existence is why the post office is the go-to source for anyone who wants to prove that government can’t run… whatever that person doesn’t want the government to run. (Anyone who sends their rent checks and wedding invitations FedEx, please raise your hand.) I know that Chicago has […]
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.
Racism exists, but it’s not as prevalent as stupidity.