The Chicago Loop never outdid their first 45, despite a wild psychedelic single in 1968 that holds up great today.
Dave Beran talks about the next season for Next—and what the Childhood menu was originally going to be.
The music career of the famous cartoonist
“He looked through a hundred cartoons, the greatest ones ever drawn – at nineteen, I was doing only great cartoons – and he bought none.” Shel Silverstein on trying to make it in NYC, via Sarah Weinman.
Bobby Bare, Bobby Bare Jr., and an all-star roster of guests–from Ken Nordine to Will Oldham to Ella Jenkins–fete beloved Chicago writer Shel Silverstein in Millennium Park tonight.
Tonight’s Shel Silverstein tribute should be a fine family affair, but check out “The Great Conch Train Robbery” after you put the kids to bed.