Something else took me to Arizona last week, but on what the locals considered a pleasant Tuesday afternoon I was in Surprise Stadium, in the Phoenix suburb of the same name, for the Cubs’s final preseason game. They were facing the Texas Rangers. Both teams were wearing Cubbie blue. The temperature on the field was […]
Editor’s note: William J. Norris, a veteran Chicago actor whose career included playing Scrooge for the Goodman production of A Christmas Carol for a dozen years and performing with the late Organic Theater in their legendary sci-fi serial, Warp!, died at his home in Iowa on November 30 at age 75. Mark Larson, author of […]
The music ads in the Reader’s very first issues add context—and curiosities—that the stories alone can’t provide.
From Warp! to Re-Animator, Gordon told the stories he wanted to see his way.
The founder of Body Politic died in December, but the seeds he planted 50 years ago played an immeasurable role in the growth of Chicago’s small theater scene.
It turns out that horror maestro Stuart Gordan has protégés.
Highlights from the filmography of Stuart Gordon
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Stuart Gordon on losing the fight to save the Hull House theater
Scott Jacobs, proof the journalist of the future can actually exist
A 24-hour marathon of classic horror movies, vintage trailers, and personal appearances