Nice Web site, Bow Wow, but what’s with the slave chains?
Tag: Vol. 36 No. 12
Issue of Dec. 14 – 20, 2006
Good Ol’ Boys
Two recent box sets serve as bookends to the country music legacy of Texas.
Too Drunk to Care?
GrubHub orders New Year’s pizza for the drunk and unparticular.
Is ‘corporate social responsibility’ a dead end?
Getting corporations to do the right thing isn’t easy.
I sold the house so we can buy groceries!
The public got screwed on the Skyway privatization deal.
Does Jean-Luc Godard matter anymore? Did he ever?
The Gospel According to the Press Box
Chris Sprow on sportswriters turning molehills into mountains.
Hardest Working Critics in Showbiz
Rosenbaum is one of Variety’s “greatest generation” of film critics.
Playing games with statistics
The Heartland Institute fudges the numbers on home workers vs. transit takers.
The finest Brazilian music (from Brooklyn)
The five-year-old Brazilian Beat Brooklyn night makes its Chicago debut at Sonotheque on Thursday.
Psst, Hey Kid, Want Some Fattened Duck Liver?
Foie gras ain’t gone. It’s (just barely) underground.
New Hope for Merlot
Sideways sent merlot sales into a slump–but that might not be such a bad thing.
The new Nigerian scam
Lots of Episcopalians in Virginia now answer to a Nigerian Anglican bishop who thinks gay marriage is satanic.
Four Reasons Not to Trust Ten-Best Lists
Do we really love lists, or are critics’ polls an industry tool to resell and presell goods?