The Neiman Foundation provides a look inside the mind of Michael Pollan.
Some thoughtful recent commentary in the Chicago papers.
Looking back at A.J. Liebling.
The Jazz Showcase presents a relocation benefit, the Steppenwolf presents Bill Frisell, and American Idol presents free-jazz progeny–sorta.
A musical tribute to Mayor Daley
Mayor Daley won big, but voters in some wards may have signaled that they want their aldermen to show more independence.
Nothing freshens your breath like a bacon-flavored mint.
Food Network signs Latina food empress Ingrid Hoffman.
A new way of looking at pain.
Election day dispatch #32: Thanks, and good night.
Was George W. Bush the elephant in room? Is world cinema a series of soap operas? And is The Departed Martin Scorsese’s best movie?
Could Danny Solis be in trouble?
The great free-jazz violinist Leroy Jenkins has died.
Election day dispatch #30: On the King Drive bus