1,000 Words: Election Edition
“I did not have sexual relations with that parrot.”
What’s the point of There Will Be Blood? Stanley Kubrick ought to know.
Seeking Chicago people who are making an album next month
You Shoot: The body, the blood, the machine
Local lit blogger Golden Rule Jones blogs about a marvelous Swiss writer.
Reflections on the death of Bobby Fischer, another chess genius driven to a tragic death.
A moving piece about Seeley Avenue in Ford Heights, abandoned to foreclosures.
You Shoot: Light scratches the surface
I am so amped for “New Amerykah”
Rod Blagojevich, media critic.
Commonplace links: “Cali Rivera makes cowbells, timbales and other percussion instruments in his small shop in the Bronx. Forty-five years ago he started out with a dream to make the perfect cowbell.”
You Shoot: blizzard
So the world will know how crappy the weather was tonight.
Most candidates sound optimistic about their chances of winning. Not would-be state rep Phillip Jackson.