Tony Peraica tries on the mantle of county board peacemaker.
Tag: Vol. 37 No. 21
Issue of Feb. 14 – 20, 2008
Chicago Sports Weekly goes under
Reklama Media Company shuts down Chicago Sports Weekly.
Heads Up: This week and beyond
This week’s talks and tastings.
Nicole Atkins lives up to it
Surprise: Nicole Atkins is as good as promised.
Jason Salavon’s data paintings
Jason Salavon, data painter.
A harsh toke for Grooverider
Dubai unkind to drum ‘n’ bass legend Grooverider
How to really enforce Buy Nothing Day
How Mary Todd Lincoln shopped herself into a sanitarium.
Ethics, lies, and journalism (sorry, no sex or video)
Why you should care about the John Lavine saga, plus: why it’s interesting!
Ken Vandermark and Pandelis Karayorgis at the Chicago Cultural Center tonight
Jazz musicians Ken Vandermark and Pandelis Karayorgis play the Chicago Cultural Center tonight.
They call that [excrement] the bomb [opiate]
Sam Zell is the [barnyard epithet].
Commonplace links: “A penis panic is sometimes a mass hysteria event or panic in which males in a population suddenly exhibit symptoms of genital retraction syndrome.”
Virtual hospital visits for Utah Phillips
Follow the progress of ailing Utah Phillips, possibly America’s greatest living folk historian, on his son’s blog.
“So what am I doing here, wasting my time, cheering for jerks?”
Reader time capsule: once upon a time Mike Royko deserted the Cubs for the Sox.
NU faculty turn on Dean Lavine
Medill faculty send Dean John Lavine a letter telling him to come clean.
Safer than ever
Remember last summer’s City Council flap over airport security? Not many others seem to.