Work by Anne Muntges, on display at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art.
The digital world is too much with us
Streaming music now: The High Confessions, Freddie Gibbs, and more
I didn’t know the Car-X man was an accomplished photographer. The photos on his site are pretty small, but still appreciable. Previously: Pehr Bolling’s viking ship; Shelby Davis, Little Mountain Sweetheart turned jazz vocalist.
As a draft of the proposed food truck ordinance heads to the City Council, one of its architects, chef Matt Maroni, prepares to roll out his mobile Gaztro-Wagon for the first time.
Ben Joravsky, 12/10/08: In 1988, when Blago was still a young man, he fell in love with Mell’s daughter Patti. And alderman Mell fell in love with Blago. It could be that Mell saw in Blago all the things he never had—boyish charm, an aw-shucks personality, the real possibility of higher office. I remember some […]
One store closes, another opens.
Recommended events paired with nearby restaurants.
If Sam Adam Jr. didn’t exist, Rod Blagojevich would have invented him. Even with my personal bias aside, Michael Miner has my favorite line of the trial: “If I were on the Blago jury it would occur to me that a vote to convict him might be the last time in his life he is […]
Juggalos 101 with Derek Erdman, next Tuesday at the Hungry Brain
“Eat bugs” commandeth the Lord thy God.
Weighing the fate of Rod Blagojevich
A district court decision represents a challenge to Tamms Correctional Center
One of my favorite writers on one of my favorite editors. While it may seem like inside baseball, the post explains a lot, I think, about why it’s hard to find good editors. Most of them are high-profile in name only; the details of their actual work are obscure, known only to writers and colleagues, […]
Is it too early for end of summer cleaning? We are in the ‘dog days of summer’ so I think now is a good time to start cleaning in order to prepare for the autumnal equinox. It’s kind of nice to bag and throw away things that have collected over the year(s), kind of like […]