Modern burlesque dancer Michelle L’amour stopped by The Interview Show at the Hideout to discuss her art, her career, and her upcoming Big Sexy Show at the Mayne Stage in Rogers Park on October 9. (She also performed—but you had to be at the Hideout to see it.) Interview is below:
Recommended entertainment paired with nearby restaurants.
The Science Essayist on the Book of Matthew and the Chicago Bird Collision Monitors.
Fran Spielman: Final Daley budget drains reserves to erase deficit
A blogger explains the elements of Parisian style.
Sam Zell and Randy Michaels get thwacked in David Carr’s immediately infamous NYT piece… but what about everyone else?
A dispatch from the inaugural TEDx Windy City talks.
Claire Zulkey’s “Obesity Stock Photos” raises questions about what the word “obesity” means.
Something dramatic happened in a Kansas City hotel room.
Why does DuPage County want to keep places of worship out of unincorporated residential areas?
Inspired by two cookbooks from local authors, Mike Sula attempts to make Indian recipes designed for a slow cooker in Roger Ebert’s beloved Pot, i.e., a rice cooker.
Yelling at strawmen. “If some guy had a wrench, would that make him a citizen mechanic?” Can he fix my car? Because if so, can you give him my number? I’m looking for a guy.
Steve Daniels, writing in Crain’s about a study regarding small- and midsize-business outlooks: In addition, other parts of the Midwest, like Ohio, where businesses seem relatively more optimistic about the future, are more dependent on the automobile industry, which had a more pronounced recovery than other industries, he said.
This week’s Early Warnings include Bob Dylan, Weezer, Young Jeezy, Dashboard Confessional, Badly Drawn Boy, the Skatalites, Glasser, and Holly Golighty & the Brokeoffs.
Tim Midgett brings an end to his fund-raising campaign to pay off the studio’s mortgage.