Make your own fat-washed scotch cocktail with the recipe for Reader’s Baconfest 2012 cocktail challenge winner.
Eric Chenaux’s old band Phleg Camp sounds about as different from his new solo record as possible.
An obscurity from Turkish duo Derdiyoklar Ikilisi gets the reissue treatment.
Previewing a lecture on the great filmmaker Roberto Rossellini at the Italian Cultural Institute
Missouri football defends itself against Sean Coffey and Bob Costas
This week’s Variations on a Theme: our annual Spring Books Issue
Art happenings around town
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
The Oulipian writing contest winner is . . .
It’s cold, but the mood is warm.
Rube Goldberg machines that accomplish tasks including popping a balloon, turning a page, and opening a bottle of wine.
A best new chef, green chorizo, loose meat sandwiches, and more
The simple poetry of someone trying to get me to write about Phil Anselmo
A preview of the Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger series playing at the Music Box this week
The American Pie franchise returns after a nine-year hiatus