The Bears hope their new quarterback won’t strike out with them.
The intellectual qualifications of the Republican primary field.
Didn’t make it to the store on time? Go on eBay—but prepare to shell out.
Is that odor the OWS protesters, or something else?
Singular jazz drummer Paul Motian has died at age 80.
Cynthia Plaster Caster has a Kickstarter campaign.
Soul DJ and label owner John Ciba hosts a pre-Thanksgiving soul night Wednesday at the Darkroom with Milwaukee’s Harvey Scales.
Welcome to Iowa, where Mayor Emanuel finally becomes a Democrat
Two videos from this weekend’s second annual Chicago Food Film Festival
Steve James’s acclaimed documentary The Interrupters is passed over for Oscar consideration.
A unicycle with Altoids tins for pedals turns out to be part of a marketing campaign for—wait for it—Altoids.
A cautious foray into casual vegetarianism.
Announcing Vegetarian Week, appearing all week on the Bleader.
Either Emanuel is better than Daley at crafting budgets, or we’ve regressed as a democracy.
A new Film Comment piece by Grady Hendrix explores the disreputable world of movie novelizations.