Also “the austerity dance,” sex offenders running for public office in India, and the best long-form writing of the year?
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Where else can you hear ZZ Top’s “I Gotsta Get Paid” and E-40’s “I’m Laced” in the same place?
What’s on the Agenda for Friday, December 28, 2012
Simplest is best at this Logan Square grocery store and deli
Comparing Bernie, Magic Mike, Moonrise Kingdom, and Silver Linings Playbook in terms of style and themes
Top Ten Films of 2012
Rodan’s Eric Chaleff soothes his flu with falernum
President Obama slowly starts another one of his famous evolutions—on marijuana reform and gun control—just in time for the shifts in the polls
The great soul and gospel singer Fontella Bass is dead at 72
Also Tribune dropping AP, Joshua Foer’s New Yorker story, and Peter Parker?
Current musical obsessions of Vocalo’s Jesse Menendez and Richard Giraldi of Loud Loop Press
The Fillet of Solo storytelling festival is back
Best of 2012 Countdown: Worst of 2012