Dan on being an unwilling receptionist for a trans sex worker, showing some patience before jumping into anal sex, and retraining a dick.
Fading Gigolo and the threat of role-play
Chicago Opera Theater’s The Emperor of Atlantis is real activist art.
DJ MoonDawg’s new sequel to his January bop compilation mixtape includes many scene leaders and some newcomers
Tom Cruise relives the same day over and over in the sci-fi blockbuster Edge of Tomorrow.
Brock for Broglio—a second look
A ripper from the Hammond B-3 master featuring guitarist Grant Green
Also a despicable op-ed piece, Rahm’s “bright” idea, norovirus, bars and grocery stores, affinage, and Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones?
This week’s gig poster was created by Indiana-based illustrator Charles Crisler.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Wednesday, June 4
NeoFuturist Trevor Dawkins revives Haymaker, a screenplay he wrote at age 13.
Surachai’s scary semimodular synth, the Empty Bottle’s silly staff podcast, and more
In “Laws of Motion,” the Seldoms and Ayako Kato explore science through dance.
The new thriller Cold in July harks back to John Carpenter and Sam Shepard.
The Goodman’s wan Ask Aunt Susan, Seth Bockley’s take on Miss Lonelyhearts, has none of the book’s boldness or bite.