New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
The taxi industry continues spinning its wheels while Uber braces for world domination. I asked Macdonald whether the state legislation—if it’s ever signed by Governor Quinn—might hamper his projections. They’ll worry about that when the time comes.
Comparing the latest Transformers movie with some classic Bollywood blockbusters of roughly the same length
Get hooked on the local punk outfit before they play a benefit for Fed Up Fest tonight at Dimo’s Pizza in Wicker Park.
Also millennials, monarch butterflies, North Korean stamps, a 118-year-old sandwich, pro wrestling, yoga, and turning down for what?
The best shows to see through Sunday include Fucked Up, Circles, Lee Fields & the Expressions, and Jon Mueller’s Death Blues.
Remember last week, when the mayor held a press conference to claim he’d made the city safer—just days before the Fourth of July carnage?
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Thursday, July 10.
Dan advises an ex-domme reluctant to break up with her controlling client-turned-boyfriend, a blow-job novice, and more
The final performance on Clark Street will take place Saturday, July 19.
Considering how three very different films (all of which played recently in Chicago) employ hard-core imagery
Alderman Willie Cochran, a former police officer, says it’s time for an infusion of money, opportunities, health care, and police in violence-ravaged neighborhoods.
American Players Theatre presents Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing al fresco.
The southeast-side rapper occupies a desirable but peculiar position in Chicago’s hip-hop community, though that doesn’t appear to bear much influence on the music that’s made him a face of the scene.
Isa Giallorenzo’s Street View 203