In a new book, Chicago historian and Nation writer Rick Perlstein continues to chart America’s rightward shift.
On Jimmy P., mental problems, and narrative structure
The chef of Big Jones on his upcoming cookbook, and how he started serving brunch because he hated brunch
Maybe don’t call the single off Ultrademon’s new album “seapunk,” but do play it often.
Also car control and gun control, Zhang Tiesheng, and Harun Farocki?
A new stance on pot can lead the nation’s retreat from its misguided drug war.
This year’s event runs September 11-21 in 20 venues around town, with musicians representing 33 nations.
Lollapalooza isn’t the only thing in town this weekend
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Thursday, July 31.
Dan Savage countermands a pickup artist, offers advice on varying your sex life, and gives a pass to a young guy boning his best friend on the sly.
Gabriel Iglesias’s concert doc The Fluffy Movie is part stand-up, part psychotherapy.
RE|Dance’s The Long and Forgotten Winter charts a journey that never gets off the ground.
The prolific director talks about sex on film, the New Wave, and what the younger generation is doing right
With so much new local hip-hop to comb through Fake Shore Drive’s mid-year list is a great guide to what’s out there—including a youngster named Goody.
The chef of Big Jones on two cookbook projects about southern and midwestern cuisine