Fact-checking Mayor Emanuel’s budget speech
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Thursday, October 24
Chicago International Children’s Film Festival celebrates 30 years of programming.
Dan on disparate libidos, an unstable ex, and a porn-jealous GF.
The iconoclastic trio puts its spin on the iconic ballet at the Logan Center for the Arts.
Absolut’s Chicago vodka—with flavors of rosemary and olive, not Chicago-style hot dog—isn’t terrible.
In the fight for school funding in Mayor Rahm’s Chicago, it’s hard for the charters not to stretch the truth.
The queer formerly local MC just dropped his first full-length mixtape, and it’s quite raunchy.
Ten favorites from the festival lineup, plus stray thoughts on a few other features
Would it spell the end of a fifth-floor monarchy?
A breezy gem from the singer’s first American release
Haunted houses, pumpkin-carving parties, costume contests featuring dogs in bumblebee costumes—we’ve got it covered.
Also Japan’s celibacy crisis, Condé Nast’s internship program, the entrance to hell, a bizarre slavery joke, Omar Souleyman, Tom Carson on Errol Morris, and TJ Webster?
Guerrilla filmmaking comes to the Magic Kingdom in Escape From Tomorrow.