I’d heard good things about Showtime’s Shameless over the years, and it certainly sounded relevant to my interests (Chicago boosterism and William H. Macy fandom). But there’s only so much time and DVR space in the world, so it slipped past me for a while. Its critically lauded 2014 season finally convinced me to get […]
The University of Illinois says its decision to dump controversial professor Steven Salaita is final.
Reader film capsules guide what you should watch online.
Local bars create boozy tributes to the Field Museum’s “Vodou: Sacred Powers of Haiti” exhibit.
The University of Chicago out-Rahms the mayor in shamelessness with a cunning land grab involving the Obama presidential library.
Free punk for the kids and the working man!
Natashia Holmes, appointed Seventh Ward alderman two years ago, will have to beat nine challengers to stay in office.
All Chicago Public Libraries will be closed January 19; is that a good way to honor Martin Luther King?
Today’s 12 O’Clock track is a frenzy of hateful filth with vocals by the Tasmanian Devil.
Also rape kits, Muhammad in the NYT, female genital mutilation, anthropodermic bibliopegy, Rosemary Tonks, Norman Mailer and Marshall McLuhan, and Wired magazine?
Retired from the New York City Ballet, Wendy Whelan is developing her own works and bringing one to Chicago.
Cable-access dance party Chic-a-Go-Go celebrates its 1,000th episode, Al Jourgensen of Ministry appears on the next Ono album, and more.
Dan Savage advises a frustrated fiance, a frustrated wife, and a truly dedicated boyfriend on their problems with porn.
The member of local production collective OnGaud released his debut solo mixtape yesterday.
The city of Chicago presents the free experimental performance series OnEdge.