The group disappear into the stars on their new single “Secret Ships.”
Three reader-submitted fiction stories selected by guest curator Jessie Ann Foley, author of The Carnival At Bray.
“Never has he been so disappointed to discover something so incredible.”
“There was a system to everything, and even if you didn’t have all the details about what was happening, you understood enough, and it kept you alive.”
“I never said a word about what I knew, only repeated ‘I’m sorry’ as she mourned for a father she never knew.”
Also a fatwa against snowmen, anti-Semitism in France, homelessness in New Orleans, charging for a job reference, pepper spraying Ohio State fans, goats, a dog who understands bus routes, and cursing?
A thoughtful debate about jagoffs.
A taqueria in Cragin is cooking tamales nejos.
The place built on prepaid tasting menus experiments with ordering off the chalkboard.
Alderman Burnett’s solution? Bag the signs. Seriously.
The latest in Buda Musique’s essential Zanzibara series
Also Genghis Khan, digital culture, Sasha Frere-Jones, and Lee Sandlin?
A war between thought and belief is not a war of ideas.
In the final bout of round one, our judge discovers her preconceptions of the two contenders are not entirely accurate.
Eight Reader writers tackle a dozen new releases, including John Carpenter’s first music not for film, Aine O’Dwyer’s improvisations on pipe organ, and a reissue of Del Shannon’s 1968 psych-pop masterpiece.