From their Avondale studio, the creators of Mortal Kombat are thrilling and repulsing a new generation of gamers with the hyperrealistic ultraviolence of the franchise’s latest entry.
Dan Savage advises a former rope bondage top, a husband with specialized tastes in lube, a bondage widower, and more
A typically eclectic program with rock covers, music in just intonation, and help from Glenn Kotche and Gyan Riley
The song has become a cult hit since Keef dropped it in early October.
Asado serves up takeaway coffee in a 19-by-19-foot building tucked in a historic Loop alley.
North Pond chef Bruce Sherman talks about the way chefs and farmers interact at the Green City Market as new green things from spring get ready to appear.
Director Dominik Graf remembers a better time for literary heroes.
Remy Bumppo Theatre aces Tom Stoppard’s erudite play Travesties.
He’s a, um, “Keeper.”
Also the Justice Department’s decade-long program, a prison escapee, pencils, surprise albums, rain, and birthmarks?
How money bought lots of love in Chicago’s first mayoral runoff
Is use of a pseudonym a reporter’s mortal sin?
This week’s gig poster was designed by local artist Stacey Chapman.
Riot Fest lineup predictions, round one, plus new music and shows from Bike Cops, Roach Beach, Ganser, and more
Front man Hunter Hunt-Hendrix discusses the strange, exalted, and uncategorizable new album that should finally end the argument about where the band belongs.