Music Box presents the inaugural Chicago Italian Film Festival.
Tag: Vol. 44 No. 9
Issue of Nov. 20 – 26, 2014
The kind of letter that gets Dan Savage in trouble
Dan Savage on clit stimulation, knife play, and other sticking points of consensual bondage
Is Umami Burger the most overrated burger chain in town?
L.A.’s hot new burger chain lands in Wicker Park—with a thud
Three residents of Chicago’s first LGBT senior center tell their stories
There are few places in the country like Boystown’s new Town Hall Apartments, which serves one of the city’s most overlooked and vulnerable populations.
Mike Ditka is trapped in time at the 1992 Republican National Convention
The former Bears coach schools us on child abuse
Soul Jazz’s encyclopedia of disco-record cover art will make crate diggers swoon
Soul Jazz releases the drool-worthy Disco: An Encyclopedic Guide to the Cover Art of Disco Records.
XTC’s ‘Respectable Street’ is as booming and lively as it was 34 years ago
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is “Respectable Street” from XTC’s 1980 album Black Sea.
Geoff Farina from Karate busts some new moves in the power trio Exit Verse
Geoff Farina from Karate busts some new moves in the power trio Exit Verse, the Hood Internet throw a cookie party at the Hideout, and more.
Tommy Lee Jones, trapped in a covered wagon with three madwomen
Tommy Lee Jones shepherds three madwomen across the plains in The Homesman.
Did you read about fracking, Bill Cosby, and expensing marijuana?
Also Emanuel’s TV ad blitz, the Blackstone Group, drunken aldermanic e-mailing, and MTA shaming?
Greatest Ever Chicago Book tournament rules
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Jon Stewart, fake news, and real trouble
Jon Stewart’s Rosewater is less significant as a movie than as an act of atonement.
At Court Theatre, a fierce, cold, beautiful Iphigenia in Aulis
Euripides’s tragedy shows us both the necessity and the uselessness of action.
River North’s Paris Club is satisfying—but how long will it last?
It’s smaller, darker, and it returned to its Gallic roots—but it might not stand the test of time
Let Ryan Adams open up your third eye
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by Ivan Minsloff.