Behold the master at work.
Volume 48, Number 31
Advice on e-mailing an awesome kisser who ghosted
Extra movie love from now through November
If corporate Chicago wants money for One Central, it should drop its fight against Pritzker’s Fair Tax initiative.
A Spiaggia vet is smoking something good in Logan Square.
Hollywood costumers changed Chicago wardrobes.
The city’s iconic elevated tracks, subways, and buses star in Hollywood flicks.
Dumpster Tapes books the Demolición festival to make room for Latinx rock in the self-segregated north-side scene.
A Black college student’s decision to join the Freedom Riders has unexpected consequences for his wife and friends.
The Lyric’s faithful revival addresses immigration, discrimination, and changing neighborhoods, but it’s the women who are the stars.
Plus there’s an excellent joke about thirst traps.
Or maybe kids just have a higher tolerance for Roald Dahl’s sadism.
Steven Dietz’s historical drama starts strong but gets “tangled up in roads.”
Playwright Lucy Kirkwood’s devastated world is nightmarishly familiar.