Lose yourself in two more local food books, about barbecue and ramen
Remembering Mexican Werewolf front man Rick Linus through his band’s last album
And how not to.
Triad Radio, Chicago’s pioneering experiment in commercial free-form radio, left the airwaves in 1977. Now longtime program director Saul Smaizys is moving its archives online.
The Chicago production looks at sexuality, religion, and subordination in all forms.
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by DJ M. Sylvia using visual elements from Andrew Panahon and Tima Fei.
Two television addicts chat about the Hulu comedy.
The culture tells us cheating is a relationship-extinction-level event.
The thunder gets louder on the stand-up’s new special, Trampoline in a Ditch.
The Year of Chicago Music has had less music in it than anybody anticipated, but we still have plenty to celebrate.
A very incomplete guide on what to read (or listen to) now from Chicago’s theater scene.
The new third full-length from Canadian doom duo Vile Creature, Glory, Glory! Apathy Took Helm!, is everything I hoped it would be. The queer vegan band, formed in 2014, draw their fierce, efficient, and elegant rage from their experiences of oppression and resistance, and they use it to build strong support structures for their bursts […]
In Sahar Mustafah’s debut novel, The Beauty of Your Face, a terrorist attack opens a window on the story of a Palestinian American family in Chicago.
These museums and galleries are reopening.