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  • Epic, Half-Realized, Wildly Swirling Thoughts on Obama, Poverty, Politics, Guns, Chicago, Being a White Guy, the Secret Service, and Little Old Lady Laughs

    Epic, Half-Realized, Wildly Swirling Thoughts on Obama, Poverty, Politics, Guns, Chicago, Being a White Guy, the Secret Service, and Little Old Lady Laughs
    President Barack Hussein Obama came to Chicago last Friday to give a speech at Hyde Park Academy on the South Side, and I went to write about it. Technically, this was my third time seeing the president speak live after making it to election night...
  • Parents, let's stop using the f-bomb

    As a mom of three 8 year olds, I must hear about 50-plus tattle-tales a day so I don’t pay much attention to most of them. I usually reply vaguely, “work it out yourself” or a weak “don’t do that again” or “if I...
  • Crime & Punishment: Hurricane Sandy Reveals a Skeleton on the New Haven Green

    Crime & Punishment: Hurricane Sandy Reveals a Skeleton on the New Haven Green
    Since March of 2011, a handful of University of Connecticut students have published The UConn Free Press, an "underground" publication full of anti-authority rants and displays of amateur graphic design. The monthly rag is not only unafraid to put an f-...
  • Green Day Frontman Seeking Treatment After Onstage Rant

    Green Day Frontman Seeking Treatment After Onstage Rant
    LAS VEGAS (KTLA) -- A day after video surfaced of rocker Billie Joe Amstrong unleashing a verbal tirade at the iHeartRadio festival, Green Day frontman has checked himself into treatment for substance abuse, his rep says. The band released a statement on...
  • Commentary: NFL Replacement Officials Are Ruining the Game

    Commentary: NFL Replacement Officials Are Ruining the Game
    Embarrassing, pathetic, frustrating and ridiculous. All words fans, players, coaches and the media are using to describe the job the NFL replacement officials are doing while filling in for the "normal" officials. The latest debacle came in Monday...
  • Tweets take their (expletive) place among city's rich literary tradition

    Tweets take their (expletive) place among city's rich literary tradition
    Olivia Clemens, Mark Twain's wife, once tried to shock her husband out of his habit of profane tirades by repeating one to him verbatim. Bemused, he replied that he hoped he didn't sound like that because, "You got the words right, Livy, but you don't...
  • Common channels inner DMX, Briggs co-hosting birthday party, Corgan addresses pill-popping video

    Common channels inner DMX, Briggs co-hosting birthday party, Corgan addresses pill-popping video
    What do I think of Common’s new in-your-face music video for “Sweet”? I’m being 100 percent honest when I say that, for a second there, I thought it was a Funny or Die video. That’s not intended to be a knock on the song or...
  • Old allies Rahm Emanuel and Rod Blagojevich in spotlight again

    Old allies Rahm Emanuel and Rod Blagojevich in spotlight again
    Rod Blagojevich and Rahm Emanuel were once very public allies, pushing prescription drug programs and school reform together as North Side Democrats whose careers were on the rise. Now the former governor is fighting to stay out of federal prison. And...
  • Toxic co-workers and the boss double-cross

    Toxic co-workers and the boss double-cross
    Warning: This column contains references to flatulence and 14th century poetry. Steel yourself. On to the questions: Q: During occasional lunches with my company's president and vice president, both would invariably complain about the poor work...
  • Translating Junot

     Translating Junot
    When I first read "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao," my friend Junot Diz's novel about growing up nerdy and haunted by Third World curses and dictatorship, I was giddy, crazy proud of the guy. And I immediately thought, Pity the poor sucker who...
  • 'No Easy Day' is a compelling account of Bin Laden's killing: Book Review

    'No Easy Day' is a compelling account of Bin Laden's killing: Book Review
    -------------------- No Easy Day The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama bin Laden Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer Dutton: 315 pp., $26.95 -------------------- Former Navy SEAL Matt Bissonnette did not put the first slug into Osama bin...
  • Grammy Awards: Lady Antebellum, Arcade Fire take top honors

    Grammy Awards: Lady Antebellum, Arcade Fire take top honors
    Pop provocateurs Lady Gaga and Eminem may have brought more compelling career stories to the 53rd annual Grammy Awards, but on a shocking night the big trophies went home Sunday with Southern trio Lady Antebellum and Montreal indie-rock band Arcade Fire....