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  • Rediscover merlot

    Rediscover merlot
    One of the great guffaws in the 2004 movie "Sideways" comes when Miles drops the F-bomb, shouting "No more … merlot!" If you're in the know about wine, though, an even better laugh comes toward the end of the film, when Miles is at the hamburger...
  • The sweaty, salty Neil Hamburger

    The sweaty, salty Neil Hamburger
    When he answers the phone Monday afternoon from his Best Western hotel room, comedian Neil Hamburger, true to form, explains that he's just finished ticking off yet another group of people. "I was having an argument with these guys at the motel that I...
  • 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...
  • 'Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters' a fairy tale sprinkled with viscera, swearing ★ 1/2

    'Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters' a fairy tale sprinkled with viscera, swearing ★ 1/2
    An R-rated horror action comedy fairy tale — how's that for genre bending? "Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters" is more Gatling guns and grenades than the Brothers Grimm. It takes the kidnapped kiddies into adulthood, where they've parlayed their fame...
  • I Am the Worst: Of Monsters and Men Edition

    I Am the Worst: Of Monsters and Men Edition
    Errant followers of this blog may recall that this summer I went with a couple of friends to Iceland where we gallivanted around, interviewed the mayor of Reykjavik, and stayed in the band Of Monsters and Men’s old apartment. My friend Trin went...
  • Local ad agency fires back at Abercrombie CEO

    Local ad agency fires back at Abercrombie CEO
    The owner of a local ad agency is so disgusted by comments from Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries that this morning he's hanging posters from his high-visibility office window with, well, a special message for the clothing retailer. Let's just say...
  • Yo-Yo Ma gives musical challenge to Chicago's Civic Orchestra

    Yo-Yo Ma gives musical challenge to Chicago's Civic Orchestra
    The young musicians of the Civic Orchestra, as enamored as they were of the prospect of being mentored by Yo-Yo Ma, didn't see it coming. The world's most celebrated cellist, who's the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's creative consultant, was chatting...
  • Sports No Salvation For Alleged Bomber

    Sports No Salvation For Alleged Bomber
    After a marathon that danced with joy and ended in horror, surely we see what sports can mean to a city. By now, after pregame tributes marked by an anthem singer's fist pumps and the most appropriate f-bomb in New England history, yes, we see how...
  • Sighting: Obama's McCormick Place rally leaves celeb supporters star-struck

    Sighting: Obama's McCormick Place rally leaves celeb supporters star-struck
    Barack Obama once again seemed to have a firm grip on the Hollywood vote during this year's election, so it's no surprise that stars came out to support the president Tuesday at his election night rally at McCormick Place. And because, to them, there...
  • Renaissance of B-movies in South Florida all about the schlock

    Renaissance of B-movies in South Florida all about the schlock
    What's with the sudden B-movie fascination in South Florida? Over the last several months, a handful of local theaters and art spaces have been transformed into houses of horror, screening what could be described as the anti-Hollywood film: the B-movie....
  • Review: Emily Skinner at Orlando Cabaret Festival

    Review: Emily Skinner at Orlando Cabaret Festival
    There's a certain kind of a cabaret where the audience just basks in the almighty glow of the diva, awed just to be in her presence. That's not really Emily Skinner's style, as she demonstrated Friday night on the opening weekend of the Orlando...