Issue Archive for Jun 28 - Jul 4, 2018 Vol. 47, No. 38
Cover Story: The state of the union isn't great. Consolation: The state of the taco in Chicago is strong. Here is a taco crawl for the end times: El Santo Taqueria, the Chicago Taco Authority, and Tomatillo Taco-Ville. Straight Dope: After 45 years, and 3,600 columns, Cecil Adams is taking a break. That's right, it's the FINAL STRAIGHT DOPE. Arts & Culture: Meet Resurrection Mary, the ghost of Archer Avenue.
Dan advises an unhappy wife—and the rest of us. Plus: a gay guy explains why he prefers straight dick.
by Dan Savage | Jun 27, 2018
After 45 years, I'm taking a break.
by Cecil Adams | Jun 27, 2018
Plus: Save Money rapper Sterling Hayes talks mental health on a new mixtape, and Bad Sons throw down an EP of classic street rock.
by J.R. Nelson | Jun 26, 2018
Plus: Disruptor editor Lucas Reif on last year’s most important hardcore record, Reader writer Leor Galil on an emo rapper whose sad songs feel good, and more
by Leor Galil | Jun 27, 2018
He’s gone from painting on Nikes and writing verses in his grandma’s Marynook basement to tattooing on Black Ink Crew: Chicago and working with superproducer London on da Track.
by The TRiiBE | Jun 27, 2018
Vivan Qu directed this tense Chinese thriller about the powerful and the powerless
by Ben Sachs | Jun 27, 2018
Offerman stars as a record store owner dreading his daughter’s departure for college in Brett Haley's new film.
by Danielle Gensburg | Jun 28, 2018
Chet's Melody Lounge still pours a Bloody Mary for her every Sunday.
by Edward McClelland | Jun 26, 2018
Nine events bursting with fireworks and patriotism
by Anna White | Jun 27, 2018
Instead they're eating raccoons and trading grating put-downs.
by Irene Hsiao | Jun 29, 2018
Our favorite raunchy senior citizens return for three more loony adventures.
by Max Maller | Jun 26, 2018
Eight hours for work, eight hours for rest, and two hours of inertness onstage.
by Justin Hayford | Jun 28, 2018
Saltbox Theatre Collective's production hits Sullivan's notes and lands Gilbert's punchlines.
by Jack Helbig | Jun 27, 2018
The show runs out of provocations too soon.
by Tony Adler | Jun 27, 2018
A taco crawl for the end times—El Santo Taqueria, the Chicago Taco Authority, and Tomatillo Taco-Ville
by Mike Sula | Jun 27, 2018
Ambitious approach to life leads to genuine approach for dating
| Jun 29, 2018
Faces of 53rd Street
| Jun 28, 2018
Volume 47, Number 38
| Jun 22, 2018
by Isa Giallorenzo | Jun 25, 2018
by Julia Thiel | Jun 25, 2018
by Matt Harvey | Jun 25, 2018
by Ben Joravsky | Jun 25, 2018
by John Greenfield | Jun 25, 2018
by Patrick Friel | Jun 26, 2018
by Maya Dukmasova | Jun 29, 2018
by Tyra Nicole Triche | Jun 25, 2018
by Matt Harvey | Jun 26, 2018
by Luca Cimarusti | Jun 27, 2018
by Maya Dukmasova | Jun 26, 2018
by John Greenfield | Jun 26, 2018
by Ben Joravsky | Jun 27, 2018