Issue Archive for Aug 2-8, 2018 Vol. 47, No. 43
Taylor Bennett wants every place to be somewhere black people can be themselves
When the Chicago rapper was a teenager, one of his havens was Navy Pier. And this weekend, he’ll make himself at home onstage at Lollapalooza. By The Triibe
“I guarantee you ain’t seen no gangsters like this city’s aldermen.”
“As soon as you see a gun it ain’t about maybe.”
Was the police shooting of Harith Augustus justified? Is Blue Lives Matter for white cops only? Three black Chicago-area officers talk about what things look like from where they stand.
by Evan F. Moore | Aug 2, 2018
Dan Savage advises a judgy, misogynistic BF pissed about BFFs. Plus: up-and-down love, stanky-ass dick
by Dan Savage | Aug 1, 2018
When he was a teenager, one of his havens was Navy Pier. And this weekend, he’ll make himself at home onstage at Lollapalooza.
by The TRiiBE | Jul 31, 2018
Plus: Veteran Chicago rapper Longshot celebrates his collaboration with Lazerbeak, and Drum Corps International hosts a world championship in Michigan City.
by J.R. Nelson | Jul 31, 2018
Hirokazu Kore-eda directed this Japanese legal drama about a homicide that's not what it seems.
by Ben Sachs | Aug 1, 2018
A trio of locally shot documentaries showcase resolute, civic-minded personalities
by Andrea Gronvall | Aug 2, 2018
As they grapple with their sexual identities, the characters find strength and comfort in their community.
by H. Melt | Jul 31, 2018
“It’s interesting to be able to work on stuff that is clearly not rooted in an American perspective.”
by Dan Jakes | Aug 1, 2018
And why did Trump want to invade?
by Deanna Isaacs | Aug 1, 2018
Five young people try their best to find a measure of grace in a society temperamentally unsuited to it.
by Dmitry Samarov | Aug 2, 2018
Babes With Blades takes on Restoration farce.
by Albert Williams | Aug 2, 2018
And, in the process, gives the entire ending away.
by Tony Adler | Aug 3, 2018
Barbara Gaines's adaptation includes hip-hop faeries, a cute lion, and abundant Chicagoiana.
by Tony Adler | Aug 1, 2018
Marriott's two-man musical murder mystery is lots of fun, until it runs out of plot.
by Jack Helbig | Aug 1, 2018
And it’s too cute by exactly half.
by Justin Hayford | Aug 1, 2018
by Maya Dukmasova | Jul 27, 2018
by Ryan Smith | Jul 30, 2018
by Isa Giallorenzo | Jul 30, 2018
by Patrick Friel | Jul 31, 2018
by Ryan Smith | Jul 31, 2018
by Ryan Smith | Aug 1, 2018
by Luca Cimarusti | Aug 1, 2018
by Steve Krakow | Aug 1, 2018
by Katie Powers | Aug 2, 2018