Lit & Lectures,
Sep 18, 2013
A new biography of the outsider artist has too much to prove, and not enough to prove it with.
by Sam Worley
Book Review, books, biography, Henry Darger, Jim Elledge, artists, outsider artists, dramatization, literary reconstruction, history, speculative fiction, Elsie Paroubek, sexual abuse, nuns, boys' homes, memoirs, citations, Steve Danziger, historiography, Open Letters Monthly, Robert Hughes, Time magazine, Roman Catholicism, cultural criticism, gender, Michael Bonesteel, symbolism, male femininity, sexuality, queering
Food & Drink,
Food & Drink Feature,
Jun 6, 2013
A chef whose mesmerizing creativity is deserving of fame? A drug addict in recovery who rightly eschews sobriety? A twentysomething memoirist whose brief history is worth your time? Or is he none of those things?
by Sarah Nardi
Food & Drink Feature, Brandon Baltzley, Leigh Hansen, pop-up dinners, chefs, WD-50, New York, memoirs, addiction, books, Rock 'n Roll Ghost, Wylie Dufresne, Hugh Acheson, Top Chef, Empire State South, restaurants, chef personalities, 6th Street Kitchen, Jacksonville, Florida, Grant Achatz, Alinea, Schwa, Michael Carlson, Mado, Rob Levitt, Allie Levitt, Eater, blogs, online comments, David Richard, Essex Inn, cocaine, drugs, Twitter, Kevin Pang, Chicago Tribune, Tribute, Andy Warhol, Emily Belden, smoking, rehabilitation, ICM Partner, talent agencies, Pittsburgh, Michigan City, Indiana, Steve Newman, TMIP, happiness, sex, sobriety, drinking, Crux, farms, Cherry, Illinois, Kevin Sousa, Salt of the Earth, Stagioni, Bar Marco, zoning, licensing, business
News & Features,
Michael Miner on Media,
Feb 6, 2013
In his new memoir,
After Visiting Friends, Michael Hainey solves the mystery of his father's death.
by Michael Miner
Michael Miner on Media, Michael Hainey, Chicago Sun-Times, Bob Hainey, books, Nancy Sterner Moffett, mysteries, journalists, Chicago Today, Barbara Hainey, Dick Hainey, Chicago Tribune, newspapers, After Visiting Friends: A Son's Story, memoirs, Tom Moffett, Jime Hoge, Mike Hainey, Nancy Sterner, Natty Bumppo, John W. Dean III, Gary Wills
Nov 3, 2010
Kanye West is beating George W. Bush in the personal maturity contest of life.