Night Spies | Night Spies | Chicago Reader

Night Spies 

We are at First Fridays at the MCA.

Sign up for our newsletters Subscribe

This was my first time here. I wish they'd had white zinfandel, which is my beverage of choice. Instead I was fucked-up on chardonnay--that's ten times more fucked-upness. I was blackoutful. The music was fabulous on the first floor, but why was I the only one dancing? I had these passes, so my friends and I left to go to the DuSable Museum for this concert, which had already started. I come into that place like I'm the Mack Daddy of the party. I'm like, "Heeeeeeeyyyyyyyyyy," and I'm hittin' on everybody. They were some very uptight, bougie black folks--not my type of black folks, let me just say that. My two friends go in ahead of me and later they tell me they heard this commotion in the back. They look out and see the security guards holding onto me and I'm like, "I ain't gonna sit down." I'm dissin' loud as hell. They take me outside and I see this guy in a truck and I ask, "Can I use your cell phone?," and it turns out we have a friend in common. Then my girl comes out and says to the guy in the truck, "Can you take her home?" He says fine and I cussed his ass the whole time for no reason, at which point he said, "Get out of the fuckin' car." I was a serial killer with that wine--maybe next time they'll have zinfandel.

--Aisha Mays, art director

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Stephen Gruhn

  • Night Spies

    This week at: Jake's Pub
    • Dec 30, 2004
  • Night Spies

    This week at: The Edgewater Lounge
    • Dec 23, 2004
  • Night Spies

    This Week at: Laschet's Inn
    • Dec 16, 2004
  • More »

More by Richard Knight Jr.

  • The R-Rated Momoir

    An Annoyance alum gives the genre a raunchy tweak.
    • Sep 28, 2006
  • Oral (and Anal) History

    Owen Keehnen's been writing "beat-off stories" for two decades, but his latest project is letting gay porn stars tell theirs.
    • Jun 1, 2006
  • Aloha, Pigface

    How James Teitelbaum grew a tiki cottage industry on Martin Atkins's dime.
    • Apr 14, 2005
  • More »

Agenda Teaser

Performing Arts
Manic Mondays Frances Cocktail Lounge
November 20
Performing Arts
Tempel Lipizzans Tempel Farms
June 19

Tabbed Event Search

Popular Stories