The philosopher Henri Bergson, a man responsible for the very first traffic jam in New York City, devoted much of his life to studying humor. What is “funny”? A stroll in Jim Benton’s newest book, while hilarious, is also smart. And poignant. And upsetting. The type of stuff that inspired people like Bergson and the masses who flocked that one day when the traffic blew up. This book is that good…
By Corey Nuffer on June 6, 2014
This is one of the best cookbooks you’ll ever own. And if you can make it, the author will be in town tomorrow.
“Brevity is the soul of wit,” Hopkins needed just sixteen minutes, and for this summer blockbuster in May, Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla will leave you wanting more screen time in the way that you want orgasms to last longer.
This is what people in the wine industry call a trade show. For everyone else, it’s a Riot, a Wine Riot. And it’s coming to Chicago this Friday and Saturday night. Get your tickets!
This is the second installment of the story of what might be worth a trip to Sioux Falls, South Dakota. That and maybe Sturgis…if you ride. Less if you’re in it just for the sushi.
A sushi restaurant in South Dakota. Sounds like the punch line of a joke or an analogy illustrating absurdity. At the time of its opening, back in 2000, it was the first Japanese restaurant in South Dakota.
A recap of some of our best articles of 2013.
Have you done this? Are you thinking of doing this? What gives?
By Corey Nuffer on September 28, 2013
Whether you’re doing a gas chromatography–olfactometry/mass spectrometry or just sniffing and sipping it, Riesling is so complicated, you’ll forget you’re drinking a white.
It’s happening this Saturday night. Get a ticket. Be changed. Feed a Starving Artist.
He started Curbside Splendor to publish his own book about growing up in Chicago during the 80s and 90s. Atlantic Wire voted one of CS’s books “Best 2012 Small Press Debut.” He wants your urban stories.
By Corey Nuffer on June 16, 2013
In a follow up to my review, an interview with this thoughtful, film director from Argentina and Ulysses fan.