The year is 2016, and Chicago prepares to host the Games.
As we try to make sense of the senseless, am I allowed to ask if I’ve seen this movie before?
It’s the age old narrative: celebrity says something somewhat “controversial.” Backlash. Apology. Everyone moves on. Ozzie Guillen finally let the big one slip. Now he’s apologized, so just let it go.
The 2011 season ended forgettably for the Chicago Bears, but it was not without its moments of magic.
ESPN’s documentary about Steve Bartman smacks of all the milquetoast Easterncentricism that makes the network irrelevant during the NFL offseason.
As the Euro puts the “hell” in “Hellas”, we are witnessing a bitter homecoming of one of
humanity’s noblest ideals.
A conversation with the rising Guatemalan singer-songwriter on the state of music, her songwriting style, and her unexpected success with the Parks and Recreation theme.
The ongoing protests on Wall Street have all the ingredients for the next populist movement—except the most important one.
Feature photo by Charles Dharapak – AP In reality, the likelihood of a cataclysmic failure to reach an agreement on the debt ceiling is low. Too much is on the line for clearer heads not to prevail. This presumption mitigates not one iota of the embarrassment we should all feel at our government. The public good […]
This commercial interrupted my viewing pleasure recently. Average-looking guy stands against a white background, holding his douchey-looking device. Enter right a pretty lady who strikes up a conversation. “Can’t talk now! On my way to the bookstore. Gotta get a book that’s released today!” she says, dramatizing an interaction that may have ever happened twice […]
The only way Americans are celebrating the death of Osama bin Laden is with boorish, hubristic fantasizing. At least, that’s what the TV told me.
One of Mexico City’s best rock bands says hello on a nationwide tour May 8th.