They’re here: those terrible days when you simultaneously curse the heat of summer and mourn its impending demise. You peel away the clothes that have adhered to your skin with sweat-glue, while keeping an eye on the puffy winter coat in the back of your closet. You’ll need that coat (and the gloves, and the … Continue reading
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Essay Fiesta Wears Clear Raincoats on April 16th
Pretty much every April, we use jokes about April showers as an excuse to sear this image of clear raincoats firmly into your brain. This April, Chicago has seen both rain showers and snow showers, so why mess with tradition now? Will hosts Karen Shimmin and Willy Nast wear these beautiful outfits to The Book … Continue reading
Our July Lineup Lowers the Boom Pow Crackle!
Now that July Fourth is two weeks gone, you’ve exhausted your fireworks stockpile down to a few piddly sparklers. But don’t despair! Come to The Book Cellar at 7pm on Monday, July 18th for this lineup of writers and performers who will bring the boom-pow-crackle without violating noise ordinances: Diana Slickman is a 30-year veteran … Continue reading
Essay Fiesta Puts On Metaphorical Fireworks Show on July 18th!
Good news! Your neighbors have nearly burned through the seemingly endless supply of July 4th fireworks they purchased in Indiana. You and your dog will soon be able to sleep through the night without veterinary Xanax (two for you, one for the dog). This is cause for a celebration! Preferably one without fireworks. Which is … Continue reading