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Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:11 am
Six years ago, I was dating this guy on the East Coast. He and I share a deep love of the arts. We started arguing on the sidewalk, and I got so upset that I vomited all over myself. He refused to dri...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:10 am
 By all accounts, Illinois Auditor General William “Bill” Holland made the leap from a Senate Democratic chief of staff to his current role as a fiercely independent auditor with ease. He ada...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:09 am

Skilled workers uncertain about status

 On Oct. 1 and 2, thousands of immigrants across the nation sent flower bouquets to the headquarters of the federal Department of Homeland Security in Washington, D.C. It wasn’t a gesture of th...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:08 am
 With finances uncertain, a financer of the Papers of Abraham Lincoln project is urging the state to fund the project that aims to digitize every document that Lincoln either wrote or read during...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:07 am
 Folks who work in prisons aren’t supposed to be criminals. And then there is Dr. Arthur Davida, erstwhile medical director at Stateville Correctional Center. Davida was once in private practic...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:06 am

An interview with director Davis Guggenheim

 “I wondered if she was too good to be true.”No one could blame filmmaker Davis Guggenheim for being skeptical where the subject of his latest documentary, He Named Me Malala, is concerned. A...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:05 am

The beers of October. We drank lots of beer so you don’t have to

 Tastes change with the advent of fall.Absent the blast furnace of summer, we become more finicky, less willing to shotgun can after can from 18-packs that dip below 10 bucks when the temperature...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:04 am
 Director Robert Zemickis has always been enamored with the technology of film, so much so that at times it has become a distraction to the stories he’s told. While his work inWho Framed Roger...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:03 am
 Things just keep rolling along with more excitement and entertainment than you can shake a stick at – if you were so inclined to shake a stick at something.With all kinds of crafts, vendors an...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:02 am
 Here’s a record with a story to tell, not only in the songs recorded but in the recording of the songs. After Brian Zilm finished tracking his latest album in Springfield at Frequincy Recordin...


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