At Oh Joy Sex Toy, Erika Moen and Matthew Nolan team up with Chicago’s Early To Bed to share their favorite sex toys of 2022–and all in comic form! Read it here.
Enjoy this Spookoween Season with Halaloween: the Fourth Annual Muslim Horror Film Festival presented by the University of Michigan’s Global Islamic Studies Center and features excellent films including: Roh (Malaysia, 2018); Beddua: The Curse (Turkey, 2019); and, Satan’s Slaves (Indonesia, 2017). These films are free and streaming online. […]
Robin Pogrebin writes here about the conflict over rights to Henry Darger’s work. “When the janitor-turned-artist Henry Darger died in Chicago at 81 in 1973, leaving a single room crammed with his colorful illustrations, a 15,000-page book and no immediate surviving relatives, Darger’s landlord began showing, sharing and […]
I heard industrial pa-chunking before I even entered the the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation. Across the street from the museum is the Ford Development Center, where Ford Motor Company does research on new vehicles and “mobility solutions.” The center first opened in 1953 and was designed […]
At Chicago Magazine, Jake Malooley writes about the origins of Candyman (1992) in a piece about a murder in Chicago’s Grace Abbott Homes. “To get at the real horror behind Candyman, I knew I had to talk to Steve Bogira. Now 66, the veteran journalist covered race and […]
Metro Times has an interview with graphic novelist Deena Mohammed. “’I want my work to be respected for the content, not labeled as something just for Arab Americans, or the Arab option on the menu,’ she explains. ‘Unfortunately, pretty much every minority has the same problem of their […]