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  1. On Dead Planet Hollow Earth travel deeper into the cold reaches of spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Reader

    Detroit quintet Hollow Earth started their half-life as a metal-inflected hardcore band-or perhaps it was a hardcore-inflected metal band-and with each release they've grown in complexity and stretched out farther and farther into the cold reaches of space. They really started to take on interstellar dimensions around the time of 2012's We Are Not Humanity , but on last fall's Dead Planet , guitarist-songwriter Mike Moynihan and vocalist Steve Muczynski craft an especially rich and pummelling apocalypse with the twin-guitar power of Sean Reed and the nimble, deep-rooted midtempo rhythms of drummer Mike Walsh and bassist Dennis Tuohey.

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  2. The key to actualizing sexual fantasies? Acknowledging them.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Reader

    "If you ever want to have that threesome or experiment with anal, HARD, you need to keep talking with your wife about these fantasies - and you need to tell her your fantasies too!" Q: I'm a straight married man. My wife and I have a four-year-old and a three-month-old.

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  3. CPS won't let federal immigration agents into schools without a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Reader

    Chicago Public Schools has alerted its principals not to allow any U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents into its schools without a warrant. "If presented with any paperwork from ICE, please call the Law Department before taking any action," the district's chief education officer, Janice Jackson, said in an advisory note.

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  4. Nintendo's new console Switch works best when it takes the video out of video gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Reader

    I was already prepared to make suggestive jerking motions with my right hand in order to milk a virtual cow as part of a recent preview event in the West Loop for Nintendo's Switch gaming console. Adding to the awkwardness, a floppy-haired Nintendo employee wearing an oversized cowboy hat made an unusual request: Lock eyes with your challenger while you play.

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  5. The OnEdge experimental performance series questions traditional theatrical normsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Chicago Reader

    Now in its fourth year, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events' OnEdge series returns with a month of experimental theater and dance shows that examine the intersections of identity, history, psychology, and more, all through an unconventional lens. OnEdge kicks off on February 23 with Swiss choreographer Marie-Caroline Hominal's dance performance The Triumph of Fame , running through February 25 at Dfbrl8r Gallery.

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  6. Buzzfeed media editor Craig Silverman on the impact of fake news,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Chicago Reader

    Craig Silverman, media editor of Buzzfeed, was showing a picture of an ABC News article recently to a crowd at the University of Chicago's International House Assembly Hall. The headline read "Donald Trump Protester Speaks Out: 'I Was Paid $3,500 To Protest Trump's Rally.'

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  7. Dead Writers Collective now dead after allegations of harassment and abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Chicago Reader

    A social media firestorm of allegations of sexual harassment and emotional abuse ignited Tuesday afternoon and incinerated Dead Writers Collective, a six-year-old theater company, which announced this morning that it was closing for good. The source of the trouble was a contract disagreement between Jim Schneider, the company's cofounder and artistic director, and Megan DeLay, a "collective member" who'd been slated to perform in a company fund-raiser but dropped out a week and a half before rehearsals were scheduled to begin, citing another, better-paying opportunity.

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  8. At Victory Gardens, A Wonder in My Soul is neither wondrous nor soulfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Chicago Reader

    Through 3/12: Wed-Fri 7:30 PM, Sat 3 PM and 7:30 PM, Sun 3 PM, Tue 7:30 PM Victory Gardens 2433 N. Lincoln 773-549-5788 victorygardens.org $20-$60 Life isn't fair. The race doesn't always go to the swift.

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  9. Dying is easy, comedy is hard in the new UK documentary Dying LaughingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | Chicago Reader

    Back in 2002 the Weinstein Company released the documentary Comedian , which recorded Jerry Seinfeld's return to New York comedy clubs after the ninth and final season of his cherished NBC sitcom. Over the course of a year, director Christian Charles trailed Seinfeld as he tried out new material at the Comedy Cellar in Greenwich Village, the Gotham Comedy Club in Chelsea, and other venues, gradually working up a brand-new one-hour set he could take to the concert stage.

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  10. The MCA's Merce Cunningham retrospective spotlights the art of collaborationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Chicago Reader

    A composite image of Merce Cunningham pieces: Merce Cunningham Dance Company performing Anniversary Event during the exhibition of Olafur Eliasson's The Weather Project at Tate Modern in London, November 2003; a screen shot of DA cor for Scramble on Event for Television , 1977. Through 4/30: Tue 10 AM-8 PM, Wed-Sun 10 AM-5 PM Museum of Contemporary Art 220 E. Chicago 312-280-2660 mcachicago.org $12, $7 students and seniors, free for members, military, police and fire departments, veterans, and children 12 and under; Tue free for Illinois residents You'd never mistake Merce Cunningham for a traditionalist.

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  11. Meat Wave return with the brash, self-loathing 'Bad Man'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Chicago Reader

    Last week Chicago postpunks Meat Wave released their third album, The Incessant , inspired by the stumble into singledom that singer-guitarist Chris Sutter took a couple years back, which ended a 12-year relationship. Sutter recently talked to Noisey about his confronting the breakup in song: "I never wanted it to feel like a 'woe is me'-type of thing."

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  12. Journalists will never be loved, least of all by TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Chicago Reader

    If you're a journalist in a lather over Donald Trump, you've probably given some thought to the possibility that our profession might be exaggerating itself into oblivion. Columnist Heather Wilhelm of the National Review is the latest to see disaster down the road.

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  13. Unseasonably warm February weather explained, and other Chicago newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Chicago Reader

    Monday was the fourth day in a row that Chicago broke its record high temperature during an improbable run of spring weather in the middle of winter. "It's tempting-and probably valid-to throw your hands up and say, 'greenhouse gases, duh,'" Chicagoist writes, although the site also has a more granular breakdown for the scientifically inclined.

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  14. The Chicago education of George SaundersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chicago Reader

    No one needs another spiel about Why George Saunders Is Important. He's "the writer of our time," according to the New York Times Magazine , which laid that honorific at Saunders's feet in 2013 upon the publication of his story collection Tenth of December .

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  15. Ambient artist Cinchel invites his audience to play alongRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Chicago Reader

    Cinchel, aka Jason Shanley, performs within an interactive sound installation of his own design on Friday at High Concept Labs. The Sponsored Artist Program at Chicago's High Concept Labs supports working artists in a range of disciplines for four months at a time, providing free equipment, logistical support, and access to HCL's space in Mana Contemporary's Pilsen warehouse at 2233 S. Throop.

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  16. Louise Kiernan will head ProPublica in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Chicago Reader

    Important news for Chicago journalists-especially the ones with mortgages: A big job has just been filled, and another ten attractive vacancies have just been posted. ProPublica announced Tuesday that it's named Louise Kiernan to head ProPublica Illinois, its first regional, autonomous operation.

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  17. Illinois's only true meadery is riding the current wave of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Chicago Reader

    The first time Greg Fischer made mead it was 1975, and he was 15 years old. "It was not very good," he says of the alcoholic beverage made by fermenting honey with yeast.

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  18. Hundreds gather for 'Not My President' rally outside...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Chicago Reader

    Hundreds of Chicagoans gathered Monday to protest President Donald Trump near the Trump International Hotel and Tower. Activists across the country hoped that protesting Trump on Presidents Day would send a clear message.

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  19. This Lego collector's house is a world of stackable plastic bricksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Chicago Reader

    "One factor is how anal you get with your sorting," explains Alysa Kirkpatrick, a highly experienced Lego builder and ambassador for ChiLUG, the Chicago Area Lego Users Group. "If you're constantly organizing your Lego, you're probably pretty dedicated."

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  20. The Barn is Amy Morton's worthy follow-up to FoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Chicago Reader

    In general, people go to steak houses for two reasons: for work, or to celebrate something. Technically, I was at the Barn in Evanston for the first reason, but everybody else was there for the second.

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