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One My Lai a Month

"When somebody asks, 'Why do you do it to a gook, why do you do this to people?' your answer is, 'So what, they're just gooks, they're not people. It doesn't make any difference what you do to them; they're not human.' And this thing is built into you," Cpl. Show More Summary

Ebola test positive for NYC doctor

A New York City doctor who treated Ebola patients in West Africa became the first person to test positive for the virus in America's largest city, setting off fresh fears about the spread of the disease.New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said residents were safe to travel around the city, even as officials disclosed that Dr. Show More Summary

8 Signs You're in the Hipster Part of Town

By: Gianni Jaccoma Credit: Flickr/Bill Dickinson These days, the term "hipster" has become so mainstream that it almost entirely lacks meaning, lost in a sea of skintight jeans, Flock of Seagulls haircuts, and cruelty-free almond butter. Show More Summary

Review: Momotaro

Review: Momotaro 820 W. Lake St. 312-733-4818Rating: !!! (out of 4) Off to a good start Restaurateurs Rob Katz and Kevin Boehm of The Boka Restaurant Group have quite the collection of successful restaurants, from the crispy pig-faced glory of Girl & the Goat to the bustling raw bar at GT Fish & Oyster. Show More Summary

Class Dismissed: New Indie Documentary On Home Education Receiving Amazing Audience Response

A new independent film, now showing in select theaters on the West Coast and making its way to the Midwest and East Coast in November, is currently screening to sold out audiences. Class Dismissed explores the fast growing movement in the U.S. Show More Summary

Reasons I never registered to vote (until now)

My darkest secret? Until this year, at the age of 27, I had never registered to vote. Just under the wire, I finally succumbed to the shame and ridicule and registered online in Illinois. Here are some reasons, either legitimate and extremely stupid, for why it took me so damn long.   My parents never did. I have little to zero faith in U.S. Show More Summary

No One Should Have to Go Through the Bullying That I Did

No one should ever experience being bullied. It's a cowardly action that unfortunately occurs all too often in our schools. According to the National Education Association, it is estimated that 160,000 children miss school every day due to fear of attack or intimidation by other students. Show More Summary

Maggie Daley Park's ice skating ribbon

Lace up your ice skates. You could be the next Shani Davis, the Chicago-native Olympic speedskater. The new winding ice skating ribbon at Maggie Daley Park is set to open in late November or early December, said Bob O'Neill, president...Show More Summary

Top-grossing Horror Movies Made in Illinois

According to the Illinois film office, the state's film industry generated record-breaking revenue in 2013 of $358 million, an increase from $184 million from the previous year. The Illinois film industry is well represented during the Halloween horror movie season. Show More Summary

Chance the Rapper on his new music

There will be a new Chance the Rapper full-length in 2014. In a lengthy interview with Billboard Magazine yesterday, the Chicago native revealed a lot of new information with the biggest announcement being that his next project will be out before the end of the year. Show More Summary

Plutocrat (The Ballad of Bruce Rauner)

What do you give a guy who owns nine homes, made $60 million last year and wants to be governor of Illinois? I decided to give him the gift of music. After all, a guy who loves Wrangler jeans and Carhartt coats as much as Bruce Rauner...Show More Summary

Nik Wallenda's walk

>>Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream In less than two weeks, Nik Wallenda will wander across the Chicago River, and the livestream camera is already rolling.  If you're a fan of looking at a whole lot of nothing (except tourists on a bridge, a few boats and traffic), check out the livestream above. Show More Summary

Extra Extra: Marina City Residents Asked To Not Bother Nik Wallenda

Marina City residents have been asked to not do anything stupid when Nik Wallenda walks a tightrope from there to the Leo Burnett Building next weekend. [ more › ]

Still They Rise Against the Machine

For the last 15 years, Chicago's Rise Against has been bringing a fury and thunder to punk and rock and roll. This past year, the band released seventh album, The Black Market to critical and commercial acclaim and scored their second No. Show More Summary

Tippling Hall cocktails make a grand entrance in River North

Review: Tippling Hall 646 N. Franklin St. 312-448-9922 Rating: 3 (out of four) Off to a good start "It's going to be the culmination of everything the Tippling Bros. likes to do with beverages, but times 10." That's how Tad Carducci of cocktail consultants Tippling Bros. Show More Summary

Music Video Of The Day: Andrew W.K. 'Party Hard'

Who better to help us ring in 10 years than a man who made partying hard a career and life philosophy? [ more › ]

Saba Talks 'ComfortZone' on 'The Interview Show'

Saba's new mixtape, "ComfortZone," is one of the year's best. Lot of fun to have him on The Interview Show. Filmed at The Hideout, this summer (Aug. 1, 2014). Next Interview Show is Nov. 7, with Kelly Hogan and more! Thanks to Ben Chandler, Adam Peindl and Kevin Viol.

Hozier: 2014 breakout act

In some respects, time hasn't been on Hozier's side recently. He was only in town for three or four hours while performing at Lollapalooza, preventing him from checking out the Chicago blues that influenced him or seeing sights from "The Blues Brothers," which he'd watch on repeat as a kid. Show More Summary

How Fat Rice is building America's best Portuguese wine list

I recently interviewed wine retailer Craig Perman with a couple of other wine people for my podcast, and he mentioned that he had helped Fat Rice build a Portuguese-wine-based list—helped in the sense that he took Fat Rice owners Abraham...Show More Summary

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