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June 5, 2015

It’s fairly easy to navigate Chicago, but it’s even easier if you know the grid. We can thank Edward Brennan for that (though not everyone did at first). Well…

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Matthew Perry and Thomas Lennon
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May 15, 2015

Thomas Lennon, on pushing through and learning from failure. Also, here’s a fun interview with him from our local paper that ran several years back. (He grew up in…

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Major Surgery Without Painkillers
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May 8, 2015

Recounting major surgery without anesthesia. I’m allergic to lidocaine and have had a few rough procedures without painkillers because of it, but nothing on the scale of what that…

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Food as Art
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May 1, 2015

Parents, elevating their kids’ meals with art, get more pushback than you might think. (p.s. Shoutout to my least favorite phrase: “must be nice.”) “”A lot of moms were…

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Baby, You're a Firework
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April 24, 2015

Why the flaunting of Katy Perry’s breasts can be a great thing for little girls. “Katy seems surprised and delighted by the body she has, and the things she…

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Imagined City-Hives of the Future
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April 17, 2015

The city-hives of our future that could have been, and the imagined aerial views of suburban sprawl, unchecked. Kitties make everything better, including album covers. I think The Velvet…

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