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DECEMBER 30, 2005


  • Comics Special
  • New work by Ivan Brunetti, Mark Fischer and Rob Syers, Steve Krakow, Paul Hornschemeier, Onsmith, Jeffrey Brown, John Hankiewicz, and more
  • A Year Without Journalism
  • Let's see what our brave new media future looks like when there are no real reporters to steal from.
  • By Michael Lenehan
  • Letters
  • "It's not like any of the specific layoffs will have any effect on the coverage of local, state, or international news."
  • Hot Type
  • Homeland security failing, page 30
  • By Michael Miner
  • The Straight Dope
  • Traveling cargo class?
  • By Cecil Adams
  • The Works
  • Faced with a choice between saving face and saving lives, what did our mayor pick?
  • By Ben Joravsky
  • Chicago Antisocial
  • Mistakes, I've made two.
  • By Liz Armstrong
  • The Sports Section
  • Victory is never a sure thing, but what was great about the Sox' victory is that it never even felt like one.
  • By Ted Cox
  • The Year in Review in Comics
  • By Ed Greenwood and Faye Paine-Lane, Jeffrey Brown, John Hankiewicz, Bernie Mireault, Mark Fischer and Rob Syers, Plastic Crimewave, Jeremy Wheeler and Matt Delight, Ivan Brunetti, Mark S. Fisher, Emily Flake, Keith Herzik, Lilli Carré, Dean Haspiel, Onsmith, Grant Reynolds, and Paul Hornschemeier
  • Art
  • "Beyond Green: Toward a Sustainable Art"
  • By Kim Theriault
  • Books
  • Will Eisner's The Contract With God Trilogy
  • By Whet Moser
  • PLUS
  • Ink Well
  • This week's crossword: Sounds Like Love
  • By Ben Tausig
  • Complete Section 1
  • (10.2 MB)
  • The Business
  • Wesley Kimler starts his own art club--and not everybody's welcome.
  • By Deanna Isaacs
  • Restaurants
  • Eating Late It's not just about the food.
  • By Tori Marlan
  • Art
  • Shona Macdonald's deconstructed landscapes at the Cultural Center
  • By Fred Camper
  • The Meter
  • What's next for Cecilia Gonzalez, the downloader who stood up to the RIAA. Plus: Tortoise and Will Oldham and Grammy-nominated filmmaker John Anderson
  • By Bob Mehr
  • Savage Love
  • When your sister's a slavemaster and more
  • By Dan Savage
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