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Friday, July 15, 2011
I don't suppose the X-Cleavers were giving much thought to the future the evening they debuted at a warehouse loft party on the near South Side. It was 1979 and the garagey-sounding band already had a '60s pop edge, placing them somewhere near the new wave end of the new music spectrum. For the most part their contemporaries on the Milwaukee scene came and went...
02.27.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Joe Uchill
William F. Buckley, the last conservative intellectual, has died at 82 from indeterminate causes. In all actuality, he'll be remembered as the guy who snarled "Now listen, you queer, you stop calling me a crypto-Nazi or I'll sock you in the goddamn face and you'll stay plastered," at Gore Vidal in a televised debate about the police response to the Chicago DNC riots. And though that will always gi...