Letter from the editor: An apology to our readers. There were numerous mistakes within the pages of last week’s edition of the Sun-Times-Post-Gazette. We received hundreds of emails, letters, and phone calls about one or more of these errors. While I, as editor-in-chief, take full responsibility for each issue of our newspaper, it seems that … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Cries & Whispers
Cries & Whispers: Every Label Tells a Story (But Why?)
Hey there, Filthy Dreamers! So when Rod Stewart posed the musical question, “Da ya think I’m sexy?,” I must admit, I said no. But, “Every picture tells a story, don’t it?” Well, heck, I’ll drink to that, Rod. Yes, technically every picture does tell a story. But you know what shouldn’t tell a story? Food … Continue reading
Cries & Whispers: The History of the World
“Delta Dawn, what’s that flower you have on?” Oh, Filthy Dreamers, remember when Delta was simply the fourth letter in the Greek alphabet, the name of an airline, or a word in an old Helen Reddy song? And remember that sweet, sweet era of mid-May through mid-July, 2021? The Summer Of Freedom! We saw old … Continue reading
Cries & Whispers: No Triggering
Hi, Filthy Dreamers. It’s been a while. I had a dream. Actually, it was more like a nightmare. No, wait…IT’S REALLY HAPPENING. Seven months of Corona and counting. Donald Trump is still President. Ruth Bader Ginsburg is really gone. Summer? I think it happened. Not sure. And next week’s election is the most anxiety-inducing event … Continue reading
Cries & Whispers: Corona Travel Guide
“Why do the wrong people travel, travel, travel – when the right people stay back home?” Noël Coward asked this musical question way back in 1961. And man oh man, even though it had nothing to do with a pandemic, don’t ’cha kinda think it’s germane to this red-hot moment in history? While our Cheeto-hued … Continue reading
Cries & Whispers: Quarantine Spin-The-Bottle
Hello, Filthy Dreamers! Feeling cooped up? Pent-up? Fed up n’ fucked up? Well, needless to say, you’re not alone. They say laughter is the best medicine. At this pandemic-y moment in time, it may not be exactly the best medicine – but it sure beats checking your news feed every fifteen minutes. So here’s a Corona-inspired … Continue reading
Cries & Whispers: Maximize Your Media!
Hello, Filthy Dreamers! I’m Andy Anderson – a long-time pal of FD’s fearless leader Emily Colucci (I’m also a photographer who had the honor of being one of the artists included in her smash 2017 Night Fever art show at Future Tenant Gallery – but that’s another story). Today we’re introducing a new semi-regular humor … Continue reading
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