We take a deeper look at what Governor Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner have planned for Illinois. And, we look at how Illinois schools are doing on achievement. Plus, we get drama from The Neo-Futurists and music from Dry The River.
Where did zombie lore come from? Modern zombies, the (slow) walking dead that feast on human flesh, have their origins in the vampires of yesterday, but a copyright error may have created the zombie as we know him today.
Halloween pop-up stores are easy to find this time of year. But there are also more businesses seizing the opportunity for short term leases. Even some high-end brands are setting up more temporary shops.
We are all haunted.It might be by a person or a place or a thing, but each of us has something that shadows our days and nights. Norman Maclean, the late University of Chicago professor, let us know what it was for him when he concluded his majestic A River Runs Through It with these s
In honor of Halloween, we explore the root of our fears, which biologist Rob Dunn says are much deeper than childhood trauma. Curious City explores voting machine security. And Rick sits down with the new Cook County Medical Examiner, Stephen Cina.