The Civil Rights movement has come to the AMC show 'Mad Men' in its fifth season. But writer Samantha Irby isn't sure any of this makes much of a different when all the main characters are white. To Irby, Mad Men "represents the loophole white men have created to dodge the political correctness of current racial and gender equality, and also happens to be a total turnoff to me as woman of color: the Period peace."
Morgan Freeman his known for his deep voice and acting accolades. But lately, he's been in the news for allegedly carrying on an a 10-plus year affair with his stepgrandaughter. Puppeteer Josh Zagoren chocks up Freeman's behavoir to "an old guy being old."
"We were shocked to find that so many coral viruses were in the herpes family," said one researcher, explaining that this discovery might actually explain away a lot of coral illness that was previously misunderstood. But as comedian Ross Bryant points out, herpes "is a natural wonder in it’s own right. A wonder of survival."
On Thursday, Alderman John Arena announced that the Landmark Commission had voted unanimously to allow preliminary landmark status to the Portage Theater. This was a blow for the Chicago Tabernacle, an Albany Park ministry that had plans to turn the Theater into a church.