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What do you like to read besides books?

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C / July 27, 2007 1:11 PM

your mind

Lizzy / July 30, 2007 11:37 AM

I read The Economist on my commute.

Nuke LaLoosh / August 3, 2007 3:41 PM

I also read "The Economist." It's the only news magazine I ever look at anymore.

I hate, but feel obligated to read, both The Chicago Tribune and The Chicago Sun Times. I always read the Chicago Reader, including the cover story, "Straight Dope," Miner's column, Rosenbaum's long review, "City Works," and the letters to the editor. I occasionally look to the Wall Street Journal (I love the front-page rundown of news) and the New York Times.

Blogs I read regularly include (obviously) Gapers Block and the Tattler. I can't stand Chicagoist anymore -- blech. I also look to "Windy City Cop" when I want to get angry or want to see one cop's perspective on the world. gives me a lot of gossip and a little dollop of substantive politics.

My regular film blog reading includes Emerson's "Scanners," "Sergio Leone and the Infield Fly Rule," and "Filmspotting," though that is mostly to get to their podcast. and ususally give me my daily baseball fix.

I don't read much poetry but have listened to some poetry podcasts -- does that count for something?

Though technically in book form, I think that cookbooks should count as something other than a proper book. I find Alton Brown's "I'm Just Here for the Food" to be informative.

The past two weeks at work haven't been as relentless as the previous few months, so I went to the Art Institute and read all of the information about/saw the pictures of the Jeff Wall exhibit. I highly recommend it.

Since I've been trying to eat better, I am reading food labels like never before.

Nuke LaLoosh / August 3, 2007 3:42 PM

oops -- pardon the typos.

Val / August 6, 2007 3:07 PM

Val / August 6, 2007 3:08 PM

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