The first of the three accounts revolves around an alleged encounter that happened while Kozelek was touring in Portugal. In the song "Soap for Joyful Hands," he recounts a romantic experience of meeting a woman after the show. Sarah Catherine Golden, the fan who the song appears to have been based around, told Pitchfork that the song mischaracterized their meeting. Golden alleges Kozelek led her to his hotel room and sexually assaulted her. … [Read more...] about SF musician Mark Kozelek accused of multiple sexual assaults
Then something weird happened. Earlier this month, just a few weeks before Draw Something 2 was scheduled to launch in the U.S., Zynga announced that Porter was leaving the company under mysterious circumstances. He stopped returning my e-mails, and all Zynga would give is a rote “we wish him well in his future endeavors” statement. When I pressed for more details about Porter’s departure, I learned that not even some people with direct lines to Porter knew exactly what had happened to him. He hadn’t been fired, exactly. And he hadn’t exactly quit. He had just disappeared, right before his major product debut. … [Read more...] about What’s the Matter With Zynga?
Ald. Matt O'Shea (19th) was befuddled by the out-to-lunch sign. "Just when you think that things can't get any worse at the Post Office, there's this," he said. "If somebody called me to say the Post Office was closed for lunch, I'd think they were just so pissed-off about the bad service they made it up. Nope. There's the sign taped to the door. Unbelievable." … [Read more...] about U.S. Mail Is So Bad In Chicago Post Office ‘Closed For Lunch’
"Residents have expressed a great deal of interest in these topics in recent months. Voters will share their opinions about public safety, weighing in on questions of public safety and actions we take to ensure the public health. Residents will provide us important feedback as we continue to work through the challenges presented by these unprecedented times," said Chairman Dan Cronin. … [Read more...] about DuPage County Board Approves Three Referendum Questions For November Ballot
The program provides grants of up to $15,000 for DuPage County-based businesses with fewer than 15 full-time employees and less than $1.5 million in annual revenues. Monies received under the program may be used for payroll, rent, mortgage payments, utilities, and other expenses necessary to maintain operations. A 1099 contractor whose annual income is less than $100,000 can also receive relief through the program. … [Read more...] about DuPage County Expands Small Business Relief Program