Home sick and tired Friday, 08 February 2019 13:30:52 CST David-Braverman Chicago, Entertainment, Geography, Politics, Travel (0) I'm under the weather today, which has helped me catch up on all these stories that I haven't gotten to yet: The Chicago Tribune announced their critics choice dining awards for 2018. Yum. Megan Garber explains why female Democratic representatives wore white to the State of the Union address. Matt Ford says the actual speech was a waste. Chicago History Today compares North Michigan Avenue today with 1931. Josh Marshall says the president is scared—and should be. Jeff Bezos calls the National Enquirer's attempted extortion by its correct name. (To which the New York Post trumpets, "Bezos exposes Pecker.") Airbus is considering ending the A380 program. Vox interviews David Dunning. Franklin Foer believes "Russian-style kleptocracy is infiltrating America." And now, I will nap.