Nancy S Bishop

Nancy S Bishop

Nancy S. Bishop is publisher and Stages editor of Third Coast Review. She’s a member of the American Theatre Critics Association and a 2014 Fellow of the National Critics Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. You can read her personal writing on pop culture at nancybishopsjournal.com, and follow her on Twitter @nsbishop. She also writes about film, books, art, architecture and design.

Biss Launches TV Ads as “The Middle Class Governor”

State Sen. Daniel Biss has launched television ads for his campaign for the Democratic nomination for Illinois governor. The first two ads–“Personal” and “Honework”–introduce the candidate as a middle-class community organizer and public school parent. The ads close with the…

Big Money in 2018 Gubernatorial Election

With still more than 11 months to go until the 2018 gubernatorial election, candidates in the race have already raised more than $124 million collectively. Governor Bruce Rauner leads the pack with $74.7 million, followed by JB Pritzker, who’s raised…

Hundreds of New Laws Take Effect

With the ringing in of the new year comes a new set of laws that took effect on Monday. Some 215 new laws are on the books now, including expanded coverage for abortion, a new school funding formula, voter registration,…

Mayor Emanuel Makes About $365,000 Per Year

Tax returns released by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and analyzed by the Chicago Tribune show that the mayor makes about $365,000 per year. In his first six years in office, Emanuel has netted about $2.2 million, about half from his salary…

Italian Community Objects to Eataly Advertising

Eataly displayed several promotional posters on its windows, which employed double entendres to market its products. The Italian community says it’s offended by language such as, “Bring home an Italian, worth the smell,” referring to white truffles, and “Bring home an…

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