Stop Smiling was an arts and culture magazine founded in the Chicago suburb of Darien, Illinois during the mid-1990s, with feature-length interviews, essays and oral histories. The magazine ceased publication in 2009.
Overview by Michael A. Gonzales, Stop Smiling, November 2007
THE MUSICAL legacy of 74-year-old Quincy Delight Jones Jr. looms large over the landscape of popular culture. While our grandparents might remember him as the ...
Interview by Michael A. Gonzales, Stop Smiling, Winter 2007
FROM CINEMATIC outlaws Vito Corleone (The Godfather) and Priest (Super Fly) to real life dons like John Gotti and Nicky Barnes, the mythology of gangsterism ...
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