During my travels abroad, I was obsessed with supermarkets. As hard as I tried, I couldn’t shake my deep-seated Ugly American tendencies, making the names of products on shelves endlessly amusing. I got so carried away that a suspicious security guard in Hanoi escorted me and my camera out the door. Eventually, Sarah forbade me to bring the camera in, and I was forced to do actual shopping rather than snicker at the tiny cultural differences that bring out the 19-year-old boy in me...
The continuing adventures of Jeff Ruby, aka Chicago's dining critic, senior editor, and humor columnist. After chronicling his wife's pregnancy and eventual delivery on a Hyde Park floor in gory detail, Ruby fast-forwarded a year to his paternity leave, during which his threesome inexplicably decided to travel 10,000 miles away. Another baby followed. Then the World’s Dumbest Dog. Now Ruby’s wife is pregnant again, and Push returns for one more go-round. Again, nothing is omitted. These people gave up on privacy years ago.