Media Connections Made

Posted on Jun 13, 2009 in Life, Work
For the past two days, I’ve been immersed in discussions about new media/old media and all their intersections. I don’t have a clearer sense of whether newspapers will survive, or how good journalism will be funded. But I do know nonprofits are doing all they can to make the best of this crazy new world — and to ensure that their stories don’t get lost in the shuffle.

America’s Best Pizza is in My Hood

Posted on May 19, 2009 in Life
The June issue of GQ magazine, the one with the disturbing story about former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld’s need to pepper military intelligence briefs with Bible quotes, is drawing attention in Chicago for another reason: pizza.

Best. Friday. Ever. (Free Beer Edition)

Posted on Mar 6, 2009 in Life
Half Acre Beer, the new brewery in my neighborhood, held a treasure hunt today. The clue seemed obvious, but 1.) how many times have I thought, “Oooh! I know the answer!” only to be completely wrong; 2.) I never win contests (see #1)

A Happy New Year

Posted on Jan 4, 2009 in Life, Work
So far in 2009 I’ve started work on two new projects (a benefit website and, designed by Deanna of course), saw the amazing “Let the Right One In” (read more about the title),  painted a room (for the third time; sigh) and learned Half Acre Beer Company, a craft brewer, is opening up within walking distance (woo-hoo!).  This […]