This Muck’s For You: January 6, 2018

Happy new year and welcome to 2018! After a much-needed break to rejuvinate and shake out some of the cobwebs from my brain and spend sometime ignoring the near-constant drumbeat of negative news I’m back to bring you this weekly wrap up of news, commentary, and more. Holy shit what a week. That might as…

2016 RNC

In July, I traveled to Cleveland, Ohio to cover the xenophobic carnival that was the 2016 Republican National Convention for Chicagoist. I spent time with political activists and resistors, gun nuts and street preachers, vehement supporters of carnival barker Donald Trump, locals who felt displaced from their own home and more. Here are some of…

2016 DNC

In July, I traveled to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to cover the 2016 Democratic National Convention for Chicagoist and Gothamist. I spent time with political activists and resistors, party line democrats and delegates, disaffected Bernie Sanders supporters and more. Here are some of those stories. Protesters swarm sweltering Philly: ‘Hell no DNC, we won’t vote for Hillary!’…

Dinner and Bikes June 2016

Highlights from the first leg of our 2016 tour. We’ll be hitting the west one more time in November!

The Great Escape*

“…they secretly want it to end. Their life is shit and boring and dull and controlled from so many fucking angles and nothing changes. No matter what happens it’d be great to see the whole thing crumble and see what happened after that. It’d be a massive playground adventure where everybody’s equal all of a…