2020 In Pictures

What a weird, scary, anxious, powerful…complicated year. This time last year, I had big plans – I planned on spending some time on the road to cover the 2020 election, and when I wasn’t traveling, planned on continuing my regular coverage of politics and activism in Chicago. I don’t think any of us were prepared…

C2E2 2020

Some of the highlights from C2E2 2020 in Chicago, one of the last big events I shot before the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. C2E2 is one of Chicago’s largest fandom conventions, which I’ve been shooting on and off for quite a few years. You can see a full rundown of the 2020 convention at this link…

2019 Chicago Elections

The Chicago mayor’s race wrapped in April of 2019 when Lori Lightfoot, a former federal prosecutor and President of the Chicago Police Board, beat out Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle in a runoff by a landslide. Lightfoot became Chicago’s 56th mayor and the first black woman and openly LGBTQA person to hold the office….

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…