This Game of Thrones New York City map originally appeared on the now defunct It was inspired by the brilliant Game of Thrones – San Francisco map created by Emma Gantz (illustrator of the icons), Kelly Anne Bonner, and Natalie Kelly. This version of the map was designed by Tandra...

  • April 22, 2018

The date was November 22, 1987. WGN-TV was in the midst of broadcasting the Nine O’Clock News. Unexpectedly, the sports segment was interrupted by a pirate signal and a masked figure briefly appeared on television screens around the city. The interruption was over in less than 20 seconds. Sportscaster Dan Roan echoed the...

  • February 20, 2018

Maybe one good thing that could come out of the Boston Marathon bombing is a reevaluation of the Fourth Estate. I’m probably being overly optimistic, because it would require the national media to acknowledge they aren’t achieving their purpose of contributing to an informed populace. The amount of flubbed reporting...

  • April 18, 2013