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The road ahead

“Good things come to those who wait,” the adage goes. Back in the summer of 2009, I found myself in Chicago as an alternative journalism fellow at Medill, and I quickly fell in love with the city, its people, culture, and greasy spoons (if I close my eyes and concentrate hard enough, I can still […]

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Weekly World News

Keith Griffith Over the weekend I escaped most of the air show’s after-burning flyovers by attending a writers’ conference in Evanston sponsored by Association of Alternative Newsweeklies, of which the Reader is a longtime member. Though I sorely needed the writing tips gleaned from the weekend’s workshops, it was also great to hear how writers […]