Did you read about WGN, online ads, and the Democratic Republic of Congo's symphony? | Bleader

Friday, September 25, 2015

Did you read about WGN, online ads, and the Democratic Republic of Congo's symphony?

Posted By on 09.25.15 at 11:41 AM

Sign up for our newsletters Subscribe

click to enlarge They've made a huge mistake. - TWITTER
  • Twitter
  • They've made a huge mistake.

Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, alarm, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read
• That Delaware Police shot and killed 28-year old Jeremy McDole while he was sitting in his wheelchair? (McDole, who was black, had been paralyzed from the waist down for the last ten years.) Ryan Smith

• That WGN TV news ran a Nazi yellow star to illustrate a story about Yom Kippur? Tony Adler

• That American cities are getting whiter? Tony Adler

• About how targeted online ads frequently reach fake users? Tal Rosenberg

• About the death of Adrian Frutiger, Swiss designer of the fonts you see and use everyday?Sue Kwong

• David Sedaris on gay marriage? ("The battle for gay marriage was, in essence, the fight to be as square as straight people, to say things like 'My husband tells me that the new Spicy Chipotle Burger they've got at Bennigan’s is awesome' . . .") Tal Rosenberg

• About the Democratic Republic of Congo's symphony orchestra, the largest and till recently the only one in central Africa? (The players still have to have day jobs.) Kate Schmidt

Tags: ,

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Reader staff

Agenda Teaser

Performing Arts
Love and Information Trap Door Theatre
September 12
Performing Arts
The Great Leap Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Upstairs Theatre
September 05

Tabbed Event Search

The Bleader Archive

Popular Stories