Episode 20

125: Duplitecture

The best knock-offs in the world are in China. There are plenty of fake designer handbags and Rolexes but China's knock-offs go way beyond fashion. There are knock-off Apple stores ...

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Image Correspondence # 7

Shortly after listening to episode 104, Tunnel 57, I came across a segment of the Berlin Wall standing in a tight corner of Chicago's Brown Line train station. Photo ...

Episode 54

123: Snowflake

Well before the early 1500s, when Sir Thomas More first coined the term "Utopia," people have been thinking about how to design their ideal community. Maybe it's one that doesn't ...

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Image Correspondence #6

For episode 122, looking at Good Egress, of old. Photo credit: Kate Joyce "Uptown Theatre, Magnolia Street, Chicago, 2014 The west facade of the Uptown Theatre, pictured here, has ...

Episode 8

120: Skyjacking

The term "Hijacking" goes back to prohibition days, when gangsters would rob moonshine trucks saying "hold your hands high, Jack!" However, in the early days of commercial air ...

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Image Correspondence #5

This week's image correspondence is for episode #86, Reversal of Fortune. Photo credit: Kate Joyce "Morning Axis, Chicago, 2008" No matter where I am in Chicago, the city's skyline is ...

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