Dan Sinker/now

I always have a lot going on, here's what I'm doing now:

I'm wrapping up Question Mark, Ohio, with the novelist Joe Meno …

while also helping the Chicago Reader revitalize their website …

and shipping the Trying, Cooper Black, and Marginally Employed patches I made for you …

and helping run the Civic Media Fellowships at USC …

and actually being a fellow at the DePaul Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence

and hosting and producing the weekly podcast Says Who

and making stickers for the Says Who Sticker Club

and wow that is a lot.

My most recent blog posts

30 Years of Punk Planet: Year One

30 years ago this month the first issue of Punk Planet magazine came out. It's incredible that one issue came out let alone 80 over the following 13 years. It started so small and grew to become my whole life. In honor of the 30 year mark, I'm writing 13 essays, one of each year of the magazine, starting with Year One.

Posted on May 31, 2024

Building a Town that Doesn't Exist

This week I gave a talk at the 11ty International Symposium on Making the Web Real Good. It was about Question Mark, Ohio and about how the web is still a place of endless possibility. I've adapted the talk into a blog post for you.

Posted on May 10, 2024

Three For Flinching

I ended the indictment.fyi newsletter tonight and I feel a little guilty about it, so as penance, maybe, or out of a feeling that if I've taken something out of the world maybe I should also put something back in, here's three things I've been particularly excited about lately. Here's three for flinching.

Posted on Apr 14, 2024

Updated June 12, 2024. This page is inspired by @nownownow.