The Addison Recorder is a pop-culture blog based in Chicago, with writers ranging from all across the Midwest coming together to talk about pop culture. We’re a progressive-minded bunch with passionate interests in arts and culture, including literature, movies, sports, games, and local happenings within Chicago.
Our mission is to promote conversations about culture for any and all readers – think of us as the friendly people at the bar on trivia night, talking your ear off about whatever strikes our fancy, whether it’s a great movie or a local food festival, right up until closing time.
As of 2015, we’ve expanded the number of voices shouting out across Lake Michigan to
four eight over 15 writers, ranging across multiple fields of specialization. The Recorder serves as a platform for these writers to get their pieces out to a widespread audience that wants to read their work.
A more verbose introduction & manifesto here, and a brief look about our collaborators:
From left to right (more or less): Christopher Walsh, Meryl Williams, Travis J. Cook, Karen Martin, J. Michael Bestul, Alex Bean, Andrew J. Rostan, and Christina Brandon.
And, for archival purposes, the original four in another restaurant-based setting: