"I called up the bait shop and asked, ‘You got worms?’ And they were like, ‘Yeah, we got worms, what kind do you need?’ I was stunned, didn’t know what to say. They had like five different kinds of worms, so I just got nightcrawlers."

-Our photo editor, Lenny Gilmore, on how he made this photo illustration come together. Lenny ate that banana and the apple but did not eat the egg from that shell. The writer of the story, Rachel Cromidas, asked in a meeting, “What happened to the rest of the bag of Cheetos?”  
Click here to read Rachel’s story about Chicago’s recycling problem. 

"I called up the bait shop and asked, ‘You got worms?’ And they were like, ‘Yeah, we got worms, what kind do you need?’ I was stunned, didn’t know what to say. They had like five different kinds of worms, so I just got nightcrawlers."

-Our photo editor, Lenny Gilmore, on how he made this photo illustration come together. Lenny ate that banana and the apple but did not eat the egg from that shell. The writer of the story, Rachel Cromidas, asked in a meeting, “What happened to the rest of the bag of Cheetos?”  

Click here to read Rachel’s story about Chicago’s recycling problem. 

didyougetthememo
didyougetthememo:

Now this is what we’re talking about. Memo-getting at its finest, including mixed, monochromatic stripes of many stripes, cheeky poses, lots of layers, and a great background. You’re making us proud, team Redeye Chicago.
Pictured (L to R): Art Director Mike Rich, Copy Editor Dana Moran, News Editor  Jim Walsh, Editor in Chief Tran Ha and Designer Trent Koland.

We’re Internet-famous, y’all!

didyougetthememo:

Now this is what we’re talking about. Memo-getting at its finest, including mixed, monochromatic stripes of many stripes, cheeky poses, lots of layers, and a great background. You’re making us proud, team Redeye Chicago.

Pictured (L to R): Art Director Mike Rich, Copy Editor Dana Moran, News Editor Jim Walsh, Editor in Chief Tran Ha and Designer Trent Koland.

We’re Internet-famous, y’all!