2015-02-11 12.30.26

The University of Chicago

The University of Chicago Magazine

  • Aural traditions: Neil Verma, AM’04, PhD’08, is tuned in to the golden age of radio.


The Core

  • “Tinged with ghosts”: Horror filmmaker Matilda “Mattie” Szydagis, AB’95, reminisces about the Shoreland, Svengoolie, and Halloween on Chicago’s South Side.
  • If you frighten easily …: Radio dramatist Arch Oboler, EX’36, shone a light on the horrors of humanity—in fiction and in reality.