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Pub Notes: Office Hours

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by Chris Horne January, 2016   Elwood P. Dowd: “Wouldn’t that get a little monotonous, just Akron, cold beer and ‘poor, poor thing’ for two weeks?”   Dr. Chumley: “No. It would be wonderful.” from “Harvey,” starring Jimmy Stewart   ... More »

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Pub Notes: The Devil Strip’s most popular posts of 2015

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Honestly, I hadn’t thought to see which of our stories were most popular in 2015 until I noticed our friends Joanna and Brit had done that at Akron Empire, a blog that is 1000 kinds of awesome. (PS – We made the list a couple times. Yay!) When I lo... More »

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Pub Notes | Grateful for hitting The Wall

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by Chris Horne My grandfather was a devout evangelical Christian. He’s gone now, but when he was still alive we jokingly called him the Most Right Reverend Jimmy Judd. It was a joke because in the non-denominational denomination I grew up in, preachers are pre... More »

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Pub Notes | ‘Let them eat olives!’

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The problem isn’t that President Scarborough is running the University of Akron like a business. It’s that he isn’t. an editorial by Chris Horne, publisher The subtle message undergirding the University of Akron’s “What I did with my summer v... More »

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Pub Notes |Beer, Ideas and Escape from Social Impact World

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by Chris Horne, publisher When I first proposed we do a story asking “Can beer save Akron?” the idea was just a playful riff on the craft beer boom that’s as evident here as it is regionally and nationally. But then it seemed like, if not saving Akron, beer co... More »

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Super BIG, Very Important (Formerly SECRET) Announcement

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In which Chris reveals the Super Big Secret he’s been not talking about this whole time bonus pub notes by Chris Horne To get updates, follow Unbox Akron on Twitter and like us on Facebook, or sign up for this special Unbox Akron email list. For almost three w... More »