Aaron Cynic is an independent journalist and photographer based in Chicago. His interest in the tapestry of politics and media began in the 90’s when he stumbled into a table of zines at a punk show at the Fireside Bowl. Since then, he’s written and photographed for numerous publications, zines, books and websites. He’s a regular contributor to Chicagoist, and his work has appeared in Progress Illinois, Alternet, Truthout, In These Times, The Huffington Post, Shareable and more. You can contact him at aaroncynic at gmail dot com.