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  • Daniel S. Comiskey

    Deputy Editor

    Comiskey joined the magazine in 2006, shortly after completing an MA in journalism at Indiana University. During graduate school, he served as arts & culture editor of the Indiana Alumni Magazine and wrote for newspapers throughout the state. Comiskey’s long-form features have won a number of Society of Professional Journalists Awards, and have taken him inside sperm banks, across the country in a semi, and to the home of the world’s smallest books. He lives in Broad Ripple.

 

Mastering The Heartland Film Festival

Coming soon: Indy's most prestigious movie festival and more than 100 films that probably won't return to local theaters. Here's a cheat sheet for taking it all in. Read more...

Taking the Show on the Road: 4 Imagined Art Vehicles

A caravan of imagined art vehicles, inspired by the campaign to build an Indy Fringe Truck that will bring theater to festivals across the state. Read more...

Go Now: 5 Great Indiana Lakes

Be advised, though: Properties right on the water don’t come on the market very often. You might need to make a few trips. Try to suffer through it. Read more...

Welcome Aboard: The Lake House

A “last call” bell hangs at the bar, one of several remnants of the old cottage that once stood here. When it’s finally time to retire, the second floor sleeps more guests than some hotels. Read more...

Front & Center: Great Heights

As basketball season begins this month, Zeller—ranked 15th in the nation among freshmen by Rivals.com—will need to stand out. But don’t expect the happy-go-lucky teenager to take any of it too seriously. At a freshman rally in Assembly Hall the first week of classes, Zeller addressed a full house. No doubt, many of the students came hungry for 20-win predictions. But Zeller gave them only his carefree smile and a vague pro-mise. “I told them it’s going to be an exciting year,” he says. Hoosiers fans certainly hope so. Read more...

50 Things Every Hoosier Must Do!

What makes this Columbus institution really sweet is the counter-side charm of Wilma Hare and her fellow soda jerks, who will pull you an ice cream soda the way it was in 1900 and serve it with a side of sass: “When that ice cream hits the carbonation, it will explode like a volcano. And I will laugh at the look of panic on your face.” Read more...

A Night at the Red Key Tavern

"As all of us change, this place stays the same. Ever since I was a little girl, I wanted to get in here. And one of the first times I bartended, my grandfather was sitting at the end of the bar watching everything I did. Which was intimidating. I just wish he could see me back there now." Read more...