The Dog Wags Back

Remember Wag the Dog, the 1997 movie about a president who controls reality so completely that he can fabricate a made-for-TV movie? Critics described it as “ringing so true” and “teasingly plausible.” But already it seems very untrue to me. There’s still plenty of stagecraft in this year’s election, but what has been remarkable for… Read More

Our Kind of Town…

Having already begun slogging through months of falling real estate prices, Redfin was a little nervous when we opened Chicago, our first major new market in a year. We couldn’t quite get it launched until mid-summer, and we worried that by late fall it would become a frozen real estate hell. Not much time for… Read More