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Tracy Ullman
Tracy Ullman is a freelance television producer and documentary film maker who lives in Chicago.

Entries by Tracy Ullman

Chicagoland Shellgame

(5) Comments | Posted October 7, 2013 | 2:30 PM

Yesterday morning, my 9-year old son came into my bedroom at 4:15am complaining he heard thunder - a reference to the possibility of rain that might cancel our obsessively-scheduled bus rides through the city we take every Saturday. Groggily, I sent him back to his own bed. But then I...

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The Elephant in the Room

(0) Comments | Posted April 24, 2013 | 4:00 PM

The Chicago Reader's Michael Miner posted a story on April 17 that provided a nice roundup of some of the issues in the still-unfolding case of serial killer John Wayne Gacy.

He pointed to the blog his former boss, Alison True, is writing as we...

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Chicago's Secrets About John Wayne Gacy

(10) Comments | Posted March 6, 2013 | 2:05 PM

The website John Wayne Gacy's Other Victims has revealed a bizarre connection that suggests Gacy was given a pass by Chicago Police as his violent crimes continued to mount, that one of his live-in associates was the grandson of the late Chicago City Council leader, Vito Marzullo, and...

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To Parents of the Missing in Chicago: A Note About John Wayne Gacy

(5) Comments | Posted February 1, 2013 | 1:25 PM

The announcement by Chicago's Cook County Sheriff's Office on January 11 with the go-ahead for a search at an apartment building on the city's northwest side -- where more remains from victims of serial murderer, John Wayne Gacy, may lie -- should be welcome by families of the...

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Nothing Will Be As Expected

(6) Comments | Posted September 10, 2012 | 4:21 PM


It was a shock to wake up this morning and find that the teachers had actually gone on strike. Being the parent of a special needs child, trying to explain to my 8-year-old son that he wouldn't be taking the bus to school,...

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