Thad McIlroy

Thad McIlroy is an electronic publishing analyst and consultant, author of more than two hundred articles and several books on the subject. For three years he has been named one of Canada's fifty most influential people in graphic communications. He lives in Toronto and at

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Death and the Economist

The art of the obituary lives on: Obituaries of note from The Economist magazine, including those of the "gunrunner of CIA front companies" and "last interesting Marxist." more »

Feb 20, 2013 by in Reviews (3 Comments)

Hernia Heaven, Part 2

Thad McIlroy undergoes a hernia operation—and with Neil Diamond and the right kind of drugs, it might only take ten minutes. more »

Nov 22, 2012 by in Dispatches (2 Comments)

Hernia Heaven

Thad McIlroy spends the night in hospital to get a hernia - possibly on his left side, possibly on his right - repaired. more »

Aug 20, 2012 by in Dispatches

Report the Suspicious

Images from "Transit Secure," created for TransLink by Tribal DDB of Vancouver. more »

Dec 14, 2009 by in FINDINGS

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Failed Experiments in the Future of Publishing

Thad McIlroy reviews The Reaper by Steven Dunne. more »

Oct 30, 2009 by in Reviews

A Moveable Book

Thad McIlroy reviews Ernest Hemingway's Paris memoir, A Moveable Feast. more »

Oct 30, 2009 by in Reviews

Slumdog Millionaire

Danny Boyle’s film turns the traditional Bollywood scheme on its head. more »

Jul 12, 2009 by in Reviews