Sociologist Eric Klinenberg applauds Chicago’s heat disaster plan, but worries about an event worsened by global warming.
Chicago’s deadly ’95 heat wave turned 20, but complex questions raised in a 2002 Reader piece on the subject remain unanswered.
The comedian blends zaniness with sharp observations about love in the Internet age in his book Modern Romance.
It’s risky business at this year’s Garage Rep.
Dan (with an assist from Eric Klinenberg) on going solo, recycling sex toys, and defending polyamory.
A round-up of weather-related reporting.
Sociologist Eric Klinenberg omits inconvenient evidence in his book on Big Media.
Despite what we were told at the time, the heat wave of 1995 didn’t kill indiscriminately. In his new book Heat Wave, Northwestern socialogist Eric Klinenberg argues that it was much harder on people isolated by poverty and crime. Klinenberg’s liberal val