Sociologist Eric Klinenberg applauds Chicago’s heat disaster plan, but worries about an event worsened by global warming.
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Chicago is a city (still) on a hot seat
Chicago’s deadly ’95 heat wave turned 20, but complex questions raised in a 2002 Reader piece on the subject remain unanswered.
Aziz Ansari is the dating guru we didn’t realize we needed
The comedian blends zaniness with sharp observations about love in the Internet age in his book Modern Romance.
Steppenwolf’s showcase for off-Loop theater is expansive—and thus a bit shaky
It’s risky business at this year’s Garage Rep.
Man prefers “music,” “friends” to sex, relationships
Dan (with an assist from Eric Klinenberg) on going solo, recycling sex toys, and defending polyamory.
A weather primer
A round-up of weather-related reporting.
More on media reform vs. the evidence
Sociologist Eric Klinenberg omits inconvenient evidence in his book on Big Media.
City on the Hot Seat
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