Ben Joravsky offers predictions for the 2018 midterm elections—including those for both houses of Congress.
The political comedy podcast has become a flash point in a larger fight between mainstream liberals and leftists.
Calamity West’sRolling imagines the aftermath of a real-life media scandal.
Just another task for FiveThirtyEight.
Does anyone write wisely about writing?
Jackalope Theatre Company stages John Guare’s Rich and Famous.
Should ‘roids be allowed in the Hall of Fame? Baseball writers are putting themselves in their answers.
The Ngram Viewer! Less boring than it sounds
The popular vote looks tight. The vote that matters, not so much
The Chicago Humanities Festival presents its fall schedule of lectures, panels, and performances
The Italian earthquake verdict and its lesson for journalists.
This week’s Variations on a Theme: elections of years past
According to local bookies, the chances of Rahm’s budget passing are roughly 100 percent.
To win a second term, Obama needs the economy to be improving, especially if he has to face Mitt Romney, says statistician Nate Silver.
In the city of the big coin flip, President Obama, the Bears, and the Northwestern Wildcats are right in the middle of things.