A Very Careful ThanksgivingRaising a child with food allergies has shown me how generous people can be. I’m so thankful.
The Best Novel About a “De-Gaying Camp” Ever WrittenEmily Danforth’s new book, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, is a fantastic addition to the coming-of-age canon.
I Still Love Obama. Love. Love. Love.Am I the last person in America who still adores President Obama?
Please Don’t Spill Your Child's Snacks All Over the PlaygroundIt seems like such a little thing, but it could save a food-allergic child’s life.
The Mississippi River Ran BackwardThe strange story of the massive 1811-12 New Madrid earthquakes, and why Midwesterners still haven’t gotten over them.
View From Chicago
Why Do Judges and Politicians Flip-Flop? To investigate, Cass Sunstein and I conducted a series of surveys.
Storm a-Brewin’—Let’s Hit Trader Joe’s! Americans get way too excited about stocking up before a storm.
Dropped Balls The Patriots became nearly fumble-proof after a 2006 rule change backed by Tom Brady.