The Siamese Twins
On Darin Strauss’ novel Chang and Eng
The New York Times
Book Review

The War on Christmas,
the Prequel

When the holiday
was banned
Slate

The Plot
Against Philadelphia

A supersoldier defends the Liberty Bell
The New York Times
Book Review

The Epistles of Pals
Reading the letters of Walker Percy and Shelby Foote
Commonweal

No Way Out
A review of Tom LeClair’s novel Well-Founded Fear
The New York Times
Book Review

Free at Last
Meeting Barbara Chase-Riboud's Hottentot Venus
The New York Times
Book Review

The Bad Boys of Summer
Reconsidering Jim Bouton’s Ball Four
The New York Times
Book Review

Game Dad
When fatherhood means acting like a five-year-old
GQ

The Sin Box
Why have Catholics
stopped lining up at the Confessional?
Slate

Get Lent
Protestants do the
sober season
Slate

Hands Across
Catholic America
Should churchgoers hold hands
during Mass?
Slate

Thanks but No Thanks
Religion's place at the Thanksgiving table
Slate

Signing Off
Reading the signs of the times in Chicago parks
The Chicago Reader

Changing Stations
A new, activist twist on the Stations of the Cross
Slate

Who, Me? An
Overinvolved Dad?

On never missing a
t-ball game
The Christian Science Monitor

Walking Tall
Why world leaders love cowboy boots
GQ

Rest in Pieces
In praise of the Louisville Slugger
GQ

The Church Search
Why American churchgoers like to shop around
Slate

Wild in the Street
Tracking the wily coyote
with a latter-day trapper
GQ

All the Rage
Navigating the Age of Anger
Utne Reader

Roman Holiday
Understanding indulgences
The New York Times Magazine

His Imagination Ran Wild
How landscape architect Alfred Caldwell brought
the prairie to the city
The Chicago Reader

Diamonds in the Rough
A season with a Chicago softball team
Chicago

Booster Blues
Courtside with a college basketball backer
Chicago

Da Bears
Why the ’85 Chicago Bears never won again
GQ

No Time for You
The age of emotional professionalism
Notre Dame Magazine

Confessions of a
High School Fencer

Taking a stab at an overlooked sport
Details

Bear Down
Decatur wants its team back
GQ

The Math Evangelist
Changing young lives
in math class
Prospect

 

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