Reporter for the Chicago Tribune
A huge upset in women's figure skating has the sports world abuzz. Some are even calling it a scandal. We’ll get the latest from Sochi.
Feb. 21, 2014from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Reporters from around the world are arriving in Sochi, Russia, to cover the Winter Olympics. But the conditions they’ve discovered in the city are not what they expected.
Feb. 5, 2014from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It was supposed to be infrastructure week for real this time.
May. 24from Left, Right & Center
California is known as the capital of health and wellness fads. But when and how did the Golden State get that reputation?
May. 23from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
T he data on serious mental illness is surprising and we do not have an adequate response to address the problem.
May. 26from Second Opinion
More than 19 million people in the U.S. watched the final episode of “Game of Thrones,” making it the most watched episode of any HBO show ever.
May. 21from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
This week, you can: Meet the colorful designer Gere Kavanaugh; hear about how architects slay dragons (and other reasons why you should hire one); listen to the art of acoustic…
May. 20from Design and Architecture
Hollywood's triumph in the global culture wars is a serious cause for concern at a time in which conglomerates and uniformity reign, argues French scholar Violaine Roussel.
May. 24from Scheer Intelligence
All the White House hopefuls talk about Climate Change. But Democrat Jay Inslee says it’s not just one issue; it’s all the issues.
May. 18from To the Point
A memorial helps mark this week’s five year anniversary of the deadly Isla Vista shootings.
May. 24from The 805
It is, every bit of it, the cat’s meow.
May. 17from Film Reviews