Hot for Teacher

Friday, August 11, 2006


The heat has broken in New York City, and among those breathing a sigh of relief is sociologist Eric Klinenberg. His book on the fatal Chicago heat wave of 1995 earned him huge popularity among media looking for a seasonal quote. And because so many news organizations are based in New York, this summer has been a particularly busy one for him. Klinenberg tells Bob about being the media’s hot weather go-to guy.

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