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Freakonomics Illustrated

The person who made this web page is plainly crazy, in a really good way. It is a visual rendering of the Freakonomics chapter titled “Why Do Drug Dealers Live With Their Moms?” The coincidence is that, inspired by the amazing work of Edward Tufte, I have been thinking about how our next book (SuperFreakonomics, natch) should include visuals to help bring the data to life. SuperFreak is a long, long way off, but one preliminary idea is to issue a special edition, with a trim size more like an art book than a standard non-fiction book, that would allow for copious Tufte-like sidenotes of data, illustrations, etc. Feedback welcome.