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In this issue:

COMMENT
"Up in the Air", by Elizabeth Kolbert: Climate-change denial.

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Free Betty Crocker!", by Mike Peed: The Department of Education's ban on certain snack foods.

LETTER FROM GUINEA
"Downfall", by Jon Lee Anderson: The end of a West African dictatorship.

THE SPORTING SCENE
"The Rainy Season", by Ben McGrath: New sounds at spring training.

SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Geoff Sarkin Is Using Twitter!", by Mike Sacks and Scott Rothman: A man tweets throughout his wedding ceremony and honeymoon night.

ON TELEVISION
"After the Flood", by Nancy Franklin: The creator of The Wire in New Orleans.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Out of Reach", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Clash of the Titans and Everyone Else.

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