In this issue:
"The Forty-Year Itch", by Adam Gopnik: Mad Men and the nostalgia cycle.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Tax Day", by Reeves Wiedeman: An accounting community for New York’s married gay couples.
"Prodigy", by Christopher Noxon: Flynn McGarry, the thirteen-year-old chef behind Eureka.
"Battleground America", by Jill Lepore: The insanity of our gun laws.
"Drawn from Life", by Judith Thurman: Alison Bechdel’s home truths.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Jammin’", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Marley and Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.