"Second Opinions", by Hendrik Hertzberg: Healthcare hypochondria.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"Travels in Siberia", by Ian Frazier: A Russian road trip.
"Party of One", by Kelefa Sanneh: Michael Savage's misgivings
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"All for Laughs", by David Denby: A review of Funny People.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.