In this issue:
"Game Change", by Amy Davidson: An epic postgame interview.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Names", by John Seabrook: Clive Davis, before the Grammys.
"All Grown Up", by Tad Friend: Jonah Hill is almost thirty.
LETTER FROM CHENGDU
"Class Consciousness", by Ian Johnson: The rise of Waldorf schools in China.
ANNALS OF COMMUNICATIONS
"Outside the Box", by Ken Auletta: Netflix and television’s great disruption.
"The Outlaw", by Peter Schjeldahl: New perspectives on William S. Burroughs.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Ordinary People", by David Denby: Reviews of Generation War and Ride Along.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.