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In this issue:

COMMENT
"Cooling on Warming", by Hendrik Hertzberg: Behind Obama's clean-energy strategy.

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Interesting", by Nick Paumgarten: The Dos Equis spokesman's real life.
"No. 1", by John Seabrook: The Decemberists brace for success.

MEDICAL DISPATCH
"The Peanut Puzzle", by Jerome Groopman: Is there a better way to prevent food allergies?

ANNALS OF DISASTER
"Crash Point", by John Seabrook: The science of crowd control.

SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Wagers", by Ben Greenman. The political bet on the Super Bowl.

POP MUSIC
"Gut Check", by Sasha Frere-Jones: P. J. Harvey's desires.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Too Cool", by David Denby: Reviews of No Strings Attarched, Cold Weather, and Uncle Kent.

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