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In this issue:

COMMENT
"Exhillaration" by Hendrik Hertzberg: The legacy of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.

THE POLITICAL SCENE
"One Angry Man" by Peter J. Boyer: Is MSNBC's Keith Olbermann changing TV news?

SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Antiheroes" by George Saunders: Non-superpowers for the Everyman.

ANNALS OF TECHNOLOGY
"Hello, HAL" by John Seabrook: The battle to make computers understand.

BOOKS
"She's Not Herself" by James Wood: Rivka Galchen's Atmospheric Disturbances, a first novel about marriage and madness.

THE CURRENT CINEMA:
"Bulges" by David Denby: Reviews of The Incredible Hulk and You Don't Mess with the Zohan.

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