In this issue:
"Wider War" by Dexter Filkins: The Iraq crisis.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Poll" by Ian Frazier: Thoughts on a sports controversy at a Brooklyn powwow.
ANNALS OF ENTERPRISE
"The Disruption Machine" by Jill Lepore: Rethinking the innovation craze.
SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Liner Notes" by George Saunders: The album that is but never was.
ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS
"The Id Girls" by Nick Paumgarten: The new humor of Broad City.
"The Skeptic" by Sasha Frere-Jones: Chrissie Hynde goes solo.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Limited Partners" by David Denby: Reviews of Third Person and 22 Jump Street.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.