In this issue:
"Liberal-In-Chief" by Adam Gopnik: President Obama makes the case for liberalism: radical change through practical measures.
"The Bath: A Polemic" by Jessi Klein: Getting into the tub seems like a surrender to the idea that women can't really make it on land.
ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS
"Man on the Street" by Sarah Larson: Billy Eichner's pop-culture game show spares no one.
OUR FAR-FLUNG CORRESPONDENTS
"The End of the End of the World" by Jonathan Franzen: An uncle's legacy and a journey to Antarctica.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Daring Duos" by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The Nice Guys and Love & Friendship.