"Like, Socialism", by Hendrik Hertzberg: The Republicans latest accusations.
DEPT. OF DISPUTATION
"Red Sex, Blue Sex", by Margaret Talbot: Do evangelicals practice what they preach?
LETTER FROM ROME
"Girls! Girls! Girls!", by Alexander Stille: Berlusconi's latest scandal.
ANNALS OF TECHNOLOGY
"The Grammar of Fun", by Tom Bissell: The art of video-game design.
"Dreamy Wilderness", by John Updike: Toni Morrison's A Mercy.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Let's Put on a Show", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Synecdoche, New York and High School Musical 3.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.