In this issue:
"The Party Crashers", by Steve Coll: The Tea Party’s revenge.
DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE
"Fire-Eaters", by Lauren Collins: Searching for the hottest chili pepper.
A REPOTER AT LARGE
"Beastly Appetites", by Dana Goodyear: The animals we love too much to eat.
A CRITIC AT LARGE
"Closer Than That", by Adam Gopnik: New perspectives on J.F.K.’s assassination.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Getting Serious", by David Denby: A review of Dallas Buyers Club.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.