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January 23, 2005

Since "La BohËme" Was Taken

Quotes from two consecutive paragraphs of Peter Schjeldahl's review of "East Village U.S.A." in The New Yorker:

There was something toxically facetious about the East Village versions of avant-gardism and la vie bohËme...

...A suggested title for a musical version that would be truer than the formulaic "Rent": "What I Undid for Love."

Yeah, and now that you mention it, where'd they get the formulaic "story" for West Side Story?

In the magazine header, image: newyorker.com
Issue of 2005-01-24
Posted 2005-01-17

NOTE: This week the Magazine published all its major pieces online for, I believe, the first time.

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
COMMENT/ UNSOCIAL INSECURITY/ Hendrik Hertzberg on the Bush Administration's plans for retirement.
IN THE AIR/ DO-GOODER/ Dan Baum meets a Red Cross volunteer with a bag full of cash.
DEPT. OF EDUCATION/ SAFE JOURNEY/ Ben McGrath on sending a school hall monitor off to war.
POSTCARD FROM THAILAND/ SEA GYPSIES/ Eliza Griswold on the plight of the diminutive, indigenous Moken.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE/ DON'T DO THE MATH/ James Surowiecki on weighing costs and benefits in medicine and business.

ANNALS OF NATIONAL SECURITY/ Seymour M. Hersh/ The Coming Wars/ The Pentagon has new powers.
SHOUTS & MURMURS/ Andy Borowitz/ Real-Estate Note
NEW YORK JOURNAL/ Rebecca Mead/ Funny Boys/ How to get rich off dumb jokes.
PROFILES/ Jon Lee Anderson/ A Man of the Shadows/ Iyad Allawi's past and Iraq's future.
LETTER FROM EUROPE/ Jane Kramer/ Blood Sport/ What's really at issue in the foxhunt debate?
FICTION/ Thomas McGuane/ "Ice"

THE CRITICS
BOOKS/ Jim Holt/ Measure for Measure/ The strange science of Francis Galton.
BOOKS/ John Updike/ Subconscious Tunnels/ Haruki Murakami's dreamlike new novel.
THE THEATRE/ Hilton Als/ Mad Women/ "K.I. from 'Crime'" and "Belize."
THE ART WORLD/ Peter Schjeldahl/ That Eighties Show/ Revisiting the East Village.
THE CURRENT CINEMA/ David Denby/ The Contender/ Ben Stiller onscreen.

FROM THE ARCHIVE
LETTER FROM TEHRAN/ SHADOW LAND/ JOE KLEIN/ Who's winning the fight for Iran's future?/ Issue of 2002-02-18 & 25
Q&A/ All That Nature Cares About/ Author Thomas McGuane discusses his work and the world of fiction writing today with the magazine's fiction editor, Deborah Treisman./ Issue of 2003-01-13
PROFILES/ Kenneth Tynan/ Fifteen Years of the Salto Mortale/ A profile of Johnny Carson which was not, despite what the page says, "Posted 2005-01-24"/ Issue of 1978-02-20

In the magazine header, image: newyorker.com
Issue of 2005-01-17
Posted 2004-01-10

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
COMMENT/ FLOOD TIDE/ Hendrik Hertzberg on the response to the tsunami.
COLD CASE DEPT./ VISITING PREACHER KILLEN/ Jeffrey Goldberg remembers a trip to Philadelphia, Mississippi.
AFTER THE FLOOD/ THE THIRD "R"/ Akash Kapur on what follows rescue and relief.
WRONG NUMBER DEPT./ NOT DIRTY/ Michael Agger meets a man stuck with a rapper's real name.
DEPT. OF INQUIRY/ STUMPED NEW YORK/ Rebecca Mead on the librarians at the New-York Historical Society.


ANNALS OF WAR/ Dan Baum/ Battle Lessons/ Officers learn what the Army couldn't teach.
SHOUTS & MURMURS/ Billy Frolick/ 1992 House
FICTION/ Lorrie Moore/ "The Juniper Tree"

THE CRITICS
BOOKS/ Adam Gopnik/ Renaissance Man/ The life of Leonardo.
BOOKS/ Hilton Als/ I, Me, Mine/ A new biography of Christopher Isherwood.
POP MUSIC/ Sasha Frere-Jones/ When I'm Sixty-Four
Aging rockers onstage.
ON TELEVISION/ Nancy Franklin/ Women Gone Wild/ "Desperate Housewives."
THE CURRENT CINEMA/ Anthony Lane/ Go Fish/ "The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou."


FROM THE ARCHIVE
THE TALK OF THE TOWN/ THE PICTURES/ Lillian Ross/ A visit to the set of Wes Anderson's "The Royal Tenenbaums/ Issue of 2001-05-21

In the magazine header, image: newyorker.com
Issue of 2005-01-10
Posted 2005-01-03

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
LETTER FROM KALAPET/ TSUNAMI/ Akash Kapur reports from the coast of South India.
DEPT. OF MELTDOWNS/ BUSTED/ Rebecca Mead on Bernard B. Kerikís place in the cityís history of scandals.
POSTSCRIPT/ SUSAN SONTAG/ Joan Acocella remembers the writer, who died last week, at the age of seventy-one.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE/ THE CATASTROPHE PROBLEM/ James Surowiecki on insuring against disasters.


ANNALS OF MEDICINE/ THE PEDIATRIC GAP/ JEROME GROOPMAN/ Why have most medications never been properly tested on kids?
SHOUTS & MURMURS/ AIR POCKETS/ BRUCE MCCALL
FICTION/ EDWIDGE DANTICAT/ READING LESSONS

THE CRITICS
A CRITIC AT LARGE/Claudia Roth Pierpont/ Jazzbo/ Why we still listen to Gershwin.
DANCING/ Joan Acocella/ Ladies and Gentlemen/ The Trocks.
POP MUSIC/ Sasha Frere-Jones/ 1 + 1 + 1 = 1/ The new math of mashups.
THE CURRENT CINEMA/ David Denby/ Masters and Servants/ "Spanglish," "The Assassination of Richard Nixon."

FROM THE ARCHIVE
PROFILES/ RACHEL L. CARSON/ The Sea IIIóWind, Sun, and Moon/ A 1951 article, the third of three parts, that considers the science of waves.
A CRITIC AT LARGE/ Susan Sontag/ LOOKING AT WAR/ Photographyís view of devastation and death./ Issue of 2002-12-09

In the magazine header, image: newyorker.com
Issue of 2005-01-03
Posted 2004-12-27

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
COMMENT/ GETTING WARMER/ Elizabeth Kolbert on the facts of Michael Crichtonís fiction.
DEPT. OF SHOE LEATHER/ WALK ON/ Ben McGrath steps out with a remarkably thorough pedestrian.
BAH HUMBUG DEPT./ PLUCK YOU/ Nick Paumgarten talks hawk with the pornographer Al Goldstein.
SMALL WORLD DEPT./ CHEERS/ Ann Hodgman on a gathering of miniature-drink makers.
DEPT. OF WARMTH/ VESTIBULE/ Ian Parker meets a reluctant door dresser.


LETTER FROM AMSTERDAM/ Ian Buruma/ Final Cut/ A murder strains a tradition of tolerance.
SHOUTS & MURMURS/ Dan Greenburg/ Expected Legislation from the President
ANNALS OF MEDICINE/ Alix Spiegel/ The Dictionary of Disorder/ How one man redefined psychiatric care.

THE CRITICS
BOOKS/ Malcolm Gladwell/ The Vanishing/ In "Collapse," Jared Diamond shows how societies destroy themselves.
MUSICAL EVENTS/ Alex Ross/ A Lovely Couple/ Bolcom's "A Wedding" at Chicago Lyric, and Handel's "Rodelinda" at the Met.
THE THEATRE/ John Lahr/ Mr. Wrong/ Neil LaBute's "Fat Pig."
THE CURRENT CINEMA/ Anthony Lane/ Unmasked/ "The Phantom of the Opera," "The Merchant of Venice."

FROM THE ARCHIVE
LETTER FROM ROTTERDAM/ Elizabeth Kolbert/ Beyond Tolerance/ A report on the strange career and death of Pim Fortuyn/ Issue of 2002-09-09
TALK OF THE TOWN/ Ballyhoo/ John Lahr recounts his evening with Tony Kushner for the Tony Awards/ Issue of 1993-06-21

In the magazine header, image: newyorker.com
Issue of 2004-12-20 and 27
Posted 2004-12-13

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
COMMENT/ INVASION VS. PERSUASION/ George Packer on the making of democracy in Iraq and Ukraine.
THE DIPLOMATS/ JUST WHISTLE/ Ben McGrath on a scandalous peacekeeping memoir.
LAB NOTEBOOK/ MEET THE BEATLES, AGAIN/ Nancy Franklin tests the physiological effects of acute Beatlemania.
THE BENCH/ HIGH TEA/ Jeffrey Toobin on the legal plight of a religious beverage.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE/ PUSH AND PULL/ James Surowiecki on how the market is shaping drug research.

FICTION/ Ian McEwan/ "The Diagnosis"
LIFE AND LETTERS/ Robert Lowell/ Dear Elizabeth/ One poet writes to another.
FICTION/ Edward P. Jones/ "Adam Robinson"

THE CRITICS
BOOKS/ by Peter Schjeldahl/ The Painting Life/ Looking again at Willem de Kooning.
A CRITIC AT LARGE/ Dave Eggers/ Sixteen Tons of Fun/ Eric Idle brings the Holy Grail to Broadway.
THE THEATRE/ John Lahr/ Troubled Waters/ August Wilson's "Gem of the Ocean."
THE CURRENT CINEMA/ David Denby/ High Rollers/ "The Aviator," "Million Dollar Baby," "Hotel Rwanda."

FROM THE ARCHIVE
ANNALS OF LITERATURE/ Elizabeth Bishop/ The Art of Losing/ A set of correspondence from the poet/ Issue of 1994-03-28
FICTION/ William Maxwell/ "Homecoming"/ Issue of 1938-01-01
PERSONAL HISTORY/ John Updike/ Christmas Cards, an essay/ Issue of 1997-12-22
FICTION/ James Thurber/ A Visit from Saint Nicholas (In the Ernest Hemingway Manner)/ Issue of 1927-12-24

In the magazine header, image: newyorker.com
Issue of 2004-12-13
Posted 2004-12-06

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
COMMENT/ POWER PLAYS/ Philip Gourevitch on whatís wrong at the United Nations.
LOAVES AND FISHES/ BIG WINNER/ Ben McGrath weighs the holiday sights.
OUGHTA BE A LAW DEPT./ GOOD FOR THE GOOSE/ Dana Goodyear on the criminalization of foie gras.
DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION/ MEXICO/ Nick Paumgarten takes in the truck-bed-beach scene.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE/ IT PAYS TO STAY/ James Surowiecki on local corporate incentives.


SHOUTS & MURMURS/ Woody Allen/ Surprise Rocks Disney Trial
ANNALS OF TECHNOLOGY/ Malcolm Gladwell/ The Picture Problem/ Do we have too much faith in photographs?
FICTION/ Louise Erdrich/ "Disaster Stamps of Pluto"

THE CRITICS
BOOKS/ Joan Acocella/ Holy Smoke/ What were the Crusades really about?
POP MUSIC/ Sasha Frere-Jones/ A Clear View/ In English, yet.
THE THEATRE/ John Lahr/ Playing Your Hunches/ "Pacific Overtures" and "Doubt."
THE CURRENT CINEMA/ Anthony Lane/ Partners/ "Closer" and "House of Flying Daggers."

FROM THE ARCHIVE
FICTION/ Louise Erdrich/ A Wedge of Shade/ Issue of 1998-03-06
EXCERPT/ Lillian Ross/ The Third Decade: 1945-1954/ An essay on cartoons, from The Complete Cartoons of The New Yorker [which would still make someone an excellent holiday gift, don't you think?]

In the magazine header, image: newyorker.com
Issue of 2004-12-06
Posted 2004-11-29
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
COMMENT/ GOING DOWN/ John Cassidy on the declining dollar.
THE CULTURE WARS/ WHY KNOW?/ Daniel Radosh on a group of Kinsey debunkers.
DEPT. OF DETERRENCE/ FOR THE BIRDS/ Ben McGrath on the latest anti-pigeon efforts uptown.
CLOSET-SPACE DEPT./ HOME ALONE/ Rebecca Mead on empty nesters.
TOP THIS DEPT./ WHOíS COUNTING?/ Lauren Collins attends a Guinness Book of Records get-together.


SHOUTS & MURMURS/ George Saunders/ Flooding the Zone
ANNALS OF MEDICINE/ Atul Gawande/ The Bell Curve/ Should patients settle for an average doctor?
FICTION/ Andrew O'Hagan/ "Foreigners"

THE CRITICS
BOOKS/Adam Gopnik/ Gypsy/ The life of Django Reinhardt.
BOOKS/ Laura Miller/ Minor Magus/ The fantastical writings of Lord Dunsany.
POP MUSIC/ Sasha Frere-Jones/ Mom? Mom? Mom?/ Eminem's growing pains.
THE ART WORLD/ Peter Schjeldahl/ Easy to Look At/ Old favorites in the new MOMA.
THE THEATRE/ John Lahr/ The Destiny of Me/ Dame Edna, Woody Allen, and the selfish gene.
THE CURRENT CINEMA/ Anthony Lane/ War-Torn/ Oliver Stone's "Alexander."


FROM THE ARCHIVES
EXCERPT/ The Second Decade: 1935-1944/ Nancy Franklin/ A portfolio of old cartoons and an essay published in The Complete Cartoons of The New Yorker [which would make someone an excellent holiday gift, don't you think?]

In the magazine header, image: newyorker.com
Issue of 2004-11-29
Posted 2004-11-22

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
COMMENT/ MORE WAR/ Philip Gourevitch on seeking true victory in Falluja.
DEPT. OF SCHOOL SPIRIT/ FARM TEAM/ Ben McGrath on the eager Democrats of the New York City Council.
EXCAVATION DEPT./ FOUND/ Peter Hessler traces rare bronze artifacts back to China.
CONTRABAND/ PSST! GOT MILK?/ Frederick Kaufman meets a coven of black-market dairy consumers.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE/ WHY GOLD?/ James Surowiecki on the shared fantasy of a precious metal.


PERSONAL HISTORY/ Jonathan Franzen/ The Comfort Zone/ At home with Charlie Brown.
REFLECTIONS/ David Sedaris/ Old Faithful/ Tests for a lover.
FICTION/ Roddy Doyle/ "The Joke"

THE CRITICS
A CRITIC AT LARGE/ Robert Gottleib/ The Hitmaker/ Or, The Man Who Came to Broadway.
BOOKS/ Elizabeth Kolbert/ Why Work?/ A hundred years of "The Protestant Ethic."
THE THEATRE/ John Lahr/ Shadowboxing/ Rage takes the stage.
MUSICAL EVENTS/ Alex Ross/ Maestro North/ A new era at the Boston Symphony.
ON TELEVISION/ Nancy Franklin/ Playing Doctor/ "Huff" and "House."
THE CURRENT CINEMA/ David Denby/ Sex Appeal/ Alfred C. Kinsey reconsidered.


FROM THE ARCHIVE
CARTOONS/ The First Decade: 1925-1934/ A selection from the recently published The Complete Cartoons of The New Yorker.

In the magazine header, image: newyorker.com
Issue of 2004-11-22
Posted 2004-11-15

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
COMMENT/ THE OLD MAN/ David Remnick on Yasir Arafat's legacy.
PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY DEPT./ ACT NOW/ Michael Specter on the activist Larry Kramer's latest speech.
REVIVALS/ CINDERELLA STORY/ Nancy Franklin on "Cinderella" at City Opera.
AT THE GALLERIES/ UNZIPPED/ Calvin Tomkins attends the opening of Timothy Greenfield-Sanders's porn-star portrait show.
THE BOARDS/ RESONATING/ Lillian Ross visits Randy Quaid on the set of Sam Shepard's new play.


ANNALS OF CULTURE/ Something Borrowed/ Malcolm Gladwell/ Is it fair to complain about plagiarism?
SHOUTS & MURMURS/ Patricia Marx/ Pledge Drive
THE SPORTING SCENE/ Roger Angell/ The year the Red Sox made it happen.
FICTION/ Allan Gurganus/ "My Heart Is a Snake Farm"

THE CRITICS
THE CURRENT CINEMA/ In and Out of Love/ David Denby/ The films of Pedro AlmodÛvar.
THE ART WORLD/ The Charmer/ Peter Schjeldahl/ Young Raphael, in London.
BOOKS/ Get Happy/ Adam Kirsch/ Richard Wilbur and the poetry of profusion.
A CRITIC AT LARGE/ Lost Boys/ Anthony Lane/ Why J. M. Barrie created Peter Pan.
POP MUSIC/ Bingo in Swansea/ Sasha Frere-Jones/ Maya Arulpragasam's world.
THE THEATRE/ Soul Sketches/ John Lahr/ Tennessee Williams's unknown one-acts.

FROM THE ARCHIVE
LETTER FROM EUROPE/ Jane Kramer/ Liberty, Equality, Sorority/ On the political parity law in France/ Issue of 2000-05-29

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