Andrew Sullivan sends dispatches from an even scarier world.
Plus: musings on war with China, peace with Iran, success for the London plotters,
and more could-have-beens from Thomas L. Friedman, Bernard-Henri Lévy,
Frank Rich, Tom Wolfe, and others.
Also: Everyday items recovered from the wreckage of the Trade Center. Photographs by Sivan Lewin.
• Eight 9/11 survivors discuss what they’ve gotten over, and what they never will.
Spike Lee and his wellborn wife spend half of their time in Manhattan apartments, Caribbean vacation spots, and four-star restaurants with fellow members of the black elite. So how does he summon the outrage to spend the rest of his time giving people hell?
A 48-year-old returns to his summer camp looking for revenge and finds an alien landscape of positive reinforcement, camaraderie, and tolerance whose only common ground with the humiliating arena of his youth is the presence of bug juice.
Plans afoot to be the next moderate Republican media baron turned mayor.
He’s Ally-Sheedy-famous now.
Catch his new stuff—it’s fiction for real this time!—at 57th Street art gallery.
Shakespeare tree a fraud.
He’s making money at it!
It was an extraordinary week for attempts at self-reinvention.
An illegal eBay for parking spaces?
Underdog Hillary challenger thinks so, even if nobody else does; in basement HQ, he wonders why voters don’t see the parallels with Lieberman.
Being an artist in New York is no picnic. Creative Capital takes them upstate to teach them to survive.
Would construction workers actually want to work in all these buildings they’re putting up?
How a 218-year-old Irish boxer’s petrified remains came to Midtown.
A stinky drink for Hollywood yogis.
An architect and proud “Urban Nerd”.
From the name on down, Food keeps things admirably simple.
Week of August 21, 2006: Province, Roll and Dough, Boqueria, Subtle Tea, and Macchiato Espresso Bar.
A swanky raincoat, a sophisticated duster, and more hot buys.
Store openings this week.
Anya Nordeen of Girlshop.
A duo of fine-dining veterans have created an imperative year-round destination on Long Island.
Forty things to do, see, and eat, in the up-and-coming South Hell’s Kitchen hood.
The true tale of cats inheriting a Queens apartment.
The Culture Pages
Junior rock band Care Bears on Fire puts a new spin on the playdate.
Bridging the gap between dancer and conductor.
The futility of analyzing the New York friendship scene.
Three sharp documentaries tackle catastrophe and its aftermath.
Now that TV’s leaked onto the Internet (and vice versa), high hopes for a new series can be dashed even before the show premieres.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
More Fringe Fest picks: four new plays and musicals from this week’s Off-Off extravaganza.
Spiegeltent goes multigenerational.
The Fringe Festival isn’t all about theater.
Given that everyone in the art world goes to the country at this time of year, why shouldn’t you?
How 9/11 grief became co-opted, sentimentalized, and made dangerous.
Readers sound off on Bruce Ratner's Atlantic Yards development.
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