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Stephen Rodrick

May 3, 2010 | Encounter
168 Minutes With Common

Hustling Madison Square Garden—and everywhere else—with the rapper, actor, and boyfriend of Serena Williams.

December 21, 2009 | Reasons to Love New York 2009
38. Because Jets Coach Rex Ryan Is Endlessly Entertaining (Even When His Team Isn’t)

Ryan’s volatility is exactly what the team needs.

November 30, 2009 | Encounter
127 Minutes With Lou Dobbs

Suddenly more famous than ever for leaving CNN, the longtime anchor is free at last to crusade for his country (President Dobbs?!?!) and peddle his made-in-the-USA vanity merch.

February 15, 2010 | Encounter
183 Minutes With Heidi Rodewald and Stew

They were a couple when they wrote Passing Strange, but split up before it got to Broadway. Now they’ve got a new show … about breaking up.

May 31, 2010 | Intelligencer
Tea-Vee Time

John Stossel, Libertarian newsman, is often anxious.

September 28, 2009 |

The grown-up pressures of a little-boy’s game.

June 15, 2009 |
The Reintroduction of Kirsten Gillibrand

After a shaky first hundred days, the junior senator from New York is trying to start over.

March 9, 2009 | Feature
God & Worshipper: A Rock-and-Roll Love Story, of Sorts

The complex bond between the Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle and his sensitive fans.

July 28, 2008 | Features
Spartan Warriors in the YouTube Age. Or, The Legend of Legend, Spider, and Science.

In Union Square, a gang of enterprising, mostly homeless youths are pummeling each other for your amusement, a few bucks, and hopes of immortality.

April 7, 2008 |
Armed, Yes, But Dangerous?

The Mets scored the best pitcher in baseball, but their fortunes this season might rest not on Johan Santana but on Pedro, Oliver, John, and El Duque (and a dude to be named later).