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Christopher Bonanos

October 26, 2009
Anatomy of a Circumcision

What, precisely, does the procedure entail?

October 26, 2009
What Can Go Wrong?

Circumcision is, by and large, one of the safest surgical procedures one can perform on a human.

October 26, 2009
What About Cancer and AIDS?

One of the trump cards in the pro-­circumcision argument has been this: Men who are circumcised rarely get penile cancer and have a markedly lower incidence of AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases.

October 26, 2009
Doctor vs. Mohel

How to choose wisely, and find the best possible practitioner in either case.

October 26, 2009 | Feature
Drawn to New York

A recovered treasure of punctilious joy.

September 28, 2009 | Feature
The Method Writer

For The Anthologist, a novel about a poet, Nicholson Baker found his narrator’s voice by singing to himself.

September 21, 2009 | Feature
This Is Michael McKean

The actor serves up redemption in the new Tracy Letts play, Superior Donuts.

August 24, 2009 | Feature
The Icee Gets Serious

Espresso addicts are not the sort to be placated with watery iced coffee from the local deli.

August 10, 2009 | Topic
Manhattan Bridge Isn’t Falling Down

On July 23, a two-minute time-lapse video of the Manhattan Bridge, undulating under traffic, appeared on YouTube. I

July 20, 2009 | Topic
A Brief History of Slime

The area around the Gowanus Canal is the only underdeveloped area in brownstone Brooklyn.