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Christopher Bonanos

June 1, 2009
Two Rabbis Walk Into a Bar

5,769 years of the Jewish joke.

May 25, 2009 | Feature
What to Read This Summer

Reality rules, even on the beach.

May 18, 2009 | Features
Secrets of the Deep

What lies beneath the surface of New York Harbor? For starters, a 350-foot steamship, 1,600 bars of silver, a freight train, and four-foot-long cement-eating worms.

April 8, 2009 | The Theater Review
Why Torture Is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them

Kurt Vonnegut once ruefully admitted that writing antiwar novels is about as effective as writing anti-glacier novels.

September 21, 2009 | Intelligencer
Textbook Obama

Which predecessor does his rhetoric most nearly echo? The data don’t lie: It’s Ronald Reagan.

August 2, 2010 | Intelligencer
Metrocard Unbound!

MTA threatens freedom.

October 18, 2010 | Intelligencer
Cars Top Trains

Christie lacks tunnel vision.

December 15, 2008 |
The Top Ten Plays

Fela!, tops with list, along with Top Girls, Gypsy, and more.

November 21, 2008 | The Theater Review
On the Town

If you were going out of your way to find something wrong with this revival of On the Town, I guess you could say that the intertitles, displayed on a scrolling LED sign, are a little distracting and annoying.

October 20, 2008 | Feature
The Hive Mind

How Hilary Berseth makes his buzzworthy sculptures.