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Ariel Levy

January 22, 2001 | Feature
Me Tarzan You Jane

With "Thong Song" on the radio and The Man Show on the tube, pop culture has become a frat house -- and women are joining the party by acting like frat boys. The new Female Chauvinist Pigs are definitely funny. But is the joke on them?

October 23, 2000 | Feature
Rise of the Soft Man

Used to be men had only one thing on their minds. But these days, complains the author, they all seem to have a headache.

September 11, 2000 | Feature
Fall Preview: Television
April 3, 2000 | Feature
Through the Looking Glass

Forget Nurse Ratched: Peter Berg wanted to create a real series about life on a psych ward -- even if it meant spending eight months in Bellevue doing research. Welcome to Wonderland.

January 24, 2000 | Feature
Bard of the Boiler Room

Ben Younger's first movie, set in the underbelly of the bull market, earned him a motorcycle from Ben Affleck and soaring stock in Hollywood. But the 27-year-old director likes it just fine in Brooklyn, thank you.

November 8, 1999 | Feature
The Other Sexual Revolution

Our daughters know everything about their bodies and their selves. What they don't know is what it took to win them their rights. Ken Burns thinks it's time they met Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, the brilliant odd-couple activists who brought women the vote.

October 18, 1999 | Feature
Not Jerry Seinfeld

Jimmy Fallon cracked up Lorne Michaels with his Seinfeld riff, landing a spot on the Saturday Night Live roster. But SNL's newest wiseguy heartthrob is no slick cynic -- he worries about his manners and loves his parents.

September 13, 1999 | Feature
Television: Boys' Town

Action is darker than Larry Sanders, savvier than South Park, as risqué as Sex and the City. And you won't even need a cable box to catch it.

September 13, 1999 | Feature
Television Preview
July 19, 1999 | Feature
The Chosen

Jewish girls go gaga for Adam Sandler.