In this issue: COMMENT "Money Talks", by Jeffrey Toobin: The Supreme Court looks set to hand the G.O.P. another victory. THE FINANCIAL PAGE "In Praise of Distraction", by James Surowiecki: Why you should be allowed to surf the Web at work. ANNALS OF COMEDY "Funny Like a Guy", by Tad Friend: Anna Faris wants to get laughs her way. ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS "Just Write It!", by Laura Miller: Authors: don't keep your readers waiting. SHOUTS & MURMURS br>"I Was Gandhi's Boyfriend", by Paul Rudnick. THE CURRENT CINEMA "Strange Trips", by David Denby: Reviews of Source Code and Meek's Cutoff.