There are seven articles in this issue:COMMENT
"Roe v. Rove" by Hendrik Hertzberg: The nomination of Judge John G. Roberts to the Supreme Court.ANNALS OF LAW
"Sex and the Supremes" by Jeffrey Toobin: Why the Supreme Court's next big battle may be about gay rights.THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"The Britney Option" by Adam Green: Text messaging and the art of political activism.
"One-Man Show" by Lauren Collins: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory's multi-tasking actor.REFLECTIONS
"It's Catching" by David Sedaris: Worms, germs, and Christmas.BOOKS
"Writer, Interrupted" by Jonathan Rosen: The resurrection of a troubled writer, the late Henry Roth.ON TELEVISION
"The Yanks Are Coming" by Nancy Franklin: Steven Bochco's new series, Over There, puts viewers on the battlefields of Iraq.
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