In this issue: COMMENT "Safer Streets", by Amy Davidson: Why are the police treating so many people like criminals? THE TALK OF THE TOWN "Follow the Leader", by Michael Schulman: Russell Brand's retelling of a German legend. ANNALS OF INNOVATION "Blood, Simpler", by Ken Auletta: One woman's drive to upend medical testing. LETTER FROM CALIFORNIA "Hollywood and Vine", by Tad Friend: Are the videos on YouTube and Vine the future? A CRITIC AT LARGE "Let It Go", by Joan Acocella: A history of hoarding. ON TELEVISION "Small Differences", by Emily Nussbaum: A review of the Showtime series The Affair. THE CURRENT CINEMA "Swinging Seventies", by Anthony Lane: A review of Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice.