The New Yorker (February 11 & 18, 2008), Part 1

  • by Hendrik Hertzberg, Lauren Collins, Nick Paumgarten, Lizzie Widdicombe, Seymour M. Hersh, Susan Orlean, Sasha Frere-Jones, Anthony Lane
  • Narrated by Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
  • 1 hrs and 55 mins
  • Periodical

Publisher's Summary

"The Spat", by Hendrik Hertzberg: On Barack Obama and the Clintons.DEPT. OF DYNASTIES
"Five on Five", by Lauren Collins: The Romney boys' blog.DEPT. OF PROGNOSTICATION
"How 'Bout Them Economy", by Nick Paumgarten: Is it 1929, 1969, 1990, or 2001?DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME
"Black Hole", by Lizzie Widdicombe: A voyage to New York's Bermuda Triangle.ANNALS OF NATIONAL SECURITY
"A Strike in the Dark", by Seymour M. Hersh: Israel's unexplained bombing of Syria.ANNALS OF INVENTION
"Thinking in the Rain", by Susan Orlean: How to build a better umbrella.POP MUSIC
"Living Pains", by Sasha Frere-Jones: Mary J. Blige's chronic brilliance.THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Strangers", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of the new films In Bruges and The Band's Visit.