The New Yorker (July 2, 2007)

  • by George Packer, John Cassidy, Jack Handey, Ken Auletta, Joyce Carol Oates, Stephen L. Carter, Sasha Frere-Jones, David Denby
  • Narrated by Christine Marshall, Dan Bernard
  • 1 hrs and 59 mins
  • Periodical

Publisher's Summary

There are seven articles in the July 2nd, 2007 issue: COMMENT
"Mr. Independent" by George Packer: On New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his political intentions.THE WORLD OF BUSINESS
"Hedge Clipping" by John Cassidy: Trying to get rich on the cheap with a do-it-yourself hedge fund.SHOUTS & MURMURS
"My Nature Documentary" by Jack Handey: A humorous tale of a giraffe and his monkey companion.ANNALS OF COMMUNICATIONS
"Promises, Promises" by Ken Auletta: On Rupert Murdoch's bid for the Wall Street Journal.BOOKS
"His Dark Materials" by Joyce Carol Oates: There is bloodshed among the black bourgeoisie in New England White by Stephen L. Carter.POP MUSIC
"Unbound" by Sasha Frere-Jones: A look at R. Kelly's latest album, Double Up.THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Do No Harm" by David Denby: A review of Michael Moore's documentary on the American health-care system, Sicko, and a review of Evening, starring Vanessa Redgrave.