"Fidel's Farewell", by Alma Guillermoprieto: On Cuba after Fidel.GIRL STUFF
"Have Gun", by Lizzie Widdicombe: Fun with tasers.ANNALS OF SCIENCE
"Numbers Guy", by Jim Holt: Are our brains wired for math?FICTION
"Leaving for Kenosha", by Richard FordPOP MUSIC
"Amy's Circus", by Sasha Frere-Jones: The Amy Winehouse phenomenon.ON TELEVISION
"Breaking Bad", by Nancy Franklin: A review of the new AMC drama Breaking Bad.THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Taking Action", by David Denby: Reviews of the new films Vantage Point, The Counterfeiters, and Definitely, Maybe.
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