In this issue: COMMENT "Intolerance", by Lawrence Wright: The controversy surrounding the plans to build an Islamic center near Ground Zero. THE TALK OF THE TOWN "Deskside", by Zachary Kanin: Fashion with the short man in mind. THE FINANCIAL PAGE "Second Helpings", by James Surowiecki: "Stimulus" has become a forbidden word. LETTER FROM PALO ALTO "The Face of Facebook", by Jose Antonio Vargas: Mark Zuckerberg opens up. ANNALS OF INVENTION "How to Make It", by John Seabrook: Can James Dyson pull off a second industrial revolution? POP MUSIC "Grindhouse", by Sasha Frere Jones: Nick Cave's dirty detour. THE CURRENT CINEMA "Actor’s Dilemma", by David Denby: Reviews of The Town and Jack Goes Boating.