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Chick-fil-A

C'est Chick

Matt Labash loves him some hatechicken

BY MATT LABASH

August 13, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 44

Whitey drives

Summertime

Lee Smith, fair-weather Yankees fan

BY LEE SMITH

July 30 - August 6, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 43

Newspaper boy

Ex Post Facto

Philip Terzian, former newspaperman.

BY PHILIP TERZIAN

July 23, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 42

Hemingway

A Brush with Eternity

Mark Hemingway, grateful.

BY MARK HEMINGWAY

July 16, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 41

The Law of Dismality

The Law of Dismality

Joseph Bottum, the dismal scientist

BY JOSEPH BOTTUM

July 2 - July 9, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 40

Cartoon of a giant statue overlooking a man and his dog

Dressed Down

Christopher Caldwell, antiauthoritarian

BY CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL

June 25, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 39

Rescuing a swimmer

The Rescuer

Julianne Dudley survives a worst-case scenario

BY JULIANNE DUDLEY

June 18, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 38

James Abdnor

James Abdnor, 1923-2012

BY JOSEPH BOTTUM

June 11, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 37

New York System

An Unmoveable Feast

Ethan Epstein, in a New York System state of mind

BY ETHAN EPSTEIN

June 4, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 36

Cartoon of a man looking bored at the opera

The Proustian Solution

Joseph Epstein, concertgoer on the edge of his seat.

BY JOSEPH EPSTEIN

May 28, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 35

Cartoon of a man pushing a door

My Digital Age

Philip Terzian, stumped.

BY PHILIP TERZIAN

May 21, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 34

Cartoon of a man in a wood shop

Shop Talk

Jonathan V. Last, closet carpenter

BY JONATHAN V. LAST

May 14, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 33

Photo of Charles Colson

Charles Colson, 1931-2012

Fred Barnes on Charles Colson, 1931-2012.

BY FRED BARNES

May 7, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 32

Cartoon of a little girl

Maddy and Daddy

David Skinner discovers his daughter.

BY DAVID SKINNER

April 30, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 31

Image of Uncle Sam going shopping

California Dreamin’

Irwin M. Stelzer reports from America.

BY IRWIN M. STELZER

April 23, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 30

Cartoon of a man buying lunch in his pajamas

Laggard

Christopher Caldwell, jet laggard.

BY CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL

April 9 - April 16, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 29

Epstein Amazon

Down the AmaZone

Joseph Epstein, anxious author.

BY JOSEPH EPSTEIN

April 2, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 28

Cartoon of a German man staring at a glass of ice water

Europe’s Drinking Problem

Victorino Matus, without a drop to drink.

BY VICTORINO MATUS

March 26, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 27

Cartoon of George Washington hailing a taxi

The Ghosts of Washington

Philip Terzian, ghost hunter

BY PHILIP TERZIAN

March 19, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 26

Cartoon of Angelina Jolie holding the globe

Pretty Woman

Kelly Jane Torrance talks Syria with a siren.

BY KELLY JANE TORRANCE

March 12, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 25

Photo of Terry Eastland with his sister Janie as children

Leila Jane Eastland, 1953-2012

Terry Eastland on Leila Jane Eastland

BY TERRY EASTLAND

March 5, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 24

Painting detail from ‘The Good Samaritan’  by Théodule-Augustin Ribot

Good Samaritans

Claudia Anderson on Good Samaritans

BY CLAUDIA ANDERSON

February 27, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 23

Cartoon of Bill Ayers pointing to his watch

The Dinner Party

Matt Labash’s dine and dash

BY MATT LABASH

February 20, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 22

Caricature of a car salesman

Dancing with Wolves

Joseph Epstein, bitten buyer

BY JOSEPH EPSTEIN

February 13, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 21

Cartoon of The Grim Reaper looming over people who use Twitter

The Plague

Jonathan V. Last, Twitter-immune

BY JONATHAN V. LAST

February 6, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 20

Painting of Mark Twain, Winston Churchill and Harry Truman sitting together

Bastard Wit

Joseph Bottum, in search of the right(-speaking) man

BY JOSEPH BOTTUM

January 30, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 19

Cartoon of a man looking very happy in the snow

In the Bleak Midwinter

Philip Terzian, cold man

BY PHILIP TERZIAN

January 23, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 18

Drawing of a girl running through Central Park

Unmugged by Reality

Christopher Caldwell, nostalgic for nasty New York.

BY CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL

January 16, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 17

Cartoon of a man getting a facial

Render Unto Caesars

Victorino Matus, sybarite

BY VICTORINO MATUS

January 2 - January 9, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 16

Cartoon of grumpy elderly woman

Goodly Fragrance

Joseph Bottum, the scent of Christmas

BY JOSEPH BOTTUM

December 26, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 15

Photo of a girl jumping off a cliff into a river

Taking the Plunge

Theresa Civantos, mountaineer

BY THERESA CIVANTOS

December 19, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 14

Photo of Marion Montgomery

Marion Montgomery, 1925-2011

Joseph Bottum on Marion Montgomery

BY JOSEPH BOTTUM

December 12, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 13