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In Vino Veritas

Alexander Payne's new movie, "Sideways," gets women, wine, and everything else, right.

1:20 PM, Nov 12, 2004

Political Boss

Springsteen, REM, Bonnie Raitt, and other Democrats.

Oct 18, 2004, Vol. 10, No. 06

John and Teresa Do Dr. Phil

And how very different they are from the Bushes.

12:00 AM, Oct 7, 2004

Bush the Heavy

Was the president monarchical, or just above Kerry's nitpicking?

12:00 AM, Oct 1, 2004

The Bushes Do Dr. Phil

And wouldn't you know it? They're just like you!

5:00 PM, Sep 29, 2004

Remembrance of Contracts Past

Newt Gingrich and other Republicans look back at the Contract with America on its tenth anniversary.

10:35 AM, Sep 28, 2004

A Footnote to The New Soldier

In Kerry's 1972 book, his testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee appears heavily doctored.

12:00 AM, Sep 15, 2004

Nota Bene

Norman Podhoretz's latest opus retrains the mind onto the true stakes of the current election.

12:00 AM, Aug 26, 2004

(Cupped) Hands Across America

David Skinner, handwriter.

Aug 9, 2004, Vol. 9, No. 45

A Party of Hope?

Not last night.

3:00 PM, Jul 29, 2004

In the News

The documentary "How's Your News?" explores the funny, wonderful life of a group of disabled amateur journalists.

12:00 AM, Jul 23, 2004

Roger, Wilco

America's most interesting rock group demonstrates, again, why they're surprising, maddening, and quite good.

12:00 AM, Jul 9, 2004

Control Freaks

The documentary "Control Room" shows the good and the bad of al Jazeera.

12:00 AM, Jun 11, 2004

Have You Met Miss Joules?

In Helen Fielding's new book, "Olivia Joules and the Overactive Imagination," the heroine falls for a man who might be Osama bin Laden.

1:30 PM, Jun 9, 2004

Paar for the Course

Looking back on the wit, elegance, and fine work of Jack Paar.

12:00 AM, May 20, 2004

Behind CAIR's Hate Crimes Report

CAIR says bias crimes against Muslims are up 70 percent in the last year. Could that be true?

2:00 PM, May 6, 2004

Stardumb: Richard Clarke and John Calley

Hollywood's kind of war movie--sanctimonious. Plus: David Byrne sings out!

12:00 AM, Apr 26, 2004

Self-Made Man

David Skinner, smooth operator.

Apr 12, 2004, Vol. 9, No. 30

Al Franken vs. Rush Limbaugh

The problem with the left's plan for duplicating the achievements of conservative media.

11:00 PM, Mar 25, 2004

Staging Iraq

Tim Robbins's theater of the absurd.

Mar 29, 2004, Vol. 9, No. 28

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