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David Clark

Hold the Gluten

Joseph Epstein, gluten-free.

Feb 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 22 • By JOSEPH EPSTEIN

 

Dave Clegg

A Condition in Need of a Label

Joseph Epstein coins a condition

Dec 23, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 15

JFK

The Week That Will Be

2:00 PM, Nov 18, 2013

Darren Gygi

Nostalgia Organized

Joseph Epstein, reunion dropout.

Oct 21, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 07

Red Smith at ringside, Ali-Liston fight, Lewiston, Maine, 1965

Master of the Games

The shrewd eye, and elegant prose, of Red Smith.

Oct 14, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 06

David Clark

Toting a Dumb Phone

Joseph Epstein on the wisdom of the dumb phone.

Sep 2, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 48

Sam Levenson, Jack Benny, George S. Kaufman, Clifton Fadiman, 1952

You Could Die Laughing

What is the humor in Jewish jokes?

Aug 19, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 46

Portnoy’s Children

Portnoy’s Children

A famous/notorious novel yields its progeny.

Aug 5, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 44

tom labaff

Pretensions à la Carte

Joseph Epstein, dining without pretense

Jul 22, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 42

The Lonely Skybox by Joseph Epstein

The Lonely Skybox

Chicago is bereft of celebrity fans.

Jun 24, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 39

‘Portrait of Henri Cordier’ by Gustave Caillebotte (1883)

Truth of the Matter

The writing and editing of ‘fact.’

Jun 17, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 38

Go Google Yourself

Go Google Yourself

May 27, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 35

Audio-Dismal Aids

Audio-Dismal Aids

Joseph Epstein, PowerPointless

Apr 15, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 29

Saul Steinberg drawing Jean-Paul Sartre, 1946

Man With a Line

The gimlet eye of Saul Steinberg.

Mar 11, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 25

weepers keepers

Weepers Keepers

Joseph Epstein on sob stories

Mar 4, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 24

A monkey and a magazine

Slick Subscriber

Joseph Epstein, magazine marauder

Jan 14, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 17

Students with dictionary, Chubb Library, Ohio University, ca. 1961

Wars of Words

The story behind the stories about Webster’s Third.

Nov 12, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 09

Breakfast with the Bible

The Greatest Story Never Read

Joseph Epstein gets around to ‘In the beginning’

Oct 29, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 07

Raphael’s ‘School of Athens’

Who Killed the Liberal Arts?

And why we should care

Sep 17, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 01

Looking for a place in Chicago

The Great Apartment Hunt

Joseph Epstein's sweet home, Chicago

Aug 27, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 46

Cartoon of a man looking bored at the opera

The Proustian Solution

Joseph Epstein, concertgoer on the edge of his seat.

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

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