David Clark

Everyone Has His Price

Joseph Epstein counts his pennies.

Nov 24, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 11 • By JOSEPH EPSTEIN


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

French political cartoon

Why Captain Dreyfus?

The shame and redemption of France.

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

Epstein Amazon

Down the AmaZone

Joseph Epstein, anxious author.

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

Photo of Bianca Jagger, Halston, Tatum O’Neal, Steve Rubell at Studio 54

Memoirs of a Voyeur

A firsthand account of the second-rate.

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

Caricature of a car salesman

Dancing with Wolves

Joseph Epstein, bitten buyer

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

Photo of Wolcott Gibbs, Dorothy Parker, and James Thurber

There at the New Yorker

The wit and wisdom of Wolcott Gibbs

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

Cartoon of a kindle at the cleaners

Kindle at the Cleaners

Joseph Epstein, by the book

Nov 14, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 09

Steve Jobs

The Genius Bar

3:00 PM, Oct 11, 2011

Bye, Bye, High Five

Bye, Bye, High Five

Joseph Epstein, handshake man

Sep 26, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 02

Sammy Sosa Photo

The Old Ball Game

The mystic chords of the National Pastime.

Aug 8, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 44

Preparing for battle

Bring It On, Fyodor Mikhailovich

Joseph Epstein, finally well read

Jun 13, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 37


Katie in Kabul

Joseph Epstein, last of the news-watchers

May 30, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 35

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