April 1996

  • Apple on the Town

    Travel tips from the star New York Times reporter and bon vivant

  • Cover Art

    Back to April contents.

  • It's Lew, Babe, Just Lew

    Innuendo as a way to promotion

  • Junior

    "I help people find things," her aunt said. "They call me up from all over the U.S. and Canada. Missing dogs are my specialty"

  • Navigating the Galaxies

    New programs are trying to make sense of the uncodified information on the Internet

  • Nuts I Love

    The great hazelnut becomes yet greater with chocolate

  • 745 Boylston Street

    -- R. W. APPLE JR., whose travel article about eastern Germany, "The Old Made New," appears in this issue, is one of the world's great bon…

  • Letters

    -- LETTERS New Iron Curtain Washington's Character. A French Mirror. Strawberry Fields. Advice & Consent. New Iron Curtain.…

  • The Almanac

    Almanac -- The April Almanac Government. Money laundering--the use of financial transactions to hide illegal profits, such as…

  • Word Watch

    The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition. corporate anorexia, a company's loss of effectiveness due…

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Is Technology Making Us Better Storytellers?

The minds behind House of Cards and The Moth weigh in.

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A Short Film That Skewers Hollywood

A studio executive concocts an animated blockbuster. Who cares about the story?

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In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

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What Is a Sandwich?

We're overthinking sandwiches, so you don't have to.

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Let's Talk About Not Smoking

Why does smoking maintain its allure? James Hamblin seeks the wisdom of a cool person.

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