Joshua Green, "Hillary's Choice"; Ann Louise Bardach, "Twilight of the Assassins "; Jonathan Rauch, "Sex, Lies, and Videogames"; Mark Steyn on the Crocodile Hunter; Ilana Ozernoy on Karen Hughes; Michael Hirschorn on YouTube; and much more.
What if a computer program combined the action and graphics of a video game with the emotional power of great art? The result could revolutionize interactive entertainment—and even change the meaning of “play”
It was the first act of airline terrorism in the Americas: thirty years ago, seventy-three people died in the bombing of a Cuban passenger plane. Now, one alleged mastermind lives freely in Miami, while another awaits trial on other charges in Texas. With Fidel Castro and Hugo Chávez insisting the CIA was behind the bombing, why won’t the Bush administration at last resolve enduring suspicions? A tale of thwarted dreams, frustrated justice, and murder in the sky
This is the tenth in a series of archival excerpts in honor of the magazine's 150th anniversary. This installment is introduced by Jonathan Kozol, the National Book Award-winning author of several books on public education.
The Arcades Project, by Walter Benjamin; Carried Away, by Rachel Bowlby; Harvard Design School Guide to Shopping, edited by Chuihua Judy Chung, Jeffrey Inaba, Rem Koolhaas, and Sze Tsung Leong; Mall Maker, by M. Jeffrey Hardwick; Victor Gruen, by Alex Wall