The End of MysteryThe encroachment of science on fantasy's last redoubts.
Ready or Not?Has Clinton weakened America's defenses?
Disbar BillHe ducked impeachment and he'll probably avoid prosecution. Here's the just punishment for his crimes.
The Cong Show"Ladies and gentlemen, a warm round of applause, please, for the Shecky Greene of Vietnam—Charlie Duc Tho!"
My Genetic Cousin, I Presume?In which a Cohen of the American variety meets his Bantu kinsman.
Census 2000: You May Already Be a Winner!The Census Bureau sells the 2000 count as a lottery game.
Give Ex-Convicts the VoteIt's a crime to deny offenders their full rights of citizenship.
I Was a Middle-Aged Wage SlaveLife at $6.15 an hour in a telephone boiler room.
Gods and MonstersThe mythic quality of the presidential candidates.
The Cult of ZogbyWhy does the media treat this pollster like a god?
The 1,000-Word DashCollege-educated people who fret they read too slow should relax. Nobody reads much faster than 400 words per minute.
The Protestant PresidencyWhy Jews, Mormons, and Catholics still can't get elected president.
Hookers.comHow e-commerce is transforming the oldest profession.
The Phony Science of Predicting ElectionsWho'll win in November? The experts' guess is as good as yours.
Alumni Notes From Selective State UniversityYou knew them when.
Philip Marlowe vs. the Web DetectiveHas technology made the private eye obsolete?
Love, MicrosoftWho's to blame for the "ILOVEYOU" virus? Who else??
Luke Skywalker Is Gay?Fan fiction is America's literature of obsession.
Was Albert Gore Sr. a Crook?No, but he was sleazy enough to embarrass Junior.
A Movie Trailer We'd Like To See
All the News That's Fit To Supress
The Sloganery Slogs OnA preview of front-runner George W.'s evolving rhetoric.
The Six Degrees of Chuck Berry
Faster Pussycat! Read! Read!Can our reporter train himself to read as fast as the guy in the Guinness Book of Records?
What's So Funny?Analyzing what are alleged to be the 75 funniest jokes of all time.
The Prostate GalleryA museum explains how urology left the Stones Age.
Dismembering Mr. Shawn's New Yorker Coming soon to a bookstore near you.