Assessment

August

Let's get rid of it.

March 16 2013 5:07 AMSt. PatrickNo snakes. No shamrocks. Just the facts.
March 16 2012 6:05 AMHemingwayHow the great American novelist became the literary equivalent of the Nike swoosh.
Nov. 16 2011 11:27 AMHaruki MurakamiThe secret to his success. Hint: It’s not great writing.
Aug. 8 2011 5:01 PMAugustLet's get rid of it.
June 3 2011 12:52 PMPieIt's gloppy, it's soggy, it's un-American.
May 12 2011 12:47 PMThe New Walter CronkiteJim Lehrer officially inherits the mantle.
March 30 2011 6:56 AMSimon WinchesterThe historian as tour guide.
March 12 2011 7:54 AML. Ron HubbardScientology's esteemed founder.
Feb. 22 2011 7:24 AMThe StuttererHow he makes his voice heard.
Jan. 14 2011 2:07 PMThe BirderThe ominous rise of amateur ornithology.
Aug. 14 2008 12:46 PMMcCain's BFFLindsey Graham may be more valuable as McCain's running buddy than as his running mate.
Feb. 13 2007 5:55 PMJeff Zucker 2.0The golden boy of television takes on the Web.
Oct. 19 2006 3:25 PMTroubadorkTwenty-five years of "Weird Al" Yankovic.
Aug. 30 2006 4:27 PMBillie Jean KingAn equal-opportunity rabble-rouser.
June 16 2006 3:28 PMA Prairie Home ConundrumThe mysterious appeal of Garrison Keillor.
Aug. 13 2012 4:42 PMHelen Gurley BrownAmerica’s most puritanical wild woman.
Dec. 29 2011 12:44 PMTintinHow Hergé’s boy reporter invented the Hollywood blockbuster.
Sept. 8 2011 11:56 AMLady GagaPop's leading conservative.
July 29 2011 10:54 AMBook ClubsWhy do we love them so much? Is it the zucchini bread?
May 20 2011 5:26 PMSaturday Night LiveThe embarrassing uncle of American comedy.
April 21 2011 12:06 PMDavid Foster WallaceWhy he inspires such devotion in his fans.
March 16 2011 11:42 AMSt. PatrickNo snakes. No shamrocks. Just the facts.
March 10 2011 5:52 PMCharlie SheenHe may be winning, but we're losing.
Feb. 8 2011 6:53 AMNatalie PortmanA movie star for a generation of overprogrammed children.
Dec. 28 2010 7:33 PMSofia CoppolaYou either love her or hate her. Here's why.
April 3 2008 5:03 PMWTF, WKW?How Wong Kar-wai lost his way.
Dec. 13 2006 2:19 PMTenaciously DisappointingThe tragic squandering of Jack Black's awesomeness.
Sept. 22 2006 4:59 PMZach BraffWhy is this guy the voice of my generation?
July 21 2006 6:20 AMEhud OlmertIsrael's prime minister had one epiphany. He needs another.
Sept. 2 2005 7:14 PMRay NaginMayor on the verge of a nervous breakdown.

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