Racist Like MeWhy am I the only honest bigot?
Into Thin FurIt's soft, it's cuddly, and it may be cursed. It's the Patch, the creepiest artifact in Mount Everest history.
The Death of InnocentsTerrorists' bombs kill more than just people.
Nader's TradersHow to save Al Gore's bacon by swapping votes on the Internet.
Profiles in Personality Everyone is a "type," psychologists tell us. So just what boxes do Bush and Gore belong in?
Missing LinksThe vast international conspiracy behind the Zapruder film.
Suffer the ChildrenWhy can't we shut up about child abuse?
Big-Bang TheologyGod makes a cosmological comeback.
They Don't Know JackWhat all the new books get wrong about JFK.
Diagnosis: Totally SaneThe DSM isn't crazy in the slightest.
Sex in the Ice CubesSubliminal messages--once a myth--are now routine.
What Is Light?No one really has the faintest idea.
But Is It Art Criticism?The Stalinist aesthetics of the Weekly Standard.
Allen Ginsberg's SecretWhat he did with Norman Podhoretz at Columbia.
Who Cares If Johnny Can't Read?The value of books is overstated.
First ClassIs it possible to raise rich kids who don't have a sense of entitlement?
Fur SaleSold! The thrilling result of our Mount Everest artifact auction.
Can a Dog Be Racist?The case of the prejudiced pit bull.
Pick Your PersonaDo it now, before you get old and somebody picks it for you.
Don't Hate Bush Because He's DumbDimwits often make good presidents.
The New Jewish NovelThe complaints are very different from Portnoy's.
ListlessnessThe cultural anomie induced by the AFI's top 100 film picks.
Goldhagen's Willing ExecutionersThe attack on a scholarly superstar, and how he fights back.
The Luck of the IrishIn the movies, IRA terrorists become dashing heroes.
Requiem for the Mad ScientistIn books and movies, geneticists are no longer deranged. They are ethical.
The Cult of CheKnowing what we know, why do we still celebrate him?
The Refractory OnesSacco, Vanzetti, and Timothy McVeigh.
Trials of SocratesThe way we teach law is worse than sexist. It's idiotic.
Nichols and NoraThe two greatest performances of the decade.
Pop CultWhat the lack of cultural cultivation can lead us to do.