The Middlebrow

The Dan Brown Code

In a court filing, the best-selling author reveals all the secrets of a pulp novelist.

June 6 2012 11:15 AMRay Bradbury, Pulp GodThe fabulist of the Space Age was half doomsday prophet, half man-child.
March 8 2012 11:50 AMMarsCan John Carter make the red planet cool again?
Dec. 14 2011 7:03 AMThe Awesomest Vintage T-Shirt EverThe secret history of “Kosciuszko Walkathon 2010.”
Sept. 21 2011 4:29 PMRevenge of the TexansCan Rick Perry ride the cowboy myth to the White House?
Nov. 26 2006 9:13 PMChristopher GuestA mighty whimper.
Oct. 6 2006 6:46 PMDane CookInsert punchline.
Aug. 25 2006 6:21 PMPirates' GoldOur strange fascination with box-office numbers.
March 9 2006 12:53 PMHelicopter ToursHansom cabs of the Space Age.
Feb. 16 2006 5:50 PMPeter BenchleyThe man who loved sharks.
Feb. 4 2006 11:45 AMPenn JilletteThe magician-comedian-writer's secrets revealed!
Jan. 20 2006 4:46 PMLouis SacharHot novelist of the sandbox set.
Dec. 19 2005 6:25 PMWreathsThe demure symbol of Christmas.
Nov. 2 2005 6:23 PMLarry the Cable GuyAmerica's favorite redneck.
Oct. 13 2005 6:44 PMAlan AldaHawkeye Pierce's second act.
Sept. 29 2005 7:13 PMMichael FlatleyHoofer with a heart of gold.
March 28 2012 2:10 PMDark ArtistsHow the political operative—not the politician—became the hero of modern American campaigns.
Jan. 31 2012 10:14 AMMeat of the PeopleBoar’s Head is everywhere. But what do we really know about it?
Oct. 3 2011 6:44 AMMan-Cave MasculinityA man’s quest for his soul starts with a walk downstairs.
Jan. 28 2007 9:09 PMMy Dinner With ZagatA night on the town with guidebook royalty.
Nov. 16 2006 6:49 PMFor Your Eyes OnlyThe secret life of James Bond.
Sept. 28 2006 6:29 PMHeaven Is His PlaygroundThe passions of Mitch Albom.
June 9 2006 5:31 PMAmong the BrainiacsThe intellectual classes descend on soccer.
Feb. 23 2006 12:49 PMVH1The surreal network.
Feb. 8 2006 3:45 PMCan You Fear Me Now?The cell phone goes from annoying to evil.
Jan. 27 2006 3:55 PMCinema PurgatorioThe horrors of art houses.
Jan. 13 2006 3:48 PMSnowmobilesSlumming on the slopes.
Dec. 12 2005 6:52 PMFrank RichThe Butcher of the Beltway.
Oct. 20 2005 5:50 PMMasterpiece TheatreThirty-five years of unflinching refinement.
Oct. 5 2005 7:13 PMBill SimmonsBard of the Red Sox.
Sept. 21 2005 6:57 PMTom JoynerThe voice of Hurricane Katrina.

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