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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #1090 on: February 20, 2015, 06:34:55 pm »
At lunch today I finished Elizabeth Kolbert's story about "the impossibility of justice for the Holocaust" (Feb. 16) and read Nathan Heller on a book about Scandinavia (so it appears Donald Duck is to the Swedes what Jerry Lewis is to the French).

I wonder who/what is to Americans what Jerry Lewis is to the French.


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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #1091 on: February 20, 2015, 07:29:56 pm »
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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #1092 on: February 21, 2015, 12:55:50 pm »
I read Emily Nussbaum's profile of Joan Rivers. It was in-depth, analytical and fascinating.




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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #1093 on: February 21, 2015, 06:24:44 pm »
I read Emily Nussbaum's profile of Joan Rivers. It was in-depth, analytical and fascinating.

Looking forward to that one.

I'm a little annoyed. My 90th anniversary issue arrived with about an inch and a half of the top of the first two inside pages torn off.  >:(
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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #1094 on: February 21, 2015, 08:34:58 pm »
I'm a little annoyed. My 90th anniversary issue arrived with about an inch and a half of the top of the first two inside pages torn off.  >:(

The ads or the alternate covers? If it's the former, you didn't miss much. If it's the latter, I'd call to complain.



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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #1095 on: February 21, 2015, 11:27:31 pm »
The ads or the alternate covers? If it's the former, you didn't miss much. If it's the latter, I'd call to complain.

It's the alternate covers, but I presume it's the fault of the USPS.
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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #1096 on: February 22, 2015, 01:12:17 am »
It's the alternate covers, but I presume it's the fault of the USPS.

Maybe, but they still might send you a replacement. The individual copies of the magazines themselves, once printed, aren't all that valuable.







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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #1097 on: February 23, 2015, 02:59:12 pm »
I was absolutely riveted by "Lost in Syria" (Nicholas Schmidle, Feb. 16). Maybe it's a guy thing.

I probably don't need to read Jeffrey Toobin's article on Andrew Cuomo. I probably will.  ::)
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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #1098 on: February 23, 2015, 09:25:35 pm »
At home I've started to read the article in the anniversary issue by the copy editor. Her examples of why the serial comma is still useful are hysterically funny.  ;D
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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #1099 on: February 24, 2015, 02:16:40 pm »
I probably don't need to read Jeffrey Toobin's article on Andrew Cuomo. I probably will.  ::)

Actually, the Cuomo article is interesting, to me.
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