What happened on March 06, 2005
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Whose Constitution Is It Anyway? Douglas W. Kmiec, Douglas W. Kmiec is a professor of constitutional law at Pepperdine University.
How to Put Your Wife Out of Business Michael Lewis, Michael Lewis is the author, most recently, of "Moneyball."
Sex, Lies and Spies: This Isn't News? John Aravosis, John Aravosis is a writer and political consultant and the editor of AMERICAblog.com.
Why Republicans Should Love Unions David K. Shipler, David K. Shipler's latest book is "The Working Poor: Invisible in America" (Knopf, 2004).
Is It a Thriller, or Just Bad? Andrew H. Malcolm, Andrew H. Malcolm is a Times editorial writer.
Partly Funny, Chance of Drivel Barry Gottlieb, Barry Gottlieb is a humor writer based in San Francisco.
Forget the 'Vision.' Just Fix the Potholes. Joel Kotkin, Joel Kotkin, an Irvine senior fellow with the New America Foundation, is the author of "The City: A Global History," to be published next month by Modern Library.
Lizard-Brain TV Martin Kaplan, Martin Kaplan is associate dean of the USC Annenberg School for Communication and director of the Norman Lear Center, which studies the effects of entertainment on society.
Apathy -- It's Our Way Gregory Rodriguez, Gregory Rodriguez is an Irvine senior fellow at the New America Foundation.
No-Fly Zone Joel Pett, Joel Pett is the Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist of the Lexington Herald-Leader. His work also appears in USA Today.
The bathroom transcendent David Lansing, David Lansing last wrote for the magazine about brunch cocktails.
What a Rush Dan Neil, Dan Neil's column on popular culture will appear weekly.
Steep or Stand? Martin Booe, Martin Booe last wrote for the magazine about aphrodisiac foods.
Wish fulfillment Emily Young, Emily Young last wrote for the magazine about an A. Quincy Jones home.
No silencing a boom voice Nivia Montenegro, Nivia Montenegro teaches Latin American literature at Pomona College and co-edited "Infanteria," an anthology of Guillermo Cabrera Infante's works.
A voice from below that commands attention Richard Eder, Richard Eder, the former book critic for The Times, was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for criticism in 1987.
Magic, mystery and a devilish tale Jonathan Kirsch, Jonathan Kirsch, a contributing writer to Book Review, is the author of, most recently, "God Against the Gods: The History of the War Between Monotheism and Polytheism."
Fleshing out the March patriarch Heller McAlpin, Heller McAlpin is a regular contributor to Book Review.
A skillful retelling of the story of our universe's birth Lawrence M. Krauss, Lawrence M. Krauss is chair of the physics department at Case Western Reserve University and author of "The Physics of Star Trek" and "Atom." His new book, "Hiding in the Mirror: The Mysterious Allure of Extra Dimensions," will appear this fall.
Their Yankee ingenuity helped change the world M.G. Lord, M.G. Lord is the author of "Astro Turf: The Private Life of Rocket Science" and "Forever Barbie: The Unauthorized Biography of a Real Doll."
The family she always wanted Katharine Weber, Katharine Weber, who often teaches fiction writing at Yale, is the author of three novels, most recently "The Little Women."