What happened on October 22, 2006
Is Justice Served? Eric Berkowitz, Eric Berkowitz is the legal editor for the Los Angeles Daily Journal. He has written for LA Weekly and the Associated Press.
Salt Lick Edan Lepucki, Edan Lepucki is an L.A. native and graduate of the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop.
Swimwear Revolution Barbara Thornburg, Barbara Thornburg is a senior editor for West.
What We Wore Elizabeth Khuri, Elizabeth Khuri is an assistant Style editor for West and has written for Women's Wear Daily.
You Saw It Here First Randye Hoder, Randye Hoder has written for West, The Times' Op-Ed page and Wall Street Journal.
A Real Original Joan Saunders Wixen, Joan Saunders Wixen has written for the Detroit News, Miami Herald, San Francisco Chronicle and others.
90402 Jessica Gelt
God's Entourage Amber Nasrulla, Amber Nasrulla has written for Los Angeles magazine, Toronto Life and Elle Canada.
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Innocent lost Susan Carpenter, Susan Carpenter is a Times staff writer.
Sight specific Bernard Cooper, Bernard Cooper is the art critic for Los Angeles Magazine. His most recent book is "The Bill From My Father."
Imitation of life David L. Ulin, David L. Ulin is book editor of The Times.
The Botox generation Susan Salter Reynolds, Susan Salter Reynolds is a Times Staff writer.
The Big Apple of his eye Mark Doty, Mark Doty is the author of several books of poetry, including "School of the Arts," and the forthcoming memoir "Dog Years."
Talking heads Lisa Teasley, Lisa Teasley's most recent novel is "Heat Signature."
Right angles Art Winslow, Art Winslow's introduction to H.L.Mencken's collected coverage of the Scopes trial can be found in the recently published "A Religious Orgy in Tennessee."
Tortured souls Steve Almond, Steve Almond is the author of the story collections "The Evil B.B. Chow" and "My Life in Heavy Metal."
Man of steel Anthony Arthur, Anthony Arthur's biography "Radical Innocent: Upton Sinclair" was published in June.
Lower East Side story Charles McNulty, Charles McNulty is The Times' theater critic.
Designing dissent Milton Glaser, MILTON GLASER, a graphic designer, has had one-man shows at the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. He is the coauthor of "The Design of Dissent," just out in paperback from Rockport Publishers.
Madonna's choice Karen Stabiner, KAREN STABINER is the editor of the anthology "The Empty Nest," to be published in May.
Seoul man GREGORY RODRIGUEZ, GREGORY RODRIGUEZ is an Irvine senior fellow at the New America Foundation. email@example.com
The sound of you Thomas de Zengotita, THOMAS DE ZENGOTITA, a contributing editor at Harper's Magazine, is the author of "Mediated" and recipient of the 2006 Marshall McLuhan Award.
A revolution in your pocket Steven Levy, Steven Levy, a senior editor at Newsweek, is the author of "The Perfect Thing: How the iPod Shuffles Commerce, Culture and Coolness."
The failure of welfare reform Amy L. Wax, AMY L. WAX is a professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
The unsinkable Jerry Brown Martin F. Nolan, MARTIN F. NOLAN covered national politics for the Boston Globe for 40 years.
Till debt do us part? Jacob S. Hacker, JACOB S. HACKER, a professor of political science at Yale University and a fellow at the New America Foundation, is the author of "The Great Risk Shift: The Assault on American Jobs, Families, Health Care, and Retirement -- And How You Can Fight Back."
A lesson from the '50s Howard A. Rodman, HOWARD A. RODMAN chairs the writing division at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. He wrote the screenplay adaptation of "Joe Gould's Secret."
The Earl Warren precedent Jim Newton, Jim Newton is city-county bureau chief for The Times and the author of "Justice for All: Earl Warren and the Nation He Made." firstname.lastname@example.org
The ostrich and the owl: a bird's-eye view of Europe Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a former Dutch legislator from Somalia, now lives in the U.S., where she is a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.