What happened on March 04, 2007
The essential Auden Christopher Hitchens, CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS is a columnist for Vanity Fair.
Starbucks' 'venti' problem Daniel Gross, Daniel Gross writes the Moneybox column for Slate.
From political reform to power grab Tony Quinn, TONY QUINN is co-editor of the California Target Book, a nonpartisan analysis of legislative and congressional elections.
Straight-A ignorance Michael Skube, MICHAEL SKUBE, winner of a Pulitzer Prize for criticism, teaches journalism at Elon University in North Carolina.
One for you, one for Antonio Rob Gurwitt, Rob Gurwitt writes for Governing, a national magazine about state and local government.
Lesson learned Jim Morin, Jim Morin draws for the Miami Herald and is the winner of this year's Herblock Prize. He is filling in for Joel Pett, who has the week off.
The warden of Fallouja Mike Carlson, Mike Carlson served as the officer in charge of the Camp Fallouja Regional Detention Facility from March 2006 to October. He is now a graduate student in creative writing at the University of Central Florida.
'Tomb' can't keep Christianity down Charlotte Allen, CHARLOTTE ALLEN is an editor at Beliefnet and the author of "The Human Christ: The Search for the Historical Jesus."
What they'll hear about Spector Richard D. Friedman, RICHARD D. FRIEDMAN is a professor of law at the University of Michigan.
My friend, E. Howard Hunt William F. Buckley Jr., Columnist, author and TV host WILLIAM F. BUCKLEY JR. is the founder of National Review. This is adapted from his forward to "American Spy," a new memoir by E. Howard Hunt, a former CIA operative and Watergate conspirator, who died in January.
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Discoveries Susan Salter Reynolds, email@example.com
Banville undercover Mark Rozzo, Mark Rozzo is a critic living in New York.
Lighting up a satire Karrie Higgins, Karrie Higgins is a writer based in Portland, Ore.
Pub crawls Tom Beer, Tom Beer is a journalist and critic in New York.
Theories of transmutation Susan Straight, Susan Straight, a professor at UC Riverside, is the author of six novels, mostly recently "A Million Nightingales."
A shadow in their family Paul McLeary, Paul McLeary is a writer and critic based in Brooklyn.
He only made it look easy Meghan O'Rourke, Meghan O'Rourke is the literary editor of Slate and a poetry editor at the Paris Review. Her first book of poems, "Halflife," will be published this spring.
Words don't do it justice Hillary Frey, Hillary Frey edits the culture section of the New York Observer.
`Why are you poor?' Edward Champion, Edward Champion, a San Francisco writer, hosts the literary blog "Return of the Reluctant," which can be found at www.edrants.com.
Divided hearts Chris Abani, Chris Abani's most recent novel is "The Virgin of Flames" by Penguin.
Aussie Charmer Jessica Gelt, Jessica Gelt is an assistant style editor at West.
When It Comes to Hits, Nobody Knows Anything Thomas McKelvey Cleaver, Thomas McKelvey Cleaver says he is the only screenwriter his age "who never made the studios a bazillion dollars and still gets paid to write movies."
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Buddy System Jade Chang, Jade Chang is the West Coast editor for Metropolis magazine.