What happened on May 20, 2007
The porn king and the preacher Larry Flynt, LARRY FLYNT is the publisher of Hustler magazine and the author of "Sex, Lies and Politics."
A media medley Joel Pett, Joel Pett is the Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist of the Lexington Herald-Leader. His work also appears in USA Today.
After the pop Daniel Gross, DANIEL GROSS, who writes the "Moneybox" column for Slate, is the author of "Pop! Why Bubbles Are Great for the Economy."
Spiked! David Wallis, DAVID WALLIS is the editor of "Killed Cartoons: Casualties from the War on Free Expression," just published by W.W. Norton.
Guided by the stars Theodore Dalrymple, THEODORE DALRYMPLE is the author of "Our Culture, What's Left of It: The Mandarins and the Masses."
One bad day Heather Mac Donald, HEATHER MAC DONALD is a Manhattan Institute fellow and the author of "Are Cops Racist?"
Not everybody's a critic Richard Schickel, RICHARD SCHICKEL is a film critic for Time magazine and a frequent book reviewer for The Times. His most recent book is "Elia Kazan: A Biography."
Behind the Barry-bashing Dave Zirin, DAVE ZIRIN is the author of the forthcoming "Welcome to the Terrordome: The Pain, Politics and Promise of Sports."
Only the walls will change Susan Anderson, SUSAN ANDERSON is a visiting professor at Pitzer College in Claremont and managing director of L.A. As Subject, an association of archives and libraries, at USC.
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Strangers in a strange land Jonathan Kirsch, Jonathan Kirsch is the author of 11 books including, most recently, "A History of the End of the World: How the Most Controversial Book in the Bible Changed the Course of Western Civilization."
Here in Hades Tod Goldberg, Tod Goldberg's most recent book is "Simplify."
Chain reacctions Art Winslow, Art Winslow, a former literary and executive editor of the Nation, writes frequently about books and culture.
After the revolution Richard Eder, Richard Eder, a former Times book critic, was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for criticism in 1987.
It's all relative Marisa Silver, Marisa Silver is the author of the short story collection "Babe in Paradise" and the novel "No Direction Home." Her forthcoming novel, "The God of War," will be published in 2008.
Faint taste of progress Bryan Miller, Bryan Miller, a former New York Times restaurant critic and food writer, is the author of "Cooking for Dummies" and "Desserts for Dummies."
Washed up Steve Almond, Steve Almond's new collection of essays, "(Not That You Asked)," will be published in September.
Count on it Donna Rifkind, Donna Rifkind, a Los Angeles-based reviewer, was a finalist for this year's National Book Critics Circle's Balakian Award for excellence.