What happened on June 01, 2008
Fabled past Amy Wilentz, Amy Wilentz is the author of the novel "Martyrs' Crossing" and "I Feel Earthquakes More Often Than They Happen: Coming to California in the Age of Schwarzenegger."
When hope lived David L. Ulin, David L. Ulin is book editor of The Times.
Sea change Kathryn Crim, Kathryn Crim is the deputy editor of the Threepenny Review.
Genius, reflected Nicholas Delbanco, Nicholas Delbanco is the Robert Frost Distinguished University professor of English at the University of Michigan. His new novel is "The Count of Concord."
Lapping it up Mark Coleman, Mark Coleman is the author of "Playback: From the Victrola to MP3, 100 Years of Music, Machines, and Money."
Continental drift Susan Salter Reynolds, Susan Salter Reynolds is a Times staff writer.
Another day at the office Ellen Slezak, Ellen Slezak is the author of the story collection "Last Year's Jesus" and the novel "All These Girls."
Ticket to Thailand by laurie winer, Laurie Winer is a contributing editor at the magazine. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GO AHEAD, indulge VALLI HERMAN, Times staff writer Valli Herman may be contacted at email@example.com.
Vision Quest Christopher Hawthorne, Christopher Hawthorne is the architecture critic of The Times. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Zen of Showbiz MICHAEL PATRICK KING, Michael Patrick King is a director, writer and producer whose credits include the new "Sex and the City" movie. Contact him at email@example.com.
Project Suitcase BY BOOTH MOORE, Booth Moore is Image editor and the fashion critic of The Times. Contact her at booth.moore@latimes. com.
Please Don't Go Dan Neil, Times staff writer Dan Neil can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tokyo With A Twist Bruce Wallace, Bruce Wallace is The Times' Tokyo bureau chief. Contact him at email@example.com.
Stargazing In High-def Dan Neil, Times columnist Dan Neil writes the 800 Words column for the magazine. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sweet pleasures of Paris Betty Hallock, Contact Times assistant Food editor Betty Hallock at email@example.com.
Such Discreet Charm Laurie Winer, Laurie Winer is a contributing editor at the magazine. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org
He took downtown to a new place William Fulton, William Fulton is a senior scholar at the USC School of Policy, Planning and Development and the publisher of the California Planning & Development Report. He blogs at www.cp-dr.com.
Between the lyings Joel Pett, Joel Pett is the Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist of the Lexington Herald-Leader. His work also appears in USA Today.
Can Yahoo save Microsoft? Fred Vogelstein, Fred Vogelstein is a contributing editor at Wired magazine.
Reef madness Margaret Wertheim, Margaret Wertheim is the co-creator, with her sister Christine, of the Crochet Coral Reef Project, now showing in New York and coming to Los Angeles in early 2009.
Indefensible Robert Scheer, Robert Scheer, who wrote an Op-Ed column for The Times for 13 years, is the editor in chief of Truthdig (truthdig.com) and the author, most recently, of "The Pornography of Power: How Defense Hawks Hijacked 9/11 and Weakened America," to be published this week by Twelve Books.
Not the same old story Ezra Klein, Ezra Klein is an associate editor at the American Prospect. He blogs at EzraKlein.com.
Lost in Byzantium Nina L. Khrushcheva, Nina L. Khrushcheva teaches international affairs at the New School. She is the author of "Imagining Nabokov: Russia Between Art and Politics."
A lethal limbo Sandra Hernandez, Sandra Hernandez, a staff writer at the Daily Journal, writes about immigration for the legal newspaper.
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