"Ozone Man" by David Remnick: Al Gore and a new documentary about global warming.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Shows About Shows" by Tad Friend: Comparing the same idea by two of TV's biggest writers.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"The Payola Game" by James Surowiecki: The downside of political corruption.
"High and Low" by Anthony Lane: How to be a jet-setter for next to nothing.
SHOUTS & MURMURS
"The Lonely Planet Guide to My Apartment" by Jonathan Stern: Helpful hints for travelers to one man's oasis.
ANNALS OF THE ROAD
"Getting There" by Nick Paumgarten: Where MapQuest comes from.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Game Playing" by Anthony Lane: Paul Weitz's American Dreamz and I am a Sex Addict.