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Re: Phone Registry

I am much more concerned about the avalanche of junk e-mail than I am about a few phone calls a week! I left NR at 4:30 Friday and by 8:30 ...

More Nr Books

WFB will be speaking/signing books (his new novel, Getting It Right) tomorrow from 12:30 to 1:30 at Borders, 100 Broadway, between Wall and Pine Streets.

The French, as Ever

I am currently reading A. N. Wilson’s new book, The Victorians, and came across this description from Carlyle: “. . . vapouring, vainglorious, gesticulating, quarrelsome, restless, and oversensitive France.” ...

Home Alone–Part Two

Even though all the pages of “The Week” have been blown down and scattered on Lex due to our dangling them Michael Jackson-style out the windows, we’ll throw something together ...

Cosmo Will Go to Heaven Says Wfb

Good news for Jonah and Cosmo from WFB’s “Nearer, My God”: “He [a priest] had been approached by a devout elderly woman who asked whether dogs would be admitted into ...

The Missing Memo

Guess Rod didn’t get the memo about our very own Editorial Department Cruise to Nowhere! In addition to Rick’s great suggestions for the zine, the bar in Rich’s office will ...

From Imus

Tennessee congressman Harold Ford has thrown his hat into the ring and will oppose Nancy Pelosi and Martin Frost in the election to replace Dick Gephardt as minority House leader.