Marc Tracy
Staff Writer

Voices of Their Generations? An Israeli Novelist Shows That Lena Dunham May Have Something To Say
October 16, 2012

Israeli novelist Shani Boianjiu may indeed be the Israeli Lena Dunham. That reflects well on Dunham.

Why the Nationals’ Playoff Loss Was the Best Thing That Could Have Happened to Washington Sports
October 15, 2012

The Washington Nationals' heartbreaking loss Friday night could end up solidifying its fanbase.

What Will Israel’s Next Government Look Like? That Depends on America’s Next Government.
October 11, 2012

It has been said that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu could have an effect on the U.S. elections. But the reverse is true as well.

Who Wins When “Student” and “Athlete” Clash? The University.
October 09, 2012

Ohio State disciplined a football player for tweeting the truth about athletes and classes.

Live, From 2012, It’s The Best Essays From 2011!
October 05, 2012

The Best American book series is valuable, but needs to be saved from its own outdatedness.

A Blog Hopes Its New Online Course Will Be More Than Marginal
October 01, 2012

Economist Tyler Cowen's blog, Marginal Revolution, offers an online course in Development Economics.

The NFL Replacement Refs Reach the Tipping Point
September 25, 2012

The story of the locked-out refs is about NFL greed. But it's also about more than football.

The Nationals Make the Playoffs! A View from New York
September 21, 2012

A Washington sports fan had to go to New York to become a fan of the playoff-bound Washington Nationals.

With Sports and Gays, It Will Get Better—But Not Just Because of Chris Kluwe
September 12, 2012

Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe is right about gay rights, but he's not the norm.

Welcome to the Opening of Art Season, Where Art is Irrelevant
September 07, 2012

The pageantry of opening night in West Chelsea's contemporary art galleries.

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