In this issue:COMMENT´´Partisanship, By the Bye´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: When Republicans just say no.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Rabbit Ears´´, by Robert Sullivan: The Antenna King makes the switch to digital TV.´´Naked City´´, by Lizzie Widdicombe: Stripping down for Neil LaBute´s ´´Reasons To Be Pretty.´´ A REPORTER AT LARGE´´The Hard Cases´´, by Jane Meyer: A test for the Administration on detainees.ANNALS OF TECHNOLOGY´´Shoot!´´, by Evan Ratliff: Making shotguns for robots.SHOUTS & MURMURS´´More Apocryphal Stories of the Presidents´´, by Yonni Brenner.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Gritty Cities´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Gomorrah and Two Lovers. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/090218/pe_nyer_090218_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.