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A selection of essays addressing the eternal question. From the Autumn 2008 issue.
On the road with P-Lite, the home-school rapper. From the Autumn 2008 issue.
Liebling and Mitchell had nothing on the brilliant, morose Maeve Brennan. From the Autumn 2008 issue.
A profile of a man who aspires to corner the global sea cucumber market. From the Autumn 2008 issue.
Beer tastes better in Wisconsin. From the Spring 2007 issue.
Polite's Renaissance Man brings the hammer down on Felix Limo, that prick. From the Autumn 2007 issue.
The latest in Daniel Luzer's popular series exploring various unpleasant vacation destinations. From the Autumn 2007 issue.
From the guy who spoke after Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
The life and times of an itinerant umbrella salesman.
How not to order a glass of Pernod (or, if you like, how to order a piano). From the Spring 2007 issue.
Polite's inquiring and diligent report on the much-misunderstood and oft-ignored sport of cricket. From the Spring 2007 issue.
Polite's Renaissance Man crashes a Mensa meeting, and plays a couple of board games. From the Spring 2007 issue.
Letter From Ireland - Arthur Meredith
Our correspondent travels to Ireland, much to his dismay. From the Spring 2007 issue.
O Brothers, Who Art Thou? - Emily Pecora
The Cipko brothers have donated millions to various northern Pennsylvania charities. They await your thanks. From the Spring 2007 issue.
The Bilinsk at the Rootbeer Roundup - Patterson Nickelby
Patterson's big time showbiz friend scotches a rootbeer party.
An Interview with Encyclopedia Brown - Carlos Alexander
Polite sits down with the former boy detective to discuss Idaville's seamy, vice-ridden underbelly.