Their House to Yours, via the Trash By SUSAN DOMINUS Published: January 18, 2008 A group of book-scavenging homeless men are regulars at the Strand, helping the city’s best-known used-book store keep its shelves stocked.
Bobby Fischer, Chess Master, Dies at 64 By MODEM Published: January 18, 2008 Bobby Fischer, the most powerful American chess player in history, died on Thursday in a hospital in Iceland. No cause of death was given.
Spinning Out Into the Pileup on the Information Superhighway By JANET MASLIN Published: January 17, 2008 Lee Siegel turns out to be an impressively tough, cogent and furious observer of the sinister side of Internet culture.
Mamet, Cornered in the Oval Office By BEN BRANTLEY Published: January 18, 2008 “November” is a David Mamet play for people who don’t like David Mamet. I cannot say I see this as a cause for rejoicing.
An Indie Company Counting on a Future Takes 3 Films to Sundance By DAVID M. HALBFINGER Published: January 17, 2008 Michael London, the producer of the indie hit “Sideways,” got his feet wet with that movie. Now with three films at Sundance, he’s taken the plunge.
In Tentative Deal, Directors Send Message By MICHAEL CIEPLY and BROOKS BARNES Published: January 18, 2008 Hollywood’s movie and TV directors have agreed to a new contract with production companies in a settlement that also sends a message to striking screenwriters.
Things They Don’t Teach in Any Dental School By STEPHEN HOLDEN Published: January 18, 2008 Teeth
Taking a Long, Bumpy Ride to Systematic Brutality By A. O. SCOTT Published: January 18, 2008 Taxi to the Dark Side
We’re All Gonna Die! Grab Your Video Camera! By MANOHLA DARGIS Published: January 18, 2008 Cloverfield