Stop the Presses

Fashion Statements Fashion Statements

October is here, and once again it's time for post-season playoffs, foliage and fashion magazines thicker than the Old Testament with seasonal guidance for the young and voguish.

Oct 21, 1999 / Column / Eric Alterman

Navigating The Atlantic Navigating The Atlantic

Michael Kelly said all the right things upon being appointed to head the 142-year-old beacon of American letters, The Atlantic Monthly.

Oct 7, 1999 / Column / Eric Alterman

A Euro Without a Europe A Euro Without a Europe

"The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting," writes Milan Kundera in The Book of Laughter and Forgetting. But in the US media today, nothing ...

Sep 23, 1999 / Column / Eric Alterman

Little Limbaughs and the Fire Next Time Little Limbaughs and the Fire Next Time

Residents of Skaneateles, New York, complained to visiting reporters about the Clintons' decision to make themselves relatively scarce on their recent vacation.

Sep 9, 1999 / Column / Eric Alterman

Tilting at Rumor Mills Tilting at Rumor Mills

Now that the Constitution has been rescued and sexual McCarthyism discredited, perhaps the most durable legacy of the Lewinsky mess is the central location of the right-wing sl...

Feb 25, 1999 / Column / Eric Alterman

A Cold War Over the Cold War? A Cold War Over the Cold War?

Yale University Press's Annals of Communism series, begun in 1995, is among the most ambitious and influential scholarly undertakings to address the historical role of Communi...

Jan 28, 1999 / Column / Eric Alterman