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2003 Stories by Anya Kamenetz

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  • Eight Wonders of the City Parks

    published December 30, 2003

    Off-key buskers and ridiculously tiny dogs aren't all our parks have to offer in the way of entertainment. CITY CLIMBERS' CLUB 533... More >>

  • So Many Arms, So Little Time

    published December 16, 2003

    "The moment of orgasm is one place where people experience dissolving of ego and a sense of oneness, timelessness. It's kind of a pathway for the... More >>

  • Books

    published December 9, 2003

    Tod Sacerdoti may be the father of the first bona fide Internet get-rich-quick scheme, and startlingly, it involves writing. The 2003 Stanford... More >>

  • Poems, Folktales, and a Singing Nun in Yehoshua's Latest

    published November 11, 2003

    A.B. Yehoshua, like the late poet Yehuda Amichai, is a preeminent Israeli writer of the generation that came of age with the state. "When I was... More >>

  • Nipple Torture, Chocolate Syrup, and Lyrical Meditation

    published October 21, 2003

    Political fictions are far too much about lately, spewing from spokespeople and pundits alike, bald-faced, cowardly, obfuscatory. Good political... More >>

  • Wired to Wired

    published September 16, 2003

    Thanks to his Internet-centered campaigning, presidential contender Howard Dean appears to be far more wired into the wired electorate than his... More >>

  • Holding Pattern

    published September 2, 2003

    Deheishe Refugee Camp, West Bank—On November 22, 2002, in the small hours of the morning, Muhammed el-Najar, then 15, was arrested at... More >>

  • A Room With a Clue

    published August 26, 2003

    First, the bad news: A crappy dorm room can ruin your whole semester. A 1998 University of Florida study found that factors such as noise,... More >>

  • Extreme Makeovers

    published August 26, 2003

    New York is the city that never sleeps. College is the place where nobody knows your name. So now that you're an anonymous insomniac, it's time to... More >>

  • Homeless in the Homeland

    published July 22, 2003

    In one of the stores lining Tel Aviv's Downtown Square, a pair of Miu Miu pumps adorned with raspberry and pink paillettes are half off at 900 New... More >>

  • This Year in Jerusalem

    published July 22, 2003

    Israel's economy, only five years ago blooming with tourism and high-tech industry, is in its third year of recession. As reported by the Jewish... More >>

  • Listening to Fido

    published May 6, 2003

    Animals know things we don't. New York City's 1.5 million dogs and 4 million cats live in two worlds: the ecosystem of instinct, and the web of... More >>

  • Let There Be Light

    published April 15, 2003

    It's strange to think that less than 200 years have passed since science became this culture's "New Story," replacing religion as the dominant... More >>

  • An Iraqi Web Diarist Goes Silent

    published April 8, 2003

    On Monday, March 24, the Baghdad Blogger went silent. For several months readers around the world—exponentially more as the war drew... More >>

  • TV Free Iraq

    published March 4, 2003

    Television news can be moving and immediate or oversimplified and commercialized, but rarely is it interactive. On Saturday afternoon, courtesy of... More >>

  • Aristophanes vs. Rumsfeld

    published February 25, 2003

    The mood is set with wild costumes and outlandish puppets; blood and gore and baby carriages; music, singing, and dancing. Impassioned speeches... More >>

  • Anatomy 101

    published February 4, 2003

    Part One: The Arrival. Fantasy and Reality; What Is That Odor?; The Collarbone Stare; The Stripper-Shaved Girl; The Naked Saxophonist; The... More >>

  • Voices Carry

    published January 21, 2003

    Olympia Vernon's first novel was called from her by angels. In the fall of 2001, when even the sky seemed to be falling, she sat typing for days... More >>

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