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Meet Evan Thomas

Narrative is the throughline in the professional life of Evan Thomas.
The parallel careers of Newsweek's premier wordsmith
By PETER KADZIS  |  May 14, 2010
Cosmo tip: Cut your Swine Flu chances without giving up sex

Cosmo tip: Cut your Swine Flu chances without giving up sex

 This is truly one of the most ridiculous things I've ever seen in my life. Cosmo, you've sunk to a new low, reverse cowgirl when...
By Lisa Spinelli  |  December 03, 2009

What if there was a Reality show about Obama?

In a spoof on MTV's "The City," Newsweek is producing an online reality show called "The District." ...
By Lisa Spinelli  |  February 05, 2009
FINAL Harry Potter out 7/21

FINAL Harry Potter out 7/21

Dig on this: J.K. Rowling's final installment for the HP series, titled Harry Potter and the Deathly...
By Sharon Steel  |  February 01, 2007
Valerie Plame Told To Keep Her Secrets To Herself

Valerie Plame Told To Keep Her Secrets To Herself

If those strict, binding legal contract-savvy folks at the CIA have their way, that is. Newswe...
By Sharon Steel  |  January 08, 2007

Glossed over

One sign of how the magazine business is doing these days is a three-month-old Web log called “Magazine Death Pool.”
The magazine racks are filled with dying publications — but why is the glossy’s forecast not nearly as gloomy as newsprint’s?
By MARK JURKOWITZ  |  May 17, 2006


Blue (-Eyed) Devils?

Once the sensational Duke University rape case — with its irresistible brew of race, class, and sex — triggered the predictable media circus, an equally predictable chorus of earnest-sounding criticism began to roll in.
The perfect storm of race, class, and sex makes the alleged Duke rape tale perfect fodder for the ‘justice’-obsessed media  
By MARK JURKOWITZ  |  April 26, 2006

Interview: Newsweek's Evan Thomas

"If you’re too slow and you lose the reader, it doesn’t matter what length the book is. You’ve got to engage the reader early and keep going. Campaigns are wonderfully suited to this because they’re thrilling quest stories."
Thomas discusses his new book, The War Lovers
By PETER KADZIS  |  January 01, 1900