Table Of Contents For Next Week’s The New Yorker: The Playground Issue

THE TALK OF THE ‘GROUND

DEPT. OF PEN PAL RELATIONS

Puerto Ricans Love McDonald’s

REMEMBRANCES

Oscar the Class Gerbil, Two Weeks Later

THE FINANCIAL PAGE

Meritocracy

Panning for gold stars in the recession.

THE WORLD OF FASHION
Silly Banned
How a fashion statement became a circulation hazard.

ANNALS OF WAR
Stop Hitting Yourself
Destruction as self-destruction at indoor recess.

THE ART WORLD
Mrs. G Likes Mine the Best
Amelia Donahue isn’t fishing for compliments.

A REPORTER AT LARGE
I Know You Are, But What Am I?
A second-grader’s search for self.

SHOUTS & MURMURS
Knock, Knock

LETTER FROM THE SOFTBALL FIELD
It’s Alive!
On finding a caterpillar in the dugout.

FICTION
“The Best Most Incredible Amazing Soccer Game Ever”

PROFILES
The Consummate Caboose
Robert Zygelman’s life at the back of the line.

ANNALS OF SCIENCE
Bouncing Off Me, Sticking To You
Rediscovering the properties of rubber and glue.

THE CRITICS

THE CURRENT CINEMA

“Puss in Boots in 3D.”

POP MUSIC

“Hot Cross Buns” on the recorder

POEMS

“Poop Haiku”

“When Grandpa Dies”

“Untitled”

“Cat” TC mark

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  • Matt

    hahaha, you had me at “panning for gold stars”

  • http://www.thebasementreview.com/p/about-karim.html Karim Kazemi

    A new favorite. Loved it.

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