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Chris Smith

5 articles

In Conversation: Michael Bloomberg

“Will you show me all of the man-in-the-street, sympathetic, mayoral candidates? The last time I met one of them on the subway was a long time ago. Let’s not get too carried away.”


What’s Eating the NYPD?

The toll of being a cop on the most successful force in the country.


Comedy Isn't Funny

SNL in its grim twentieth season through the lens of first (and only) year cast-member Janeane Garofalo.


"Just Smile"

Cathie Black, former magazine executive, currently Bloomberg’s hand-picked Chancellor of New York City schools


America Is a Joke

A profile of Jon Stewart, who’s now run The Daily Show for more than a decade.