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Goings On About Town: This Week • As New York City venues reopen, it’s advisable to confirm in advance the requirements for in-person attendance.
Tables for Two: Nudibranch • 125 First Ave.
Comment: January 6th and the G.O.P.
Field Trip: Supertall
Paris Syndrome: Campaign Trail
Building Dept.: Bird Camp
Dept. of Hyphenates: Swan Songs
Letter from Texas: An Abortion Odyssey • In the dilemma of one girl and her family, a preview of a post-Roe America.
Shouts & Murmurs: Disappointing Near-Death Experiences
Annals of Art: The Grapefruit Artist • Yoko Before John.
A Reporter at Large: The Perils of Pornhub • How accountable should adult Web sites be for the content they host?
Profiles: Made for Television • The stealth radicalism of Robert and Michelle King.
On Television: Twisted • “The Staircase,” on HBO.
Books: So That Happened • How did James Patterson become the world’s best-selling author? Guess.
Books: Briefly Noted
Books: Yes She Can • The return of Tracy Flick.
Pop Music: Town and Country • Can Hailey Whitters conquer Nashville?
Musical Events: Aida in Chemnitz • The teeming wonders of the German opera scene.
The Theatre: Stream of Consciousness • Sarah Silverman’s childhood pee problem becomes a musical.
CARTOON CAPTION CONTEST
Puzzles & Games Dept.: The Crossword • A moderately challenging puzzle.