Reflections on the anti-American condition.
We don't know what caused the great blackout.
The success that was the war in Iraq.
Every aristocrat is welcome where Liz Taylor and Richard Burton once cavorted -- except Arnold Schwarzenegger.
The routines of pressing domesticity.
Americans on the go, with no idea where they are, have been, or are going.
But that world is gone.
Beneath the triumphalism there runs a disturbing current in the American psyche.
Something fine in the world of amusement.
Capturing the spirit of the 15th stage of this year's Tour de France.