Right Turn

4 segments

Thomas Frank starts us off with a look at an atypical revival of conservatism during an economic downturn. Adam Gopnik examines how food has become a major preoccupation of our culture and discussesits significance in our daily lives. Plus, we’ll search out some of the fading ads on buildings all over New York City. And we’ll take a look at the role of social networking in modern life—for better or worse— and we’ll take calls on the issue: do you or don’t you Facebook and are you on LinkedIn?