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The Year and Decade in Review

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Humorist Andy Borowitz, of the borowitzreport.com, and Hugo Lindgren, editorial director of New York magazine, look at the highs and lows the year 2009 and at the decade as a whole.

Event: Andy Borowitz reviews President Obama's first year in office with Calvin Trillin, Jeffrey Toobin, and Janeane Garofalo
January 27, at 8:00 pm
92nd Street Y
Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street
Tickets: $12.00
More information and tickets here.

Guests:

Andy Borowitz and Hugo Lindgren

Comments [6]

Allison from washington heights

I agree with you, Sam from Harlem. Overall, I enjoyed the segment very much. The two guest and LL had great chemistry! I hope they are on again soon.

Dec. 31 2009 01:02 AM
Sam from Harlem

My wife hipped me to the comment about Ricki Lake being an amateur making a film she has no business making about 8 minutes in. I know that the conversation was slightly tongue in cheek, but the accusation was way off base. Unless he has a specific claim about where her film was inaccurate, he has no ground to stand on. It is a fact-based film with a strong argument. It's also a perspective that you would hardly find among MDs, because it is critical of the medical establishment as a whole. It's well-established that there are many weaknesses (as well as strengths) to mainstream medical approaches. Relying on accredited "experts" only for information is limiting, and ignorant.

Dec. 30 2009 08:46 PM
Jane from Brooklyn

the Simpsons are on Fox!!!

Dec. 30 2009 01:51 PM
Robert from Manhattan

Andy Borowitz is funny. Hugo Lindgren has nothing of substance to say, no wisdom or insight. He concerns himself with meaningless events and his remarks go nowhere.

Dec. 30 2009 01:42 PM
yourgo from astoria

One major low is how complacent Americans have become with killing people in the name of the war on terror. In the 90's you wouldn't hear so many politicians or media personalities speaking of killing the way you hear in the media now. People spoke of Killing way to much and too easily in the 00's.

Dec. 30 2009 01:36 PM
Martin Andersen from Hoboken, NJ

People who know numbers tell us that the new millennium began on Jan. 1, 2001. So doesn't the new decade really begin a year from now?

Dec. 30 2009 01:27 PM

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