2004.06

June 2004

"What the public criticizes in you, cultivate. It is you."
-- Jean Cocteau

Game Theories

Game Theories

Online fantasy games have booming economies and citizens who love their political systems. Are these virtual worlds the best place to study the real one?
Houshang’s Promise
He was kidnapped and tortured, his multi-million-dollar business was destroyed, and his family threatened. Now, as a Canadian citizen, Houshang Bouzari is going after the government of Iran through the civil court system
The Beauty in Beasts
Lab Dogs
The Millefeuille Industrial Complex
A revolution in the art of confectionery is uniting chefs and architects in a search for the perfect piece of cake
Stopping the Presses
Non-Profit Mercenaries
A Dandy for Our Times
Jean Cocteau dined, fought, or collaborated with anyone who was anyone in avant-garde Paris. But his own art was ignored, dismissed as the work of a frivolous queen. A new retrospective hopes to change that
Unrepentant
A profile of screenwriter Budd Schulberg (1914-2009), from the June 2004 issue of The Walrus
Gained in Translation
June 2004
Censorship: The Next Generation
Slippery Slopes
The Book of Bob
It’s been said my grandfather helped build modern-day Korea. He left a subtler kind of legacy for me
The Ultimate High Ground
The U.S. is weaponizing space. Canada is firmly opposed ... but not necessarily
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