Holy. Crap. On Sunday, my phone was stolen during a poetry performance. Someone walked by my table and nicked it while I was talking. That in itself ...
I didn't want to believe it was theft when I returned to my seat after giving a poetry reading... I wanted to believe it had fallen under my table. But it hadn't.
In this week's issue, Gerry Smith looks at one of the less savory effects of recent technological innovation: the billion-dollar black market for stolen smartphones. And Lila Shapiro considers the career of former New Jersey Governor James E. McGreevey, nearly a decade after he resigned with the admission that he was "a gay American."
This week, Gerry Smith gives us an in-depth report on how smartphones and tablets, especially Apple products, have created an entirely new -- and very dangerous -- criminal ecosystem. And Michael Calderone reports that it's not just the Republican Party that's struggling to regain its footing, but conservative media as well.