This appeared in the June 2014 issue.
Jeet Heer is the national affairs correspondent for The Nation magazine. His most recent book is Sweet Lechery: Reviews, Essays & Profiles.
Ethan Rilly has won many awards for his comic book series, Pope Hats.
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