Lena Dunham Turns Thirty, and Memorial Day Malaise

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Lena Dunham joins David Remnick hours before her thirtieth birthday party, to face the angst of leaving her twenties behind. Baratunde Thurston explains why he left The Daily Show so soon, and Amy Davidson gives us a history lesson on political conventions gone awry. Plus, we learn just how it feels when your new stepfather is mistaken for your brother, in a short story by Peter Cameron.

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