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Bonfire of Inanities
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Christopher Buckley
The New York Times

If a decade is lucky, it gets the magazine it deserves. The 1920s had Harold Ross’s New Yorker; the ’60s, Harold Hayes’s Esquire. The 1980s were perhaps luckier than they deserved: Tina Brown’s remake of Vanity Fair and then, in October 1986, a deliciously vicious newsstand cherry bomb calling itself Spy,

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