“I’m reasonably eager to come to work every Monday morning, but this is the first time I’ve walked up five flights of stairs in the dark and kicked in a door to get to my desk. The vast Dead Zone that Sandy left in its flattened wake the other night included the building in New York City where we produce The Week. At our office, even the front door’s electric lock was inoperable without the constant flow of electrons that is modernity’s lifeblood. So the magazine’s chief financial officer, Kevin Morgan, and I forced the door open by kicking…”
—A letter from our editor, Bill Falk, to our readers. And a look at the cover of our newest issue. Despite Hurricane Sandy’s wrath, it will be on your doorstep and in mailboxes today.