Hunter Thompson Killed by Gonzo, and Other Culture Highlights From This Week's ‘New York’

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In this week's issue of New York, John Lombardi remembers Hunter Thompson. Jeremy Carter says Damn Yankees is no damn good. Jerry Saltz assesses the three Jeff Koons sculptures currently sitting atop the Met. John Leonard reviews The Cleaner. Jada Yuan raps with joke-book author Jim Holt. David Edelstein was not impressed with The Dark Knight. Plus, Vulture's own Dan Kois plays cricket with Netherland author Joseph O'Neill.