Flipper’s Trainer Makes Amends, and Other Culture Highlights From This Week’s New York


In this week's issue of New York, Logan Hill interviews Flipper dolphin trainer Ric O’Barry on The Cove, his new documentary on the legal slaughter of dolphins in a secret Japanese lagoon. What should you read this summer? Boris Kachka has a few recommendations. Mary-Kaye Schilling profiles Death in Love's Jacqueline Bisset. David Edelstein reviews Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and (500) Days of Summer. Tim Murphy raps with Judy Collins. Jada Yuan spends 28 minutes with Spike Lee. Lizzy Goodman interviews the Pains of Being Pure at Heart. And Emma Rosenblum has questions for Adam's Hugh Dancy.