In this week's New York, under the truly hideous, execrable, bad, unholy, unbelievable, ridiculous, breathtaking, freakishly rotten headline "What They Were Magically Thinking," is an "intimate" slideshow chronicling the rehearsal process behind the dramatization of Joan Didion's Year of Magical Thinking, starring Vanessa Redgrave. You won't learn much new, but we have to ask: When did our girl Joanie turn into Mary-Kate Olsen?

What They Were Magically Thinking [NYM]
[Photo: Brigitte Lacombe]