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Childhood, Violence, and Alien Mating Practices: James Franco's "The Dangerous Book Four Boys"

Posted July 8, 2010 | 12:22:51 (EST)

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The first thing you see when you enter James Franco's debut art show is a plastic playhouse--the kind that comes in bright primary colors and can be found in suburban backyards across the country--that has been melted to half its height. If you...

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Paper Tigers with Real Fangs: Jonathan Lethem's Chronic City

Posted December 11, 2009 | 09:43:58 (EST)

Last Friday night, Brooklyn born novelist Jonathan Lethem concluded a citywide marathon reading of his new book Chronic City with an impressive, nine-hour performance at Bookcourt bookstore, located in the Cobble Hill neighborhood where the author grew up. Lethem had pledged to read all 467 pages of the book over...

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Deitch Projects Showcases Emerging Artists in Long Island City

Posted September 13, 2009 | 20:22:24 (EST)

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"They're going to feed the python," somebody said. The music stopped. A crowd quickly formed around a plywood and glass terrarium that stood to the right of the band. Borden Capalino--the Brooklyn based artist who had constructed the ziggurat like hutch, spray painted it...

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