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Becoming Wonder Woman

Caroline Giegerich | Posted 06.07.2015 | Women
Caroline Giegerich

When I was eight years old, I rushed into the kitchen afflicted with a cut on my wrist. She cocked one eyebrow, looked down her glasses and calmly responded in her Southern drawl to the screaming child in front of her. "Well, you're not deaaaaad yet."

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

Sunday Dinner With: Aaron McCargo, Jr. | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 12.18.2011 | Black Voices

Everyone's got a "Big Daddy" in their family -- that charismatic uncle, aunt or grandma who knows how to work the pots and get everyone into the holid...

Pledging Allegiance to Reforming Our System: Vote Yes on Measure H

Edward Headington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Edward Headington

Given the corrosive nature of money in politics, it is important to limit the flow of the special interest spigot or at least create more opportunities for regular people to compete through public financing.

The Joy of Regeneration: A Conversation with Styx's James "J.Y." Young

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

2010-10-27-Screenshot20101027at5.31.42PM.pngA Conversation with James "J.Y." Young of Styx

Tennessee Williams Ventures South of Market

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

This past season, as most nonprofits were trimming their sails due to the sagging economy, Boxcar Theatre fearlessly staged a whopping 15 productions!

The Dangers of Being a Costumed Hero Revealed in Kick-Ass

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Finally, an honest costumed crime fighter film. None of that smarmy "hey aren't we smarter than the fans" shit or this "Above it all NYTimes crit stuff" -- this is a comic book fan's movie, one for those who used to draw their own stories in grade school.

Review: Kick-Ass (2010)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Matthew Vaughn's Kick-Ass is a film constantly at war with itself. It pertains to be a realistic story about what would happen if people decided to become masked avengers in a real big city, but it quickly gives way to implausibility.