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Cannibals and Snipers: Trends in American Cinema at the Deauville Film Festival

Karin Badt | Posted 11.11.2013 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Why was there a film about cannibals at the Deauville American film festival, a film so gory and graphic with chunks of flesh in the mouths, that it r...

Reading the Pictures: 'F-ing With Your Mind: What Makes the Austin "Chair Lynching" So Brilliantly Hateful'

Michael Shaw | Posted 11.24.2012 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2012-09-24-pullquote.jpgWhat makes this picture so insidious is how brilliantly novel and subliminal it is.

Chavez Throws Obama Some 'Love'

Shirin Barghi | Posted 09.06.2012 | World

Beneath the blistering anti-American rhetoric and typical tough guy act, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez seems to have nursed a soft spot for America...

Hot Dog Road Trip: A Patriotic Party Plan

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

If you're planning a cookout for this most patriotic of days, here's an opportunity to celebrate the American dream. Because hot dog culture is American history.

What Madoff Teaches Us about the Road to Corruption

Charles H. Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Charles H. Green

Q. What do Mark Twain, Clint Eastwood and Bernie Madoff have in common? A. They all tell tales of the path from mistrust to corruption.