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United in Laughter: Syria's Untold Story

Chaker Khazaal | Posted 07.28.2015 | World
Chaker Khazaal

The most influential works of art are those that connect people on a personal level. An artistic expression with powerful social or political symbolism can unite us by resonating with the thoughts, ideas, and emotions of our society.

Taxes, Cannabis, Gulliver, Juries and Sex

Pat Oglesby | Posted 07.13.2015 | Politics
Pat Oglesby

As legalization of cannabis moves from "Whether" to "How," revenue for government might be part of any reform law.

Literature of the Soul

Ombretta Di Dio | Posted 11.24.2012 | Books
Ombretta Di Dio

My affair with books reached an obsessive level of magnificence, from Louisa May Alcott to Jane Austen and George Orwell. I read whatever I could find in my parents' house. Reading was a part of my daily routine, just like eating or drinking water.

Jack Black Opens Up

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 04.25.2012 | Entertainment

When I met with Jack Black at a Midtown Manhattan hotel, he was fighting a sore throat. Black's under the weather demeanor, lounging on the couch in w...

St. Vincent's Latest Pays Homage To 'Gulliver's Travels'

Posted 02.07.2012 | Home

If Jonathan Swift is looking down at us from a Gulliver-like POV, he'd be pleased to know his classic tale is still getting nods in pop culture today....

London's "Little People Project": Miniature Masterpieces

Posted 08.30.2011 | Arts

(Via Mutual Art) The next time you’re out and about in the city, be sure to tread lightly: You may step on someone! Or a whole crowd of someones ...

DVDs: Archer -- The Funniest Sitcom Around

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz


Movie Review: The Green Hornet - Don't Get Stung

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Green Hornet is a mixed bag -- not an abject failure, but still, not a film that recognizes its own strengths. It gets away with a lot -- and is often more entertaining and enjoyable than it has any right to be.

Books To Movies

Peter Guber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peter Guber

The list that I've created doesn't mean it is the best or worst movie, but that it is the best adaptation of a book to a movie.

What Would Jonathan Swift Think of Jack Black's Gulliver?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

When director Rob Letterman took certain liberties in updating the tale to click with a younger, modern audience, did he stray too far from the original Swift story?

Discuss: What Are You Watching This Weekend?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The Christmas weekend is one rife for entertainment addicts. It's one of the biggest movie-going weekends of the year, and television is filled with s...

Laughing at the Artwork of John Tottenham

Gordy Grundy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Gordy Grundy

In the art world, the laughs are far and few between. British born poet John Tottenham has a wit as dry as my martini.

Survivor 21: Infants vs Senior Citizens: Gulliver Among the Smuffs, Literally!

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

After a week of recaps and old clips, the game recommenced where we left off two weeks ago, just after Brenda was blindsided. Kelly Still-Here felt le...

AZ Governor & April Poetry Month: Anti-Immigrant Yahoos Should Read Martin Espada's "Imagine the Angels of Bread"

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jeff Biggers

Notwithstanding the fact that the first non-native to enter Arizona was an African Muslim without official papers, what better way for California-bred...

Today In History: John Winthrop

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

Winthrop, the first governor of Massachusetts, used the metaphor City on a Hill." He advised the colonists to be a model community, as the whole world was watching them. Even when they showered. Especially when they showered.

Plumbing the Depths of GOP Labels

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

How can the GOP get more votes in the future, even if it doesn't diversify its monikers? Perhaps by assembling a synergistic coalition of "hockey moms" and "NASCAR dads."

Lost in Laputa

Erica Jong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Erica Jong

May I humbly suggest that our financial crisis has a great deal to do with how virtual our lives have become?