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Budgeting Social Darwinism

Paul Stoller | Posted 03.18.2017 | Politics
Paul Stoller

There has been much chatter about President Trump’s proposed “America First” budget as well as the roll out of Trumpcare, which has been designe...

I Sold My Restaurant

Nate Pollak | Posted 03.14.2017 | San Francisco
Nate Pollak

I sold our restaurant in the Mission. We will be moving The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen out of our space at the corner of 20th and Harrison at the...

The Fifth Heart: A New Sherlock Holmes Story

Tom Alderman | Posted 06.21.2015 | Home
Tom Alderman

And if you're a Holmes fan, this book is probably a must in the canon. Dan Simmons delivers personal details about Holmes' upbringing you may not have read before. The author details Holmes' fascination with the new wonder drug from the Bayer company. No, not aspirin.

29 Movies On Netflix With America(n) In The Title

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs & Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.27.2014 | Entertainment

Memorial Day is a time to remember the sacrifices of America's armed services, barbecue with family and friends, and also watch patriotic movies. But ...

Movie Review: The Counselor

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Ridley Scott is one of those overrated directors who, every once in a while, puts together a hard-edged, lean little film that just delivers the goods. The Counselor, unfortunately, isn't one of those efforts.

A Real "Mensch": A Conversation With Germany's Biggest Pop Star, Herbert Grönemeyer

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.25.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

In the United States, he is mainly known for playing Lieutenant Werner in the critically acclaimed film Das Boot, not as a recording artist. That may change with the February 2012 release of his new album I Walk that features his international hit duet with Bono, "Mensch."

Movie Review: Drive

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.13.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

One of the most buzzed-about movies out of the Cannes Film Festival last spring, Nicolas Winding Refn's Drive is a strange mix of outrageous action an...

2010: The Year in Non-Audience-Friendly Movies

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's that time of year when critics get all nostalgic -- or up on their high horses, depending -- about the year that is rapidly drawing to a close. ...

Behind the Lens of Dutch Photographer Anton Corbijn

Liliana Rodrigues | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Liliana Rodrigues

I had a chance to sit down with Anton Corbijn for a frank conversation about his work and process.

The American: A Mayor Koch Review

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

Although this is one of the slowest-paced films that I can recall seeing in a long time, it is well worth watching.

A Survivor's Guide to Watching The American

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Robinson

Clooney is cast as a sensitive, regretful assassin. You know, good at his job, but guilty about his sins, yadda yadda.

The American, Machete, Going the Distance Square Off Over Labor Day Weekend -- Weekend Box Office (09/04/10)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

I have to wonder how many kids bought tickets to the PG-13 Takers and snuck into the R-rated Machete, which makes their battle for second place a little more amusing.

George Clooney Goes Shirtless For 'The American' (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

George Clooney plays an assassin in Anton Corbijn's upcoming thriller 'The American,' and stills from the Italian set are featured in the September is...

'The American': George Clooney's New Assassin Movie (TRAILER)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

George Clooney's new movie, "The American," directed by Anton Corbijn, is about an assassin looking to get out of the game who takes on one last job i...

Of Course We Need Lobbysists, Said the Lobbyist

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Moroz

As the Obama administration doles out the stimulus money, lobbyists are whining about restrictions placed on their interaction with the federal officials responsible for disbursing the funds.