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Orson Welles' Timeless Take on American Politics

Dan Siegel | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics
Dan Siegel

Orson Welles' observations on American and world politics, even 30 years later, are relevant for our times.

An Elusive Utopia By The Sea

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 09.27.2013 | Books
Lionel Rolfe

John O'Kane's at times rambling but nonetheless intriguing book length essay, "Venice, CA: A City State Of Mind," sums up the history, the observations, the artists and writers and poets great and famous and obscure who have lurked among the dark shadows of this Nirvana by the sea.

A Great Lack of Latinos at the Academy Awards

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Daniel Cubias

In the eighty-one years the Academy has been handing out awards, just 14 Hispanics have been nominated for acting Oscars. The last was Adriana Barraza in 2007 for Babel.