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Ben Johnson

Sweating Out a Surrealist Nightmare

George Heymont | Posted 04.26.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Do your nightmares make you feel like you've entered The Twilight Zone? Do you feel trapped in a surrealistic cesspool? You are not alone.

Turkey-Lurkey Time

George Heymont | Posted 01.17.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

It doesn't have to be a dark and stormy night outside for a critic to wonder if reviewing the evening's performance will be a dark and dirty job. All kinds of questions run through a critic's mind as he sits through a less than thrilling night at the theatre.

Lance Armstrong: The Sports Story Gets a Rewrite

Brian Rooney | Posted 12.22.2012 | Sports
Brian Rooney

It is impossible to erase what really happened. Lance Armstrong won those seven races. In the rewrite of Armstrong's records the sport of cycling would have you believe they are punishing the perfidy of their greatest rider, while what they really want is for the world to forget their own.

Ben Johnson Book: I Was 'Sabotaged' At '88 Olympics

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK - Disgraced former sprinter Ben Johnson, who had his 100m gold and world record at the 1988 Olympics stripped after testing positive for ster...

Jeff Bridges, and the Grizzling of the All-American Boy

John Farr | Posted 06.27.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Perhaps his clean-cut, boyish image obscured my ability to recognize the astonishing talent he possessed from the start. Regardless, I could see it now: Jeff Bridges has always been a lot more than a pretty face.