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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

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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?