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Jacques Derrida

Holy Motors! Leos Carax Is Back

Christopher Atamian | Posted 04.02.2013 | Arts
Christopher Atamian

Holy Motors is an extraordinary acting tour de force, a filmic reverie whose real topic is film history and the film medium itself -- in this sense it is wholly self-referential.

A Danielewski Halloween

Tom Teicholz | Posted 12.27.2011 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

On Halloween this year, for one night only, Mark Z. Danielewski will conduct a staged reading with shadow puppets and musical accompaniment of his Halloween-set story, The Fifty Year Sword.

A Dear John Letter About the Wilshire Subway to the Westside

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Public transportation in this gridlocked city is now not just a convenience. It is a necessity like water and power.

On Health Care It's "E Pluribus" Without the "Unum"

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The election of the first U.S. president of African descent has challenged a lot of people's self-identity. The loud, vicious, unruly behavior is a collective expression of white trepidation.

Admiring Continents

Pablo Ganguli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Pablo Ganguli

I still do not know what possessing Indian nationality signifies. I have always felt so very un-Indian with only rare flashbacks of nostalgia for things from the sub-continent.

Changing International Broadcasting in the Obama Era?

Monroe Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Monroe Price

The point is to reconceptualize international broadcasting for a new time in which the problems facing the world shift and the administration at home shifts its foreign policy strategy as well.