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Happy Birthday, Slim Aarons!

Jack Meyer | Posted 10.27.2014 | Arts
Jack Meyer

The socialites warmly welcomed the war hero; in turn, he found solace in a milieu antithetical to the hell of war.

Was the NJ Supercross Awesome? Fuggetaboutit!

Bayo Olukotun | Posted 07.01.2014 | Sports
Bayo Olukotun

The first Supercross race to take place anywhere in the Northeast in 23 years is now in the record books.

Rear Window

Francis Levy | Posted 05.11.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

Should artists be called on to solve murders? In the classic romantic conception, the artist is an outsider, a wounded soul whose recompense is the p...

Learning From McDonald's

Francis Levy | Posted 04.29.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Imagine a version of It's a Wonderful Life, only the main character is not George Bailey (James Stewart) a bank executive with financial problems but ...

Rare 'It's A Wonderful Life' Photos Will Make Your Day

Posted 11.20.2013 | Entertainment

One day after it was revealed that plans are in motion for a sequel to "It's A Wonderful Life," LIFE Magazine has revealed 13 rare behind-the-scenes p...

The Attack

Francis Levy | Posted 11.02.2013 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

One of the most interesting things about Ziad Doueiri's The Attack is the retrospection. The film is based on a novel by Yasmina Khadra and the many ...

11 Essential New York City Movies

John Farr | Posted 07.26.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

It's a point of pride that no other city has so many good movies set in it as New York. Even a cursory Google search yields literally hundreds of titles shot here.

Millsaps and Canard Battle to the Finish at Anaheim

Bayo Olukotun | Posted 03.13.2013 | Sports
Bayo Olukotun

There are some seasons that open with a bang (hunting season comes to mind), and others that are nothing more than a bunt. For the 2013 Monster Energy AMA Supercross season opener at Angel's Stadium in Anaheim, CA, fans were treated to a deafening bang.

The Three Best Christmas Movies

John Farr | Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Christmas movies are a genre unto themselves: between live-action and animated features, there are literally hundreds of titles out there. Inevitably, some are pretty bad, others amusingly cheesy.

Karolyn Grimes, Zuzu Bailey, Still Thinks It's a Wonderful Life

Steve Karras | Posted 02.17.2013 | Entertainment
Steve Karras

Nothing completes the holiday experience more than an extra serving of Frank Capra's yule-tide yarn, It's A Wonderful Life. But for Karolyn Grimes, who played little Zuzu Bailey, it has become a wonderful full-time job.

First Nighter: At the Theater, 'Tis the Season to Be Discerning

David Finkle | Posted 02.13.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

There are sentimentalists out therehappy to spend much of the Christmas season looking for It's a Wonderful Life screenings. For them, Anthony E. Palermo has adapted the beloved screenplay as a one-hour radio play.

Fiction in New Forms

Electric Literature | Posted 02.04.2013 | Books
Electric Literature

While writers may welcome the Oulipian challenge of crafting prose fit for a tweet, Twitter isn't the first outlet for experimental publishing. And it likely isn't the last.

$1 Million On the Line at Monster Energy Cup

Bayo Olukotun | Posted 10.19.2012 | Sports
Bayo Olukotun

2012 hasn't exactly been the best for building the self-esteem of top level American motocross, but there is light at the end of the tunnel: the Monster Energy Cup.

Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Heads to the Heat of Texas

Bayo Olukotun | Posted 07.24.2012 | Sports
Bayo Olukotun

Last weekend, the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championships kicked off the 2012 series at Hangtown near Sacramento, CA and the racing delivered in a big way.

Off to the Outdoors: AMA Pro Motocross Starts Up at Hangtown

Bayo Olukotun | Posted 07.16.2012 | Sports
Bayo Olukotun

The opening round of the 2012 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Nationals, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, is only a few days away near Sacramento, CA at Hangtown and with it comes a refreshed stable of riders.

Michael Calderone

Paul Krugman vs. David Brooks?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.10.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- New York Times columnist Paul Krugman didn't name names in Monday's column calling out "centrist" defenders of Rep. Paul Ryan's budget pla...

The Muddy Middle

Jared Bernstein | Posted 06.09.2012 | Business
Jared Bernstein

I was struck by the juxtaposition of this unfortunate analysis of Rep. Paul Ryan's budget by New York Times columnist James Stewart and Paul Krugman's op-ed today.

Fiscal Affairs: Someone Is Wrong in The Times*

James Kwak | Posted 06.06.2012 | Business
James Kwak

James Stewart at the New York Times has doubled down on his infatuation with Paul Ryan. Ryan's budget, he says, is a viable centrist starting point for budget negotiations, and attacks from "left and right" are mere "partisan rhetoric."

Meet Me in St. Louis: The SX Chase Tightens Up

Bayo Olukotun | Posted 05.02.2012 | Sports
Bayo Olukotun

Last weekend was one of the best races we have witnessed all season long in the 2012 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series. What's more? The excitement...

Anaheim I: Game On

Bayo Olukotun | Posted 03.06.2012 | Sports
Bayo Olukotun

Ryan Dungey had a fairy tale season back in 2010 capturing both the indoor and outdoor titles, the first rookie to do so. But it wasn't complete.

Andy Rooney and Me

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 11.29.2011 | Media
Maggie Van Ostrand

I don't care if he's married. I don't care if he's over 50. I don't care if he's a curmudgeon. I don't even care if his eyebrows enter a room five minutes before the rest of him. Andy Rooney's the guy for me.

Are False Statements Undermining America?

Brad Reid | Posted 11.13.2011 | Business
Brad Reid

While one has a legal right to remain silent unless granted immunity, one does not have the right to lie. These societal expectations are necessary to interact beyond a closed network of trusted allies

Is "High-Def" Technology Ruining the Look of Classic Films?

John Farr | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

This 63-year-old feature looked almost as if it had been shot last week. I was intensely aware of Moira Shearer's heavy make-up and could literally see Anton Walbrook's pores. It was fascinating, hypnotic, but also more than a little distracting.

10 Classic Movies That Turn Up the Heat for Summer

John Farr | Posted 06.03.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

I googled "best summer-themed movies" but I think what I got was "any summer-themed movie."For those who want a little extra quality in their summer fare, here comes a varied but more rewarding list.

Book Review Roundup: A Web Of Lies And The Getty's Ethically Unsound Undertakings

Posted 07.23.2011 | Books

"Tangled Webs" by James Stewart Washington Post As in earlier books such as “Blood Sport” and “Den of Thieves,” Stewart offers riveting ...