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X-Men: First Class: Reviewing Magneto and the Super Jews

Omer Rosen | Posted 08.15.2011 | Arts
Omer Rosen

Strong, athletic, violent, handsome -- something separate from the bookish, weak, nerdish, neurotic construct that shaped me -- they are Super Jews.

The Moral of X-Men: First Class: Honor Thy Queens

Will Bower | Posted 08.13.2011 | Entertainment
Will Bower

After two viewings of -- and some reflection on -- "X-Men: First Class", I've come to the conclusion that the moral to its story is: "Don't be careless with your queens."

Tales From College Writing Courses: The Horrors Continue

Michael Roth | Posted 06.17.2011 | College
Michael Roth

In the Basement of the Ivory Tower is chock-full of bonehead tales from the classroom. Some are amusing, but after a while they leave a bad taste in the reader's mouth. Should a teacher be this condescending?