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Van Gogh's Auvers: One Square Mile of Immortality

Christian Josi | Posted 06.04.2014 | Travel
Christian Josi

On the surface -- especially on generally lousy tourism websites and what have you -- Auvers doesn't seem all that special.

Ayaan Hirsi Ali on Anger in the Muslim World Over Video: Don't Apologize

Nathan Gardels | Posted 11.18.2012 | World
Nathan Gardels

Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the author of Infidel, was forced into hiding in Holland after making a film on Islam and women called Submission with Theo van Gogh. Hirsi Ali now lives in the U.S. I interviewed her for my last Global Viewpoint Network column.

Anti-Islam Filmmaker In Hiding After Protests

AP | SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER | Posted 11.11.2012 | Entertainment

UPDATE: New information has come to light regarding "Innocence of Muslims" and its creators. "Sam Bacile" is a pseudonym used by Nakoula Basseley Nako...

Museum Uncovers Van Gogh's Only Painting Of His Brother Theo

AP | Posted 08.21.2011 | Arts

AMSTERDAM -- The Van Gogh Museum said Tuesday its experts now believe one of Vincent van Gogh's paintings previously thought to be a self-portrait act...

Beauvois and Saintliness, Houellebecq and the Devil; Van Gogh and His Actors

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bernard-Henri Lévy

The film Des Hommes et des dieux portrays the final days of the French monks of Tibehirine, Algeria, before their assassination by Islamists in 1996. Rarely has a film been so passionately slow, and yet, made the heart beat so very fast.

What Do Pastor Jones and His Critics Have in Common? Deep Fear of Muslims

Sam Sedaei | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sam Sedaei

About a month ago, before there was any conversation in the American news media about the insignificant Florida pastor, Terry Jones, and his plan to b...

South Park's Depiction Of Muhammad Censored AGAIN

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: Matt Stone and Trey Parker have issued a statement: "In the 14 years we've been doing South Park we have never done a show that we couldn'...

Interview: Steve Buscemi on St. John of Las Vegas and the Indy Film World

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Actor Steve Buscemi believes in luck, up to a point. As he notes, it usually has nothing to do with what you do to get it but what you do with it. "I...

HuffPost Review: Blind Date

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Blind Date is strong stuff indeed -- a well-written and insightful drama built around two beautifully modulated performances by Stanley Tucci and the always-marvelous Patricia Clarkson.

"Get Your Creative On" (A Friendly Suggestion)

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Laermer

In many firms creativity is seen to be an add-on rather than a must-have and is treated with Rodney Dangerfield levels of respect.

Yale Chickens Out On Academic Freedom

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sandy Goodman

A book entitled The Cartoons That Shook The World is being published without any of the cartoons in the book. It's the latest in a long series of Western reactions to violent threats to freedom of expression.

The Refugee Who Rocked Islam: an Exclusive Interview with Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Johann Hari

Here she is, with the last sliver of protection she can afford standing between her and the people determined to murder her, still speaking, still fighting.

Election 2004 Memories: Stuck in the Far Right With You

Dan Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Brown

(Written 11/3/2004 in Amsterdam) Yesterday afternoon in Amsterdam, a few hours before I arrived by bus, a controversial journalist/filmmaker Theo Van...

We Should Never Scrap Books Out of Fear of Fanatics

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Johann Hari

Ask enough tough questions, and faith is less likely to inspire people to kill and die for it. But doubtful Muslims, and the atheists who support them, are being prevented from following this path.