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Co-Creating a Monster

(2) Comments | Posted September 29, 2009 | 10:25 AM

How many authors does it take to create a monster? Random House recently published a new edition of the novel Frankenstein with a surprising change: Mary Shelley is no longer identified as the novel's sole author. Instead, the cover reads "Mary Shelley (with Percy Shelley)." Why is Percy now getting...

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Palin the Frontierswoman?

(1) Comments | Posted October 6, 2008 | 3:53 PM

Many political commentators seem to have seized on the idea that Sarah Palin is a "frontierswoman," an old-time pioneer rather than a standard political type. They see her as a throwback to bygone Americans, those women who helped their men win the West (or in this case, the North).

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A Walk on the Wilde Side

(1) Comments | Posted September 21, 2008 | 5:44 PM

Evidently some laid-off Lehman Brothers employees are turning to the Craigslist personals in an effort to distract themselves from their professional woes. For those I-bankers seeking consolation in erotic adventure, take note: the sexual lexicon has moved far beyond the old-school "W4M" or "M4M" into a whole range of new...

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