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Is Donald Trump F-ing With Your Love Life?

Treva Brandon: Politics, especially in dating, has become a lighting rod, a third rail of attraction or revulsion. Everything is supercharged, and everyone is hot and bothered.

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Nobody Knows the Stage Stereotypes I’ve Seen: The Importance of Being Earnestine

TROUBLE IN MIND Theater Review The Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum production of Alice Childress’ Trouble in Mind came to me as a theatrical revelation. It is a classic “the worm turns” tale: Manners (Mark Lewis) is a big shot white liberal Hollywood producer who is making his Broadway stage debut in order to make “serious […]

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Taking Kids to the Oregon Zoo: A Lesson in the Age of Dumb

Paul Haeder: zoos, oh zoologyrushing torrents of strollers electric guitars on stage like a run through an airport connecting flights the cotton candy, elephant ears, snow cones, all bundled up in diaper rash, daddies saying stupid things about polar bears

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The Misogynoir of Rock: Shredding While Black and Female

Sikivu Hutchinson: Bound by blacker-than-thou identity politics, respectable black women have always been warned to beware of such musical apostasy.  Why would “real sistas” want to listen to, much less play, that “white boy music”? 

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What Does Netflix’s “War Machine” Tell Us?

Walter G. Moss: A constant reoccurring problem that the USA has had in its various military and political interventions in Latin America, and countries such as Vietnam, Iran, Iraq, and Afghanistan is that the governments we support are corrupt and/or undemocratic, and have different goals than we do.

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Jeff Corey: Improvising Out Loud

If Corey, in a  family backyard and a refurbished Los Angeles garage (his own, in fact), trained a generation of screen, television and stage artists, this remarkable saga begins with…the blacklist.

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