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A comedy of flies
Scorcese on Kubrick
Jim Thompson's legacy
Walt Whitman: the brand
The secret front runner?
Championship facial hair
Talking to Jose Saramago
The man who invented C-SPAN
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The common way to lose a war
Jazz evangelism of Woody Allen
Execution announced with twitter
Making public information public
In the land of invented languages
Don't turn Jim Thompson into film
Paul Auster reads from Sunset Park
George Prochnik's pursuit of silence
The end of Austin's Cathedral of Junk
John McPhee on the mechanics of writing
Melville writes about surfing in Tahiti
Feel the power of The Power and the Glory
Stanley McChrystal: The Runaway General
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"I don't really believe anything anymore"
Mike Huckabee: is he his party's best hope?
Dick Tracey: cultural touchstone that wasn't
The day they hanged an Elephant in East Tennessee
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William S. Burroughs, Esquire magazine and New Journalism
How Henry Luce's Time and Life helped America turn on to LSD
Supreme court rules "material aid" for "terrorists" is illegal
Bill Dixon, avant-garde jazz trumpeter, dies at 84. May he rest in peace.
Jose Saramago, Portuguese writer who experimented with surrealism, dies at 87. May he rest in peace.
Nico Smith, white minister who fought against South African apartheid, dies at 81. May he rest in peace.