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Crossword: ''12:11''

When ten-letter entries just aren't enough
By MATT JONES  |  February 13, 2008

Crossword: ''C'mon, Get Happy''

Less theme, more words.
By MATT JONES  |  October 31, 2007

I scream, you scream

Kids still stream toward the siren song and that holy grail — frozen treats in paper packaging, paradise in the guise of a push-up pop.
A salute to ice cream trucks
By DAVID MASHBURN  |  August 27, 2007

Stringer in a strange land

One principle of comedy is that something is funny if it’s us laughing at them, not the other way around. Watch the trailer for Borat (QuickTime) The anti-Borat: Ali G on DVD; Sergei Dvortsevoy at the HFA. By Gerald Peary
Is Borat laughing at you?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 20, 2007

The anti-Borat

Like many who’ve found Borat the movie uproariously funny, I ran to my video store for more: the first and second seasons of Da Ali G Show , the British telly program transferred to, and reshot for, HBO, with American sequences replacing English ones.
Ali G  on DVD; Sergei Dvortsevoy at the HFA
By GERALD PEARY  |  November 02, 2006

Techno or yes, part II

Bit of a frustrating week here at Circuits as the Hub continues to change. Paul Dailey live in Louisville (mp3) Slaine, "Rich Man Poor Man" (YouTube)
WERS cancels Revolutions ; Boston icons blow up
By DAVID DAY  |  October 13, 2006


My Chomsky

Had Groucho Marx been a Marxist and stopped in the middle of A Night at the Opera to praise Karl Marx, the effect might have been a little like that which greeted Venezuela’s president Hugo Chavez after he lauded Noam Chomsky at the UN General Assembly
As the lefty linguist’s most recent book rises to the top of Amazon’s bestseller list, a partisan explains why Noam Chomsky’s all that
By GEORGE SCIALABBA  |  September 27, 2006

Fall back

If you cannot remember the past, so Santayana said, you’re condemned to repeat it. Watch trailers for this fall's new releases.
This season, Hollywood lives in the past
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 13, 2006

Crossword: 'You're a Tiger'

Tony would be so proud
By MATT JONES  |  July 19, 2006