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Laura Reynolds, the young wife of a schoolmaster at a New England boys' boarding school in the '50s, has been advised about her proper role there: "Interested bystander."
USM's spot-on view of '50s angst
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  November 13, 2009

Integration in Ogunquit

Big, buoyant teenager Tracy Turnblad (Alison Faircloth) is dedicated to some big, buoyant propositions.
With a flashback to LaverneĀ + Shirley
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  September 05, 2007

Whatever it takes

In a Machiavellian world-view, the ends justify even the most unscrupulous of means.
Machiavelli's Mandrake occupies the St. Lawrence
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  April 25, 2007