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Review: Silver Linings Playbook

According to some movies, being mentally ill is a great way to find love. Recent examples range from the rom-com Kind of a Funny Story to the rom-thriller The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. They may trivialize the subject, but who wants to watch two h
Russell rewrites the Playbook
By PETER KEOUGH  |  November 16, 2012
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One cigarette a day

We are bouncing over a rough ocean, on a boat packed with twenty or so fishermen, and I am breathing the smoke from my grandfather’s cigarettes.
A writer reflects on taking in the breath of life — with all its smoke and memories
By MATTHEW M. QUICK  |  January 29, 2007