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Podcast - Michael J. Fox 5-10-11

Podcast - Michael J. Fox 5-10-11

Michael J. Fox, director of GASDA, calls in to the Breakfast Show to talk all about gas. Yes, we're talking gas this morning, and no,...
By MorningIntern  |  May 10, 2011

Gen X Goes to Washington

Alex P. Keaton, the self-centered, clean-cut, overachieving young sharpie played by Michael J. Fox on Family Ties is — figuratively speaking — going to Washington.
It's the first major slacker-generation wave of congressmen — but are they Alex P. Keatons, or nihilistic cranks?
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  November 26, 2010

Wacko patrol: America's 25 scariest conservatives

Imagine what will happen once the relatively sane folks now running the White House and the Republican National Committee pack up and go home?  
The Phoenix ranks the individuals who will hold the most sway over the right-wing message machine in 2009, and beyond.
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  October 29, 2008

Heavy casualties

In 1989, filmmaker Brian De Palma directed the potent Hollywood feature Casualties of War , taking his audience back in time to a vile true-life incident from Vietnam.
History repeats in De Palma’s Redacted
By GERALD PEARY  |  November 13, 2007

Protesting the bio-whatever

Eighteen dancers showed to prostest the BIO 2007 convention, but they were as fuzzy as their boas on a lot of details.
A week of biotech protests ends, not with a bang but with battery failure
By MARGARET DORIS  |  May 18, 2007

Passion by proxy

Via Dolorosa, British playwright David Hare’s eloquently reported account of his 1997 fact-finding mission to Israel and the Palestinian territories, is not up to the minute. But that’s hardly the point.
Via Dolorosa ; Calvin Berger
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  September 05, 2006


Where is the love?

Within a couple months of its release, Brokeback Mountain went from being simply a well-made, serious film to a widely recognized, highly satirized cultural artifact.
Brokeback Mountain perfectly captures our ambivalence about marriage — gay and straight
By MICHAEL BRONSKI  |  March 06, 2006