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Richard Clarke’s dark vision

Richard Clarke famously warned his superiors in the Clinton and Bush White Houses about the destructive potential of a small terrorist network run by Osama bin Laden. To little avail.
IT Dept.
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  November 25, 2011

Documentary evidence

The theme of MassArt’s “War Stories” is what we talk about when we talk about war — the Iraq War in particular.
‘War Stories’ and Maori tattoos, plus the SMFA’s ‘Traveling Scholars’
By GREG COOK  |  February 27, 2008

Nostalgia, remixed

It’s not that I think Billie Holiday: Remixed and Reimagined is some kind of unforgivable desecration.
Billie Holiday unstuck in time
By JON GARELICK  |  December 07, 2007

Capital loss

Two things stood out when the book tour for an impressive new anthology, The American Idea: The Best of the Atlantic Monthly , rolled through town this past month.

How has moving from Boston to Washington changed the Atlantic?

By ADAM REILLY  |  November 05, 2007

Fighting words

Imagine that suicide bombers have just blasted three American shopping malls.
The ‘War on Terror’ in Jenny Holzer’s declassified documents
By GREG COOK  |  May 29, 2007

Reading 9/11

The five years since 9/11 have seen not just a slew but a deluge of books devoted to the event and anything remotely connected with it.
Wright gets it right and the commissioners get lost in paper
By JASON VEST  |  September 11, 2006



As much as I lament the continuing decline of attendance at the cineplex, it’s also easy to understand.
The 25 Greatest DVD Special Features of All Time
By BRETT MICHEL  |  April 25, 2006