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The Bong show

You have to wonder whether there's something in the drinking water in Korea that's caused the country to spawn so many prolific, inventive new filmmakers — directors like Park Chan-wook ( Oldboy , Thirst ) and Bong Joon-ho.
Korea's hottest new director comes to the HFA
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 26, 2010

With Kennedy's death, a chance to move beyond royalty

Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, the last "lion" of the Massachusetts clan, finally rests – in peace, I hope.
By MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  September 04, 2009


Judge Stephen Breyer, Bill Clinton's latest pick for the Supreme Court, has attracted support so broad that it spans ideological and political differences.  
Stephen Breyer may be the right man at the wrong time
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE  |  June 05, 2009

Soldiers committing suicide

On July 22, 2004, unable to handle the intensity anymore — the daily vomiting, the feeling that he was a murderer — Lucey wrapped a garden hose around his neck and hanged himself.
US troops are killing themselves in record numbers
By JASON NOTTE  |  March 11, 2009

Losing common ground

Among the chaos of fractious voices at the 17th International AIDS Conference, it’s hard to discern a clear message, and even harder to know who might be receiving it.  
A new rift between science and activism undermines progress in the fight against AIDS
By DAVID KISH  |  October 02, 2008

Divine service

Oscar Mokeme is the Director of Portland Maine’s Museum of African Culture, which he co-founded in 1998 with Hannaford executive and collector Arthur Aleshire.
An interview with Oscar Mokeme
By IAN PAIGE  |  July 31, 2008


McCain perpetuates ignorance about the US health-care system

John McCain should stop flashing a spotlight on what he doesn’t know.
Got Insurance?
By MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  March 19, 2008

Dance, monkey: Louis CK

I think that the World Health Organization is probably better. I don’t even know what they do, but I’m sure they’re more productive than underpants.
We put a visiting comic on the hot seat
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  February 26, 2008

Will ’08 be the year for universal health-care?

Someone ought to tell John McCain — and others who are intoxicated by nationalism — that the United States does not have the best health-care system in the world.
Patients’ rights
By MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  January 23, 2008