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A new book about Antarctic cuisine satisfies foodies and historians alike

As you nurse your post-Thanksgiving food coma back to normality, spare a thought for the men and women in Antarctica this holiday season. They're warm, well-fed, and happy (if really far from family) — but it wasn't always this way.
Eat before it gets cold
By JEFF INGLIS  |  November 30, 2012
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Review: Being Jewish in France

"A love affair gone sour," is how one of the writers quoted in director Yves Jeuland's documentary describes the Vichy collusion with the Nazis, which ended with thousands of French Jews rounded up by Gendarmes and shipped to death camps.
Yves Jeuland's documentary
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 16, 2012
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Review: Jimmy Tingle's American Dream

This documentary from Boston comedian Jimmy Tingle and director Vincent Straggas excels in depicting the plight of the stand-up comedian.
 A comedian's life ain't nothin' but hustle and rejection
By MICHAEL C. WALSH  |  October 07, 2011