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Ori Gersht’s post-traumatic stress

At the heart of Ori Gersht's art is a question: how to capture the ghosts of the Holocaust, Hiroshima, and Israel's wars?
To hell and back
By GREG COOK  |  September 07, 2012
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Review: Total Recall

For a writer who has defined contemporary paranoia, Philip K. Dick hasn't had luck with the adaptations of his work.
Loud, humorless, and devoid of irony
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 10, 2012
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Review: Neil Young Journeys

Young is old now, and in Demme's film, looking like a stubbly coot in a battered Panama hat, he's having the time of his life.
Young having the time of his life
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 13, 2012
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WFNX dies before it gets old

One of the greatest anti-establishment rallying cries of the 20th century was the notion that you can't trust anyone over the age of 30.
Radio Silence
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  May 25, 2012
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Review: Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

In Nuri Bilge Ceylan's minimalist "Eastern," the Leone-esque title seems ironic, as a team of bumbling investigators spend hours driving through the Anatolian wasteland searching for the grave of a murder victim.
Driving through the wasteland
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 11, 2012
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Weezer: The Early Years

When Rivers Cuomo, Weezer wunderkind and Harvard-educated overachiever, sets his mind to something, he is nothing if not meticulous.
Rivers Cuomo reflects on the making of 'Blue' and Pinkerton
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  December 04, 2010


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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