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Culturebox
Nov. 11 2008 12:53 PMZen and the Art of New York Times Headline WritingThere's nothing to it, except when there is.
Procrastination
May 14 2008 12:24 PM"It's All in My Head"Did Truman Capote and Ralph Ellison have writer's block—or were they just chronic procrastinators?
Culturebox
Nov. 16 2007 12:05 PMI Love the Smell of Celluloid in the MorningWhy are all the Iraq movies really movies about making movies?
Dvd extras
Sept. 25 2007 5:02 PMGreed Is Bad. Bad!Gordon Gekko was supposed to be a villain. Instead, he became a Wall Street folk hero.
Culturebox
July 5 2007 1:18 PM"Re-orchestrated, scripted, and rehearsed"How Werner Herzog handles the truth.
Dvd extras
April 27 2007 1:56 PMTwin Peaks RevisitedThe second season is not what it seems.
Book Blitz
Oct. 12 2006 7:40 AMAmerican IngeniousThe sly brilliance of experimental novelist Lynne Tillman.
Geezers
Sept. 9 2008 11:16 AMBest Friends ForeverGrumpy Old Men, The Bucket List, and the undying appeal of the old-buddy movie.
Procrastination
May 13 2008 4:00 PMProcrastination LitGreat novels about wasting time.
Culturebox
Oct. 10 2007 3:09 PMSix Dylans Are Better Than OneHow to make a pop-music biopic that doesn't stink.
Dvd extras
Aug. 9 2007 7:36 AMHam of the PeopleHow Al Pacino got typecast as Al Pacino.
Culturebox
June 22 2007 11:49 AMShort CutsIs Diff'rent Strokes better at 5 minutes than it was at 30? Tuning in to the Minisode Network.
Books
March 19 2007 7:23 AMRaiders of the Lost ArcIs Joan of Arc the prototype for modern celebrity?