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30 September 2020

As Election Day creeps ever nearer, we’ve been inundated with nonfiction books and films telling us just how dangerous and inept the...

Cartoon man in a spiral
24 August 2020

Political commentators have spent nearly four years trying to understand why Donald Trump spreads lies, ignores constitutional norms and...

Fire on the horizon
24 August 2020

The first 10 minutes of Rebuilding Paradise are harrowing.
Ron Howard’s documentary is mostly about the aftermath of the...

Two couples, grooms in black suits and women in long white wedding dresses
18 July 2020

In the 1970s, the country was struggling to recover from the dual tragedies of the Vietnam War and the Watergate scandal that toppled...

Window washer outside a window
09 July 2020

In a recent “Dilbert” cartoon, the hapless title employee talks about his hope of hooking up with a woman he’d met through virtual...

27 May 2020

Working Man is a modest story set against the economic landscape that has left thousands of factory workers without jobs. It’s like a fictional...

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