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  • 'Through a Lens Darkly' tackles a photographic divide in America

    'Through a Lens Darkly' tackles a photographic divide in America
    The photographs of young black men are startling in their contrasts: a slave in chains, a professor in a suit; a body dangling from a lynch mob's rope, a musician with a violin. The images illuminate a nation's racial divide and how African Americans...
  • Blowback: Academic boycott of Israel gives voice to peaceful protest

    Blowback: Academic boycott of Israel gives voice to peaceful protest
    This past weekend, American Studies Assn. members held our annual conference in Los Angeles, with the theme "The Fun and the Fury." Those familiar with the ASA mainly because of news about our year-old academic boycott of Israel might be surprised by...
  • The sham drug idea of the year: 'pink Viagra'

    The sham drug idea of the year: 'pink Viagra'
    Many women report losing their desire for sex, some temporarily, some permanently. Is this a relationship problem, a normal aspect of life changes or, as the pharmaceutical industry maintains, an “unmet medical need”? That was the question...
  • Norman Lloyd at 100: Hollywood's Living Memory

    The earliest surviving footage of broadcast television in America is a fragment of "The Streets of New York," an adaptation of playwright Dion Boucicault's 19th-century drama, aired by the experimental New York NBC affiliate W2XBS on August 31, 1939....
  • Is liberal Zionism dead?

    Before you read this column keep in mind that I still consider myself a liberal Zionist. But here's the dilemma as clearly stated by Roger Cohen in the New York Times: "I am a Zionist because the story of my forebears convinces me that Jews needed the...
  • IndieCade 2014: Five noteworthy games you might have missed

     
    Some of the most creative and innovative work in the video game industry is coming from independent developers working alone […]...
  • Amanda Bynes released from psychiatric care, tweets angrily at parents

    Amanda Bynes released from psychiatric care, tweets angrily at parents
    Amanda Bynes has been released from the psychiatric facility where she'd been on an involuntary hold for three weeks and on Friday morning was making her feelings known via Twitter, railing against her parents and declaring herself fit to take care of her...
  • On fiscal policy, USC professor's viewpoint is moral and farsighted

    On fiscal policy, USC professor's viewpoint is moral and farsighted
    "The left sees me as a Wall Street Journal Satanist, and the right as a stealth Marxian bent on destroying free enterprise," Edward D. Kleinbard was saying. The USC law professor was referring to the reactions elicited by his recent op-ed in the New...
  • Why Jennifer Glass is fighting for control over dying

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Thoughtful choices have defined Jennifer Glass' rich life: Backpacking through South America. Teaching in Asia. Ascending the professional ladder at Oracle, Intuit, Sony and Facebook. Creating an elegant home, and happy marriage, in San...
  • Tim Cook's announcement could spur Silicon Valley to push for social change

    Apple chief executive Tim Cook's announcement last week that he is gay caps years of efforts by an industry that has long championed gay rights at home. It also may help propel Silicon Valley to the forefront of global struggles for equality, underscoring...
  • Suffield Players and local teacher staging performance of new musical

    The Suffield Players are helping Suffield High School film teacher Carl Casinghino bring to life his new musical. And in return, he is helping them. "Winners" debuts at Mapleton Hall on Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. Proceeds from the $10...