November 10, 2007

Hillbot No Like Surprise

November 10, 2007 // 1 Comment

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Piling on has never been so easy: After her speech, Clinton accepted questions. But according to Grinnell College student Muriel Gallo-Chasanoff ’10, some of the questions from the audience were planned in advance. “They were [...]

Am I Slipping?

November 10, 2007 // 0 Comments

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Classic films, classic scenes (someone’s been watching too much TV tonight): Neurosis can be entertaining, as demonstrated in this exchange between Albert Brooks and Holly Hunter, from “Broadcast News.” Can you remember another [...]

“I Get Older, They Stay the Same Age”

November 10, 2007 // 0 Comments

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Classic films, classic scenes: Matthew McConaughey scouts the freshman class, from “Dazed and Confused.” First time I saw this movie I stayed through the credits, determined to discover the name of the genius who portrayed Wooderson. [...]

Believe It Or Not

November 10, 2007 // 0 Comments

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Classic films, classic scenes: “The Talented Mr. Ripley” was ill-conceived, miscast and busily directed (much like every Anthony Minghella movie). Don’t judge “Purple Noon” on its imitator — the 1960 French [...]

Another Right-Wing Conspirator Unmasked

November 10, 2007 // 0 Comments

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My friend Andisheh from Creative Loafing is doubly cursed. Grasping irony is bad enough — must he also have a sense of humor? Andy’s come under fire from a humorless literalist for including a prominent anti-war activist in his rundown [...]
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