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Brave New World, the new cinema of the 2010s [Part II]: big movies, small stories.

The second installment of my analysis of "Brave New World" of 2010s cinema involves examples spanning the globe from the U.S., England, Ireland and Russia.

By |2018-09-18T20:30:09-07:00September 18th, 2018|Movies|1 Comment

My 10 favorite articles of 2013 (Part III): Mitch & Bonnie, Pope and Packard.

In a few hours 2013 will be history (or it may already be, depending on where you live when this article goes up). I'm taking [...]

By |2013-12-31T17:00:25-08:00December 31st, 2013|Books, History, Interact, Interviews, Missing Persons|0 Comments

Disco suits, platform shoes and literary fraud: the story behind “Saturday Night Fever.”

The greatest cultural artifact of the disco era is based on a famous hoax.

By |2013-12-11T20:30:53-08:00December 11th, 2013|History, Movies, Music, Spotlight|0 Comments

Disappeared: Mitchel Weiser and Bonita Bickwit, missing 40 years today. [includes video]

Two beautiful kids vanished in 1973 on their way to a rock concert. They remain some of the most famous MPs of their generation.

By |2013-07-27T20:35:52-07:00July 27th, 2013|Missing Persons, Spotlight|0 Comments

Earth: John Dewey High School, Brooklyn, alma mater of two famous missing persons.

This is John Dewey High School, on Avenue X in Brooklyn, New York. I know it's odd to see such a wintry scene on a [...]

By |2013-07-24T16:11:24-07:00July 24th, 2013|Earth, Missing Persons|0 Comments