The price of movies

“I’ll wait until it comes out on DVD.” If you find yourself saying this more often when you see a new movie hit the theatres, you’re not alone. DVD sales

Life imitating art imitating life

If it accomplishes little else, the current film Capote captures the awesomely bleak austerity of winter afternoons. The matchless cinematography of Adam Kimmel treats us to imposing outdoor vistas in

Labored Analogy

Labored Analogy

Organized labor, once a pillar of the Democratic party and a major player in American politics, has been reduced to a pale image of its former self. Fifty years ago,

Biology vs. humanity

A review of the new book, Liberation Biology: The Scientific and Moral Case for the Biotech Revolution, by Ron Bailey.

Happy dark days

These are dark days for Republicans in Washington, but that doesn’t mean conservatives should hang their heads. In fact, the current climate is helping advance conservative policy proposals, and it

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Labored Analogy by Bryan O’Keefe This ain’t the Fifties; grad students aren’t auto workers. Little Mexico, North Carolina by Jesse James DeConto A story of illegal immigration and the Cadillac of Christmas