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Calendar, Night&Day Frank Humor

Frank Humor

“He could pull this off. He was sure of it. It would have been one thing to protect Anne Frank from the Nazis; he was pretty sure he couldn't have managed that. But to protect his family from Anne Frank?…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Dirty Old Literature by Dirty Old Men

Dirty Old Literature by Dirty Old Men

We're not afraid to admit it: If that lonely lurker drinking straight whiskey with no ice out of a plastic cup at the back of the bar wrote a book, we would totally stay up all night reading it (bonus…
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Dining, Eat Comfort Food

Comfort Food

Don't get me wrong: I love the holidays. And by holidays, I don't just mean the Thanksgiving-to-New-Year's marathon that we're in the middle of (well, it's now become Halloween-to-New-Year's, if you go by the switchover that miraculously occurs overnight in…
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Film, Black Like Me?

Black Like Me?

The riddles of identity that drive and disturb Philip Roth's impressive body of fiction usually focus on contemporary Jewish characters, whose conflicts between self-absorption and self-hate remain poignantly (and often hilariously) unresolved. But in The Human Stain, the first Roth…
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Culture, Stage Mulishly Good

Mulishly Good

The title God's Donkey refers to the burdens Moses took on as deliverer of the Jews. The self-exiled young Egyptian with a stutter -- in Corey Fischer's brief but marvelous show -- becomes an eloquent prophet and wizardly scourge of…
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Culture, Stage Ghost Writer

Ghost Writer

It may seem wrong to quote Philip Roth in a review that deals with Virginia Woolf, but I can't help it. "When he went to see a production of Waiting for Godot," writes Roth about the novelist Nathan Zuckerman, "he…
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