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David Buckingham: "Don't Hate Me Because I'm Beautiful"

A power saw. The kind that cuts through old car doors and broken-down hotel signs. That's what David Buckingham uses to extract the metal for his sculptures — recycled bits of scrap whose rusting and paint-chipped surfaces have seen better…
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Dining, Eat Third Time's a Charm

Third Time's a Charm

At some point a lexicographer for the OED, or perhaps William Safire in one of his "On Language" pieces for the New York Times Magazine, will trace the origin of the currently fashionable "small plates" menu appellation. He'll no doubt…
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Film, Reel World

Reel World

The Strawberry Statement You've probably heard William Safire's revisionist history of the '60s. In the words of Santa Cruz filmmaker Helen Garvy, his take goes something like this: "It was all sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll. The politics that…
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