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Women in Film

Women in Film

In the wake of an ACLU investigation into gender discrimination in Hollywood hiring practices — not to mention entering, as we are, into the summer blockbuster season — it seems only fair and relevant to run down a list of both known and less-known female directors. And really, it’s not just a matter of awareness; […]

It’s That Time Again

It’s That Time Again

The onset of election season is a time of conflict for me. On the one hand, every fiber of my being, every firing synapse in my brain — from the lizard to the intellectual — instinctively recoils from the unstaunched flow of press coverage like Ted Nugent in a Birkenstock outlet. On the other hand, […]

Baltimore

Baltimore

Writing this column during such a week is difficult. On the one hand, I know full well what’s happening in Baltimore; on the other hand, I only found out about it last night while I was at the gym… after a 10-hour shift at work, before making dinner and then going right to bed because […]