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will-durst's picture
Sep.30.2008
In which our intrepid correspondent takes 60 seconds to speak of the Denver celebration which anointed the Junior Senator from Illinois at the winged messenger of hope.
will-durst's picture
Sep.30.2008
In which our intrepid correspondent takes 60 seconds to reveal an unhealthy excitement over the new show of dexterous spandex mutants about to take the national stage. Watch him nail his dismount.
will-durst's picture
Sep.30.2008
In which our intrepid correspondent stands up on his hind legs and rebukes the Breck Girl for his 2 Americas- those that barricade themselves from the press in hotel bathrooms and those that don't.
will-durst's picture
Sep.30.2008
In which our intrepid correspondent critiques the opening night of the Democratic Convention in 60 seconds. And no one is safe except the girls.
thich-nhat-hanh's picture
Sep.12.2008
Thich Nhat Hanh addresses the United States Congress in 2004 with a focus on the increase in terrorism worldwide.
andrew-kaplan's picture
Jun.26.2008
New York Times bestselling author Vince Flynn returns with his most explosive political thriller yet. A tour de force of action-packed suspense, Protect and Defend delivers an all-too-realistic and utterly compelling vision of nations navigating the minefield of international intrigue. A true "...
andrew-kaplan's picture
Jun.26.2008
By author Anthony Lappé and illustrator Dan Goldman. The year is 2011 and Jimmy Burns, a young anti-corporate blogger, has just seen a Starbucks (and his apartment above it) in Williamsburg, Brooklyn blown to bits by yet another terrorist attack on New York City. He's recorded the gruesome scene on...
andrew-kaplan's picture
Jun.26.2008
It is 1461: Edward, son of Richard of York, ascends to the throne, and his willful sister, Margaret, immediately becomes a pawn in European politics as Edward negotiates her marriage. The young Margaret falls deeply in love with Anthony Woodville, the married brother of Edward's queen, Elizabeth....
andrew-kaplan's picture
Jun.24.2008
It is a society that is, officially, a haven for its citizens. Superior to the decadent West, the Soviet Union under Stalin strives to be a paradise for its workers, providing for all their needs: education, health care, and security. In exchange, all that is required is their hard work, and their...