Great Stuff from F. Scott Fitzgerald Beyond ‘Gatsby’

Great Stuff from F. Scott Fitzgerald Beyond ‘Gatsby’

A few items from F. Scott Fitzgerald you might consider checking out if you haven't.
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Denny’s ‘New and Improved’ Coffee

Denny’s ‘New and Improved’ Coffee

Alternate titles to this entry include: "When cardboard is a flavor profile" and "Free coffee not nearly worth what I paid."
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Zero Dark Thirty: A Thrilling Return to Form for Bigelow

Zero Dark Thirty: A Thrilling Return to Form for Bigelow

Kathryn Bigelow’s first feature film since her award-winning effort, "The Hurt Locker," returns to the Middle East-- but this time its focus is less the front lines and more the back rooms, the CIA operatives hunting for Osama bin Laden.
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…But We Keep It All Inside

…But We Keep It All Inside

Early in U.S. History, synagogues were designed to look like other civic buildings. If you passed by a synagogue, you might think you were strolling past a bank. Maybe that has a similar root cause to why Jews tend to decorate the interior of their homes for the holidays; rarely the exterior.
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‘Queen of Versailles': Money, Greed, Excess (Perfect Holiday Film?)

‘Queen of Versailles': Money, Greed, Excess (Perfect Holiday Film?)

The Queen of Versailles (directed by Lauren Greenfield) is an excellent, fascinating, compelling documentary about money, greed, excess, and ultimately what all that does to a person.
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What Is Your Favorite Word and Why?

What Is Your Favorite Word and Why?

An essay topic -- "'What is your favorite word and why?" -- made me angry. After all, it’s a trick question. There’s no right way to answer it.
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