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STAND-UP GUY. Louis C.K. performs for servicemembers in Kuwait, Dec. 18, 2008.
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Jonathan Malesic August 06, 2015
St. Augustine was a comic genius. Is there a funnier one-liner in all of theology than his prayer in the Confessions, “Lord, give me chastity, but not yet”? He was high-minded but rangy, embracing sexual and scatological humor in City of God, where he notes with no little envy that &ldqu
Sarah Koenig and Dana Chivvis at work on “Serial.”
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Jim McDermottFebruary 17, 2015
‘Serial’ kills the radio stars
The Canticle of the Creatures by Saint Francis of Assisi at Brooklyn Borough Hall
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Jon M. SweeneyFebruary 11, 2015
St. Francis of Assisi visits New York
FOWL PLAY . Liza Fernandez, Annie Henk and Lisa Ramirez in “To the Bone”
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Rob Weinert-KendtOctober 08, 2014
Tales of modern immigration
Sinclair Lewis
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Robert LacyJuly 22, 2014
At home with Sinclair Lewis
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Eve TushnetOctober 16, 2013
I love horror movies because they show me the sublime. I love them for a lot of other reasons too, I admit, depending on my mood. I don’t believe in a grand, unified theory of horror, or of any other genre of film; most genres are a welter of traditions and counter-traditions. Sometimes you wa