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September 17th, 2011

“It’s far too seldom that fashion and altruism cross paths, but one of the best examples I’ve ever encountered is the story of Blake Mycoskie and TOMS Shoes.”

September 8th, 2011

The next time you’re online with some time to spend reading, blogger Jeremy Freed encourages you to check out one of his favorite Web sites…an online archive of long-form magazine journalism.

September 5th, 2011

If you’ve been following “In Search of the Cool,” you’re already well aware of our blogger Jeremy Freed’s fondness for the small screen. Get his take on one of the most anticipated second-season premieres of the fall.

August 30th, 2011

This week, blogger Jeremy Freed wants you to know about his latest obsession!

August 28th, 2011

Our blogger Jeremy Freed explains what he thinks is the most interesting thing about this week’s New York Times Magazine features cover story.

August 22nd, 2011

I haven’t yet had a chance to see the new documentary The Interrupters, about former gang members in Chicago who have tasked themselves with curbing gang violence on that city’s streets, but it’s on my list to watch as soon as it’s out on DVD. In the meanwhile, if you happen to live in Chicago, […]

August 21st, 2011

While Otis doesn’t strive for much narrative, it captures perfectly the over-the-top presence of the two stars, each of whom has taken pains to cultivate a larger-than-life persona.

August 17th, 2011

While some fans of the era-defining ’90s grunge-rock outfit Nirvana may think the band’s music was perfect as it was, veteran reggae artist Little Roy is clearly not one of them. In the tradition of such albums as “Is It Rolling Bob?” (which reggae-fied Bob Dylan’s hits) and “Radiodread,” which gave the Jamaican treatment to […]

August 13th, 2011

One of our bloggers thinks Barbara Ehrenreich is one of the best voices on the side of the working poor in American journalism. What do you think?

August 9th, 2011

Yes, I know what you’re thinking, but it’s not. The Hour is not just BBC’s answer to Mad Men. Well, maybe just a little bit. In any case, regardless of the timing, no one really does costume drama like the Brits, and the fact that they’re taking a stab at a mid-century dramatic series is […]

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