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In 1969, Stan Lee Told Angry Readers That Comics Must Stand Up for Civil Rights

2 years ago by Alan Scherstuhl
From Lee to Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, John Romita, and many others came the great flowering of ‘60s superheroes, the ones who seemed like human beings in ways that Superman or Batman didn’t.
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Things Marco Rubio Has Done That Are Way Worse Than Saying "Fuck"

2 years ago by Jerry Iannelli
All weekend, the Internet dunked on Marco Rubio for tweeting that he does not like when reporters say the word "fuck" in print, as in, "Go fuck yourself Marco Rubio;" "Marco Rubio is a whiny fucking brat;" or "Stop trying to take away our fucking civil rights." It's still not entirely...
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Bad News with Al

14 years ago by Jordan Harper
An Inconvenient Truth (Paramount) This isn't exactly the kind of DVD you buy to watch again and again; the ending doesn't get happier, and there are no twists to decipher with repeated viewings. The producers hope instead that you buy it and share it; it's less movie, after all, than...
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Don't Kill Dad This Father's Day: Five Healthy Gift Ideas

8 years ago by Camille Lamb
Father's Day is Sunday and I'm not going to sugar-coat it: our dad's are not doing well. They're fat and they're dying because of it. According to the American Heart Association, about 75 percent of adult men are overweight, and about half of those are obese. More than one in...
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Gerald Posner Plagiarized in Why America Slept and Secrets of the Kingdom, Research Shows

10 years ago by Tim Elfrink
In this week's Miami New Times, we write about new evidence that Gerald Posner plagiarized dozens of passages in his 2003 book Why American Slept and in 2005's Secrets of the Kingdom. After the jump, you can check out all the proof. But first, a little background: Back on March...
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Three the Hard Way

13 years ago by Robert Wilonsky
No Country for Old Men (Paramount) "A horror comedy chase" is how a grinning Tommy Lee Jones describes No Country for Old Men in the making-of — meanwhile, his fellow actors add to the list such adjectives as "a very primitive ride," "a rabbit chase through Texas," and "a very...
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Jungle Fever

13 years ago by Robert Wilonsky
Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (Paramount) At last available on DVD, Eleanor Coppola's 1991 documentary about her husband's tumultuous trek downriver remains, easily, the best film ever about the making of a movie and unmaking of a man. Francis Ford Coppola thought he was going to spend 16 weeks...
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Maybe too Hard

13 years ago by Jim Ridley
You don't need to watch the included preview of Live Free or Die Hard to know it's going to blow; as this set proves, only odd-numbered Die Hards are any good. The first one, of course, is the perfect popcorn flick, and the bonus-disc extras here illustrate what can happen...
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MARC SCHILLERThe Miami businessman had barely escaped with his life. His health was ruined and his assets were gone. His kidnappers owned everything, even his home. But he had names and a paper trail. Why would no one believe him? DANIEL LUGOThe Sun Gym manager liked Schiller's big house. And...
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Good Clean Smut

13 years ago by Jordan Harper
Porky's: The Ultimate Collection (Fox) When writer-director Bob Clark was killed by a drunk driver in April, the obits trumpeted his holiday classic A Christmas Story . . . but were somewhat reluctant to mention that, oh, yeah, he also wrote and directed Porky's. But there's no question which is...

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