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Crisis Is Our Brand

In times of crisis, some Westerners are fond of saying that “crisis,” when written...

When should movie theaters reopen?

Netflix fatigue. It’s practically a pandemic itself. The remedy? A shot of real-life cinema—square...

Apres Nous

Je dis ça, je dis rien is a French idiom that translates literally as,...

Poetry as Prophecy

I’m hazy on the details, but apparently a couple of freelance astronauts parked a...

A Star is Bored

Why wait for the inevitable deluge of COVID-19-themed horror films when you can script...

Rolling the Bard

April 23 or so marks William Shakespeare’s 456th bday. For the sake of this...

Verdant Veritas

For some, the story of cannabis in California begins with the passage of Proposition...

Seize life by the quote

When I first stood on the periphery of what we could call my screenwriting...

M-M-M-My Corona

It was inevitable that the Knack’s 1979 classic track, “My Sharona,” would catch corona...

Don’t Panic

I’m a pretty shabby audio processor (just ask anyone who’s ever conversed with me),...

Sci-Fi Takes Center Stage

To genre purists, the idea of androids navigating the footlights of a stageplay may...

Cheek to cheeky

On view on floor five as part of the “Pop, Minimal, and Figurative Art”...


I’ve been recovering from a recent bout of digital marketing. I don’t want to...

How I Became an Art Thief

Ever want to post a nude online but fear future repercussions? Conceptual artist Andy...
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