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Nokia N810 Review: Larger and More Off-Kilter, Please

Last month I had the opportunity to test a Nokia N810 thingamabob. It’s hard to describe with one word what the Nokia N810 is, although some try with the ungainly and insufficient “internet-tablet.” I won’t even try to stick with one word, since the N810

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Book Review: Abiyoyo by Pete Seeger

My book review is about a book called Abiyoyo by Pete Seeger. It is about a boy and his father. The father had a magic wand and the boy had a ukulele. The other people didn’t like them. The father made too many practical jokes

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Read Hooman Majd: The Ayatollah Begs to Differ

I enthusiastically recommend Hooman Majd’s recent nonfiction book, The Ayatollah Begs to Differ. Majd is the grandson of an Iranian Ayatollah and the son of an exiled Iranian diplomat who is fluent in Farsi and English, who grew up in Britain and America and yet

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After Penn, Watch The Times of Harvey Milk

After you watch Sean Penn in the big-screen motion picture Milk, go rent the 1985 documentary The Times of Harvey Milk and see the real man, his contemporaries and his time for yourself. I was a small kid when Harvey Milk, the first openly-gay elected

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Review: Mammoth NYC Review Pack Materials

Today, I got an unsolicited commercial e-mail from Patrick Sammon of Mammoth Advertising, a New York City firm specializing in “entertainment marketing initiatives.” What’s the word for unsolicited commercial e-mail? Gosh darn it, I forgot. Well, whatever it is Pam next door will be sure

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?