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  • Blowback: Nothing defensible about DOMA

     
    Maya Rupert responds to our editorial, "Defense of Marriage Act: Attack the law, not the lawyer." She is the federal policy director for the National Center for Lesbian Rights. Click here for more information on Blowback, our forum for readers......
  • ESPN's '30 for 30': The world's most unlikely indy film festival

     
    I go to film festivals to see the kind of idiosyncratic, personal movies big Hollywood studios rarely make anymore. But for the last 15 months, I've been watching a wonderfully engaging film festival with passionate and provocative movies on TV,......
  • What is there to fear from Muslims?

     
    In Sunday’s Opinion section piece by Sharon Davies, the Ohio State University professor compares today’s apprehension toward Muslims with the prevailing fear of Roman Catholics during the 1920s. Of those anti-Catholic sentiments, she writes:...
  • True or false: Oscars are older than the National Board of Review Awards

     
    To see the answer, click on the "Continue Reading" link below. ANSWER: True. Although New York City was America's first capital city of film, it didn't get into the awards game until it was upstaged by Los Angeles. West Coast film leaders bestowed the...
  • Two out of three 'Fox & Friends' think 'all terrorists are Muslim'

     
    With friends like these... This morning while attempting to defend fellow Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly's appearance on "The View," "Fox & Friends" co-host Brian Kilmeade uttered a line that really needs no introduction. "There was a certain group...
  • Kanye West at his movie premiere: 'I contemplated suicide' [Updated]

     
    Monday night’s Hollywood screening of “Runaway,” an expressionistic 40-minute movie written, directed by and starring Kanye West, gave a preview peek at the rapper-producer’s buzzy debut film project -– a visual “accompaniment” to his...
  • With Senate set to consider Kagan, Sen. Sessions blasts her 'expansive view' of federal power

     
    Alabama's Jeff Sessions urged his Senate colleagues to oppose Elena Kagan's nomination to the Supreme Court by President Obama....
  • Theater review: 'The Good Negro' at Stella Adler Theatre

     
    Idealism is a dirty business in Tracy Scott Wilson’s “The Good Negro,” now at the Stella Adler Theatre. It’s Birmingham, 1962, and the civil rights movement led by MLK-like Reverend Lawrence (Phrederic Semaj) finds a public relations dream in...
  • Robert Byrd, the Senate's finest fiddler

     
    The late West Virginia Sen. Robert Byrd left a complicated legacy of personality and policy, from his early involvement with (and later renunciation of) the Ku Klux Klan to his mastery of Senate procedural arcana to his opposition to the......
  • Remembering the Freedom Rides 50 years later

    Remembering the Freedom Rides 50 years later
    As the bus leaves Atlanta, Dennis Climpson is eager for conversation. He wants to talk about college football this Sunday morning, but I have a question for him. "Have you ever heard of the Freedom Rides?" I ask. Fifty years ago next month, a group of 15...
  • Book review: 'Trillin on Texas'

    Book review: 'Trillin on Texas'
    Trillin on Texas Calvin Trillin University of Texas Press: 184 pp, $22 Calvin Trillin is a man of principle. He can't stand, for instance, people who talk about themselves in the third person, which made things difficult back in the days of Dole and...