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Jul 24, 2012
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Her 45-year career has taken her from Broadway to primetime television, where she starred as a divorced mom on Norman Lear’s acclaimed 1970s sitcom _Maude_. But Adrienne Barbeau will forever be...
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May 19, 2009
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Storm Tharp paints portraits—after a fashion. His jarring, surreal depictions of both celebrities and average Joes serve as a window into his own state of mind rather than commentary on his...
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May 19, 2009
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Paul Krugman is one of the most widely read economists on the planet by virtue of his New York Times op-ed column, which he’s penned since 1999. His latest book, The Conscience of a Liberal,...
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May 19, 2009
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DEBBIE STOLLER is the New York-based editor of third-wave feminist magazine Bust, but she’s headed to Portland this month on behalf of her latest book, Son of Stitch ‘N Bitch, the fourth entry in...
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May 19, 2009
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AT 17, MIAYA SHAMBRY is a teen out of time, belting out classic rock standards by the likes of scratchy-voiced ’60s songstress Janis Joplin as a student enrolled in the Portland chapter of Paul...
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May 19, 2009
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IF YOU HEAR ABOUT A SPEECH titled “Cosmology at the Frontier” and your mind wanders to space-age lip liner, don’t be ashamed. (We had the same thought.) But Brian Greene is no Mary Kay. This...
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May 19, 2009
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Reed College grad Barbara Ehrenreich’s most noteworthy efforts have been exposés about her travails in the workforce, her latest book, _This Land Is Their Land_, is a collection of essays about...
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May 19, 2009
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Does the man really need an introduction? Over the course of his 42-year career, Neil Diamond has sold some 120 million records, contributed more than his fair share of hits to the American...
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May 19, 2009
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Arresting rock singer Amanda Palmer keeps her show on the road.
Thumbnail for - Michael Pollan
May 19, 2009
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The reluctant leader of the sustainable food movement and best-selling author of _The Omnivore’s Dilemma_ and _In Defense of Food_ is nothing less than frank when addressing our failing food policies.