Saturday, October 11

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Thursday, October 9

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The Quirky Allure of 'Twin Peaks'

A digressive consideration of the popular new show.

Wednesday, October 8

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The Best Monster

A hardcore night of Dungeons & Dragons with artist Zak Smith and his coterie of porn star players.

Sunday, October 5

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The Man Who Would Be Prince

A profile of Prince as Diamonds and Pearls was released, based mostly off a brief phone call, all the access he’ll allow.

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The Secret Life of Max Stern

The Nazis stole his family’s paintings, but Max Stern escaped and became one of Canada’s leading art dealers. Now, 20 after his death, he is changing the rules of restitution.

Thursday, October 2

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Fascinating Fascism

On a book of photographs shot by Leni Riefenstahl in the 1950s and 1960s depicting an African tribe.

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Jason Molina's Long Dark Blues

How the seminal midwestern songwriter behind Songs:Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co. descended into dipsomania.

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Playboy Interview: David Fincher

“It was offensive to me on a certain level that when Saw and those other movies came out, people said, “Well, torture porn really started with Seven.” Fuck you. There’s enough pervy shit going on in Seven that I don’t have to get on my high horse to defend its artistic sensibilities.”

Tuesday, September 30

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The Leftovers

Paula Deen’s martyrdom industrial complex. On a cruise ship.

Thursday, September 25

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Always Leave Them Laughing

Sam Simon made a fortune from The Simpsons. Now, diagnosed with terminal cancer, he is racing to spend it.

Saturday, September 20

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The Stranger

On Billy Joel’s sardonic gloom.

Friday, September 19

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The Original Gone Girl

On Daphne du Maurier and her novel, Rebecca.