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  • 'Interstellar' is a tripping-balls space epic that has as much heart as cinematic vision

    'Interstellar' is a tripping-balls space epic that has as much heart as cinematic vision
    The Earth is dying. This message is reinforced in every terrestrial scene in Christopher Nolan’s space epic about death and destiny, “Interstellar.” If it isn’t a character discussing blighted crop harvests, we’re looking at personal possessions caked in dust or children choking on dirt. Everything fucking sucks, everything’s broken, and the past is literally poison.
  • Project Runway: A new book investigates all the ways women relate to their clothes

    Project Runway: A new book investigates all the ways women relate to their clothes
    When it comes to clothes, I’ve always been pretty girly. But when I was a sports copy editor for a small newspaper, my femme fashion leanings kicked into overdrive. I’d show up for work in lace dresses, high heels, floral chiffon skirts,...

    Immortal Beloved

    Immortal Beloved
    When Rita Dove comes to Howard Community College next Wednesday, the former U.S. Poet Laureate will be joined on stage by violinist Joshua Coyne. After she has read a few poems from her latest book, “Sonata Mulattica,” he will play a classical...

    The Odyssey, adapted by Charlie Bethel

    The Odyssey, adapted by Charlie Bethel
    The epics of Homer, “The Iliad” and “The Odyssey,” probably functioned a lot like rap ciphers. Rhapsodists, MCs, would travel from town to town and improvise lyrics around the story of the Trojan War and the return of Odysseus. The...

    Tourist Attractions

    Tourist Attractions
    Beware getting too attached to Baltimore, as doing so may ruin your love of anyplace else. It happened famously to the late poet Ogden Nash, who, in explaining why he and his wife cut short their Manhattan residency to return to her hometown, wrote,...