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  • Field Tripping: Costco Saturdays

    Leave it to capitalism to make shopping a holiday. I mean, really—we’re almost at that time of year where it’s common sense to just go out and buy all the things, whether you need, or even want, the things, because it’s the end of the year, and supposedly that’s just what we do. In my line of work we call that hegemony: rule with the consent of the ruled. I totally consent to being ruled by capitalism every time I go ahead and get the large popcorn for just 50 cents more or buy a coupon for 50 percent off at the batting cages even though I’ve never even swung a bat, but hey, SALE! Capitalism’s our shared religion in this country, and most of us are steady adherents, even if we know better.
  • 'Force Majeure,' a devastating Swedish satire, dissects masculine hang-ups

    'Force Majeure,' a devastating Swedish satire, dissects masculine hang-ups
    This slow-burning marriage drama starts out like a luxury travel-magazine ad for vacation porn. Healthy, lovely Swedish couple Tomas (Johannes Kuhnke) and Ebba (Lisa Loven Kongsli) and their healthy, lovely kids Vera (Clara Wettergren) and Harry...

    Bob Lienhardt will tell you some of the best stories you've ever heard--as long as he can remember them

    Bob Lienhardt will tell you some of the best stories you've ever heard--as long as he can remember them
    Bob Lienhardt sits on a bench in Mount Vernon, painting watercolor landscapes. The 83-year-old dons a ruffled navy blue button-down, a weathered khaki wind-resistant jacket, a leather neck pouch, and a tote bag which carries his daily necessities: old...

    Field Tripping: Getting Historic

    I have one of those sweet day jobs where I don’t generally have to be anywhere on Fridays. I schedule all the stuff of life outside the workplace in that day—dentist appointments, therapy, trips to the aquarium to avoid the stickiness of...

    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,...