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Ryan J. Meehan

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Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

With his latest feature, producer Judd Apatow, the mastermind behind “Knocked Up,” “The 40 Year-Old Virgin” and “Superbad,” takes some

Duran Duran

Those who remember Duran Duran usually remember the hair, frosted to 1980s-excess perfection. Or maybe the videos, replete with scantily-clad,

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Book Store Honors Late Alum

Admirers gathered last night at the Brattle Theatre to honor the life and work of the late author and journalist

BOTH SIDES NOW

No, your TiVo is not broken. Fans of primetime programming tuning in to the latest episodes of shows like “24,”

Margot at the Wedding

Noah Baumbach is no stranger to the strained family dynamic. In his 2005 directorial debut, “The Squid and the Whale,”

No Country For Old Men

Cormac McCarthy is one of America’s greatest storytellers. No author since Steinbeck has been able to illuminate the vast and

Concerts Hit the Pub

When the Cambridge Queen’s Head Pub opened last semester, Harvard students gained a campus watering hole and an agreeable alternative

Music

POPSCREEN: !!!

The latest video from inscrutably-named indie-dance combo !!! is for the song “Yadnus,” an unearthly blues-funk groove with nonsensical lyrics,

Sorrows of the Young and Worthless

When Douglas Coupland popularized the phrase “Generation X” in his 1991 debut novel of the same name, he cast himself

Jimmy Eat World

Jimmy Eat World “Chase This Light” (Reprise) 0 Stars To say that Jimmy Eat World’s new album, “Chase This Light,”

SPOTLIGHT: Thea L. Sebastian '08

The stereotypical image of the Harvard student calls to mind qualities like “intellectual,” “opinionated,” “studious,” and “unaccustomed to sunlight.” Thanks

Sunset Rubdown

Spencer Krug is everywhere, but for those who prefer rock’s more experimental side, “Random Spirit Lover” is the place to

The Oval
Scrutiny

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

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Arts

Dead Letter: The Aesthetics of Horror

Election Strategy
Columns

Where Did All The Ideas Go?

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time