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William James, Unstuck In Time

William James is the archetypal masked villain of American academia. Seldom seen on curricula, mentioned in hushed tones, his finger

PAYNEFUL TRUTHS: Occupational Hazard: Wii Will Kill Us All

With all the shrill press coverage of the alleged moral damage caused by violent video games, it’s rather surprising how

HFA Features Rising German Star

Not a fan of German film? Does spending two hours watching a group of conquistadors drift down a river, dying

PAYNEFUL TRUTHS: A Furor Erupts as Game Trailers Get Musical

Has a one-minute television ad for Microsoft’s latest video game, “Gears of War,” started a revolution in gamer culture? Touted

This Land Ain’t Flowers’ Land

Man, the Mormons in Las Vegas must have it bad. On their latest album, “Sam’s Town,” lead singer Brandon Flowers

Movie Review: Borat

Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan Directed by Larry Charles Twentieth-Century Fox 4 Stars

A Farewell to ‘Hardcore’ Scene

CORRECTION APPENDED Pop Quiz: How do you know you’re no longer a punk rock venue? A) You make $2 million

Payneful Truths: Rage Against the Screen: Hip-Hop Takes Aim at Hollywood, Again

“Hollywood Divorce”—the most star-studded track on Outkast’s latest album “Idlewild”—is equal parts love song and stinging indictment of the film