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Showtune Saturday: “Thank Heaven For Little Girls”

Eddie Pensier writes: The irreplaceable Maurice Chevalier in Vincente Minnelli’s Gigi (1958), a most astonishingly lighthearted and charming Lerner and Loewe musical (based on Colette’s novella of the same name) about a Parisian courtesan. Do yourself a favor, and ignore … Continue reading

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Superheroes in Therapy

Sax von Stroheim writes: Continuing my series of reviews of superhero comic books that I bought out of a combination of (a) their being on sale, (b) a modest amount of curiosity about them, and (c) my own incurable superhero … Continue reading

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Linkage

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Women are perfectly OK with sexism that benefits them. Do carbs cause Alzheimer’s? Nice to see another segment of the mainstream coming around on this issue. I remember Dr. Oz giving Gary Taubes a hard time a … Continue reading

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But What About the Ladies?

Brundle Guy writes: So today is the Oscars. I won’t be watching, as I haven’t been able to stomach an Oscar telecast in years. But for all the headache-inducing hoopla that goes up around Oscar-time, there’s a trend that’s really … Continue reading

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