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Jonathan Pattishall


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Music Review: Drive-By Truckers

For the Drive-By Truckers, the southern thing is both an identity and an industry. By mixing deep-fried rock ‘n’ roll with masterful storytelling and redneck apocrypha, the Athens, Ga.-based musicians keep turning out one awesome album after another.

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Movie review: The King's Speech

In one scene near the beginning of “The King’s Speech,” the Duchess of York (Helena Bonham Carter) sits next to a poor stuttering boy in the waiting room of a London speech therapist. The Duchess is there under alias, uncomfortably mingling with the commoners while her husband, Prince Albert (Colin Firth), secretly works on his stammer.

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Movie Review: Fair Game

It’s seven years late, but Hollywood’s dramatic take on the “Plame affair” is finally here. Maybe you’ll remember this shameful story from 2003, when Scooter Libby, chief of staff to Dick Cheney, illegally divulged the name of undercover CIA operative Valerie Plame to the media.

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Movie Review: The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

The final segment of the menacing “Millennium” trilogy is here, and it couldn’t have found a more inappropriate venue than the gray-haired Chelsea Theater. If you haven’t read the bestselling novels by deceased Swedish communist Stieg Larsson or seen the first two films, that doesn’t really matter. A quick online summary is all one needs for the back story on Lisbeth Salander, Larsson’s defiant hacker-punk heroine who is determined to kick lots of ass and let every one else take their sweet time figuring out why.

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Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert held the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Saturday, where it was estimated that over 200,000 people showed up. The comedians’ rally was organized in response to Glenn Beck’s Rally to Restore Honor at the Lincoln Memorial held in August.

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