Christopher J Lee
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//Columns

When the Music’s Over: Greil Marcus on the Doors | 6 Dec 2011 // 4:00 PM

Apparently seeking to account for every important rock act of the '60s, Greil Marcus turns his critical attention to the Doors.

//Reviews

In from the Cold: 'George F. Kennan: An American Life' | 8 Apr 2012 // 6:00 PM

George F. Kennan, diplomat and intellectual, in many ways resembles a character in a John le Carré novel. John Lewis Gaddis, a Cold War historian at Yale, places his life in perspective.

The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined by Steven Pinker | 23 Feb 2012 // 4:00 PM

What’s so funny about peace, love, and understanding? Working against conventional wisdom, Steven Pinker argues that we have reached a historical low point with regards to violence.

//Blogs

Benediction: On Thurston Moore’s 'Demolished Thoughts' | 19 Dec 2011 // 12:00 AM

Although Demolished Thoughts was released before the announcement of the breakup of Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon, it is unavoidably a document of this personal and professional transition.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

// Short Ends and Leader

"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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