Articles tagged 911

The Three Most Underappreciated ‘Daily Show’ Moments

These three segments may not be Jon Stewart's most popular ones, but they do represent him at his most intelligent, heartfelt, and, of course, downright funny.

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Investigative Journalist Jeremy Scahill Goes Deep Inside the Modern with ‘Dirty Wars’

Dirty Wars feels like a revelation -- never before has America's recent dirty laundry been collected and put on display so comprehensively. It may be the most damning indictment of the "war on terror" yet published.

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‘Frontline: Top Secret America: 9/11 to the Boston Bombings’

As Washington Post reporter William Arkin puts it, "You never know who's watching you."

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12 Sep 2011 // 6:00 AM

A Compelling 9/11 Narrative From an Unlikely Source

If The 9/11 Commission Report has anything to tell us, it’s that here, too, narrative remains if not always consoling then essential -- a victory of humanity over fear.

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12 Sep 2011 // 5:30 AM

After 9/11 in the arts: More reality, but also more fantasy

PHILADELPHIA — Looking back at the arts over any 10 years is a forbidding task — all the more so if the topic is the arts since 9/11. But

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The Strokes’ ‘Is This It’ Ten Years Later

After 9/11, the Strokes offered rock escapism, three minutes at a time and they were not just a rock band, they were a New York rock band.

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Retelling 9/11: Movies about the attack still too much for audiences

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — It’s been too soon for 10 years now. Big-screen dramatizations of Sept. 11, 2001, and its sociopolitical aftermath have failed to draw significant audiences despite

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‘The Weekend’: Terrorism Without Any Terror

The Weekend is a light and superficial novel that side-steps the core issues of the subject matter, terrorism, leaving readers feeling still hungry after eating a full-course meal.

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An American Microcosm Captured in Gish Jen’s ‘World and Town’

World and Town offers a bit of a microcosm of small town life and how it reacts to the transgressions of the rest of the world upon it.

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‘The Oath’: American Intelligence Gets it Wrong

With The Oath, director Laura Poitras highlights the contradictions and failures of America's "war on terror".

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The New American Spook Country

Spook Country is about America’s loss of innocence, its various ways of remembering the past, and an attempt to find a way of reconciling those memories with the present.

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A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore

Moore’s reputation is for mastery of the short story. This book, almost 10 years in the making, should establish her as a master of the novel, as well.

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Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

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"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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