Formed OED Chief Editor's 'Word Detective' Makes for Compelling Reading

Formed OED Chief Editor's 'Word Detective' Makes for Compelling Reading

By Luiza Lodder

Dictionaries: "They are the nasty medicine which you are handed when you display even the slightest ignorance about the meaning of a word." Or so we thought. 27 Oct 2016 // 8:30 AM

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‘Land of Fish and Rice’ and Elegantly Subtle Cuisine

Fuchsia Dunlop leaves the peppercorns behind for the "pure" and "light" flavors of south China.

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25 Oct 2016 // 2:19 AM

Conor Oberst: Ruminations

Conor Oberst's Ruminations finds the seasoned folk bard in a bare room with just his guitar, piano, and harmonica to keep him company

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25 Oct 2016 // 2:15 AM

Swet Shop Boys: Cashmere

Cashmere is a transatlantic hip-hop album that challenges representation of South Asian people in pop culture.

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25 Oct 2016 // 2:10 AM

Sumerlands: Sumerlands

Sumerlands' debut album channels the history of metal music with subtley and style.

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25 Oct 2016 // 2:05 AM

Macy Gray: Stripped

Macy Gray reimagines some old work, provides some new work, and tackles other artists' work in an exciting, triumphant new LP.

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Bossacucanova: The Best of Bossacucanova

To take a beloved classic and update it is always a risky endeavor. Bossacucanova has made a career out of it.

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Great Performances: ‘Hamilton’s America’

Marketing meets documentary in Hamilton's America, which makes it no less interesting and worth watching.

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‘Autumn Lights’ Eschews Genre for Trivial Melancholy

In his debut feature, Angad Aulakh fails to provide engaging characters after turning his nose up at the sexy thriller that could've been.

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Melvin Seals and JGB Keep the Flame Burning at Terrapin Crossroads

There’s a spiritual sustenance of sorts in Garcia’s music that can be hard to put a finger on per se, but the continuing demand and praise for these celestial harmonics is empirical evidence of its existence.

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24 Oct 2016 // 10:00 AM

Divorce: Season 1, Episode 2 - “Next Day”

This week, characters get locked out of their homes and their own lives.

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//Mixed media

Tricks or Treats? Ten Halloween Blu-rays That May Disrupt Your Life

// Short Ends and Leader

"The best of this stuff'll kill you.

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