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Monthly Archives: September 2014

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Comedian Jerrod Carmichael knows how to light up a room

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Jerrod Carmichael is a comic on the rise. He’s ambitious, he’s got some admirers in important places, and he’s got the goods as a stand-up.

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Tells a Tale of Censorship


Comic books and graphic novels have a long history of censorship, a topic I discussed with Comic Book Legal Defense Fund executive director Charles Brownstein.

Arlington Author Steve Almond Considers the Morality of Football


Lifelong fan Steve Almond examines his conscience about the game of football.