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Adnan’s appeal (legal and otherwise)

Nearly four months after the premiere of “Serial,” I finally experienced the cultural phenomenon that was Sarah Koenig’s murder-mystery podcast. A spinoff from NPR’s “This American Life,” Koenig’s project was a 12-episode audio program that reexamined the 1999 killing of […]

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Big Brother is watching you

By Dom Cioffi I was in Copenhagen, Denmark, on business this past week. It’s a bustling city, but not in the way Americans think of bustling cities. First of all, because of the economic system that’s in place in Denmark, […]

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The writing on the wall

By Dom Cioffi In the early 1940s, as World War II was raging in Europe, a young man named James J. Kilroy was hired to work as a riveter at the Fore River Shipyard in Quincy, Mass. Kilroy was a […]

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The beer that men buy

One of several interesting aspects of Budweiser’s schizophrenic 2015 Super Bowl commercial—not the one with the puppy, the other one: the anti-microbrew ad that characterized craft beer drinkers as effete posers while asserting the unfussy superiority of plain old Bud […]

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Why we’re addicted to falling in love

By Dr. Rebekah Thomas “Romantic love” is the phrase humans use to describe feelings and emotions associated with a person to whom one feels both attracted to and passionate about. In some, it is associated with a racing heart, a […]

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