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Westward Expansion

  Back to the Future premiered on Fourth of July weekend thirty years ago. The essays in this Avidly collection, guest edited by Wendy Lee and...

Unbearable Whiteness of Gone Girls

I watched David Fincher’s much-anticipated big screen adaptation of Gone Girl from the front row.  Maybe it was the less than ideal viewing conditions,...

Adult Content

One recent gorgeous summer evening, I flipped through the channels with my niece (12) and nephew (14). We lucked into Harrison Ford’s Airforce One,...