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  • Dwayne Johnson has found his rock: Kids

    Dwayne Johnson has found his rock: Kids
    A funny thing happened on the way to "supporting roles only" in Dwayne Johnson's movie career: Kids. The struggling action star did The Game Plan, a comedy for Disney, and all of a sudden he's big box office and every child's best bud. He did Cory in the...
  • 'SNL' Portrayal of Gov. Paterson Draws Sharp Rebuke

    The governor was not amused. Gov. David Paterson's office lashed out at an impersonation of him on the final 2008 episode of "Saturday Night Live" that made him into a blind, bumbling, whack job with a drug problem that may (or may not) be classified...
  • 10 things you might not know about taxes

    10 things you might not know about taxes
    It's tax season, and Monday is the 100th anniversary of Illinois' ratification of the 16th Amendment, which allowed the U.S. income tax. Please itemize these 10 tax facts: 1. Did 7 million American children suddenly disappear in 1987? On paper, it seemed...
  • Common Dissents

    Common Dissents
    Is Chamillionaire's hit song "Ridin' " a political anthem? What about Shakira and Wyclef Jean's "Hips Don't Lie"? When seeking anthems for a new political age, should those critical of the Bush administration be turning toward a Dirty South rapper mad...
  • Sticks and Stones

    Six years ago, Robert S. Boynton in the Atlantic Monthly nominated a group of new black intellectuals whom he hailed for going beyond race to look at the "commonality of American concern." Yet if race were placed in the background of their work, none of...