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  • Why I stopped trusting TV history - totally

    Why I stopped trusting TV history - totally
    Don’t trust TV history — ever. That’s the big conclusion I came to this week after starting out on the simple assignment of previewing a two-hour National Geographic special on the Iraq War. “America Vs. Iraq,” which...
  • Towson author writes a history of conspiracy theories in America

    Towson author writes a history of conspiracy theories in America
    As Jesse Walker sees it, the Land of the Free is rife with paranoid theories about everyone and everything. We always have been a nation that seeks out subversives lurking in the amber waves of grain. And we always will be, though the Towson author says...
  • Zurawik wrong on WMDs

    David Zurawik feels that George W. Bush lied about Iraq's possession of weapons of mass destruction ("Why I stopped trusting TV history — totally," Aug. 24). Mr. Zurawik can critique the investigative techniques of the National Geographic show,...
  • It's only a game, until it isn't

    I guess it will happen at some point. A kid in Baltimore will come across a faded black-and-white picture, or notice all those blue #19 jerseys, and he won't quite believe it: "We had a football team before the Ravens?" Maybe it's already happened,...
  • 'Homeland' Season 2, Episode 8 recap

    'Homeland' Season 2, Episode 8 recap
    Do you remember the term "stress position?" It was part of the debate over the limits of interrogation in the war on terror. One such practice, apparently used by the KGB, leaves a prisoner forced to stand with no relief for up to a day. It's awful....
  • Second episode of 'Homeland' Season 2 vindicates Carrie

    Second episode of 'Homeland' Season 2 vindicates Carrie
    Nicholas Brody is in deep trouble. Not just because Episode 2 of Homeland's second season ends with a damning piece of evidence against him, but because Carrie Mathison's about to be back on his trail. Even as Brody is pulled in different directions by...
  • 'Homeland' Season 2, Episode 9 recap

    'Homeland' Season 2, Episode 9 recap
    Who is Dar Adal? Just as Abu Nazir has begun shift from specter to physical character, "Homeland" has brought in a new, mysterious overlord to lurk in the shadows. This time it's in the form of a powerful intelligence official revealed to be secretly...
  • 'Homeland' Season 2, Episode 5 recap

    'Homeland' Season 2, Episode 5 recap
    Don't forget that 'Homeland' has done this to you before. Just like they confirmed much earlier than you may have expected last year that Brody was in fact in league with terrorists, the show's creators threw out our expectations last week that Brody...
  • 'Homeland' Episode 4 recap, 'New Car Smell'

    'Homeland' Episode 4 recap, 'New Car Smell'
    Sure, her official position is hazy -- and she might not even be getting paid, but Carrie Mathison is back at the CIA. And so are bunch of video screens fixed on Nicholas Brody. The recursive storylines that defined Homeland's first season were back in a...
  • 'Homeland' targets, hits jittery part of national psyche in season two opener

    'Homeland' targets, hits jittery part of national psyche in season two opener
    Talk about a TV series keeping current with the news. Thirty seconds into the Season 2 opener of Showtime’s “Homeland,” viewers see the first image of an American embassy under attack in the Middle East. At just over two minutes into...
  • 'Homeland' Season 2, Episode 10 recap

    'Homeland' Season 2, Episode 10 recap
    Could you really kill someone by hacking his pacemaker? An alarmed researcher in Australia thinks so, and really, isn't that enough cause to dial down your "Homeland" disbelief index? It should be, because -- despite a few head-scratching...
  • 'Homeland' Season 2, Episode 6 recap

    'Homeland' Season 2, Episode 6 recap
    Maybe Carrie's family is right about this job being too stressful. Beyond the psychological challenges of subterfuge and shifting loyalties, this week's episode of "Homeland" zeroes in on the broader, more tangible threat of violence. Episode 6 of the...