Friday

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Movies

A Weekend Spent 'Up' In The Sky Or Down In 'Hell'

It's a double feature from critic David Edelstein, who says Pixar's sublime new film Up reaches heavenward, while Sam Raimi's deliciously gory Drag Me to Hell crawls in the opposite direction.

A Weekend Spent 'Up' In The Sky Or Down In 'Hell'

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Thursday

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Book Reviews

A Return To America's Gustatory Past

Mark Kurlansky's The Food of a Younger Land presents a marvelous history of America's gastronomical oddities and antiques; a remembrance of tastes and customs past. Maureen Corrigan has a review.

A Return To America's Gustatory Past

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Wednesday

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Sports

Showdown On The Green: When Tiger Met Rocco

In his new book Are You Kidding Me? journalist John Feinstein chronicles the dramatic showdown that occured at the 2008 U.S. Open when Rocco Mediate, a pro-golfer with a ranking of 158th, challenged Tiger Woods to a sudden-death playoff.

Showdown On The Green: When Tiger Met Rocco

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Sports

The Journeyman Golfer Who Took On Tiger

When Rocco Mediate, a low-ranking journeyman golfer, challenged Tiger Woods to a sudden-death playoff at the 2008 U.S. Open, it became the subject of the new book Are You Kidding Me?

The Journeyman Golfer Who Took On Tiger

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Music Articles

Riding Philly's 'Love Train' With Gamble And Huff

Producers, writers and musicians Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff founded the legendary record label Philadelphia International and helped pioneer the sound of Philadelphia soul.

Riding Philly's 'Love Train' With Gamble And Huff

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Movies

'Terminator Salvation': Resistance Is Futile

He's not referred to as a Terminator anymore, but back in 1984, a sci-fi thriller made a star out of a cyborg assassin from the future. Film critic David Edelstein reviews the franchise's fourth film.

'Terminator Salvation': Resistance Is Futile

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Religion

From Polygamist Royalty To FLDS Lost Boy

In his new memoir Lost Boy, Brent Jeffs talks about growing up in the polygamist FLDS chuch, his expulsion from the community, and his sexual-abuse lawsuit against his controversial uncle Warren Jeffs.

From Polygamist Royalty To FLDS Lost Boy

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Music Articles

Old-Fashioned Cover Band Shoots For The 'Stars'

Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles are a Boston-area quartet raised on punk rock and country music. Rock critic Ken Tucker reviews their new album, The Stars Are Out.

Old-Fashioned Cover Band Shoots For The 'Stars'

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Wednesday

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Analysis

Iraqi Preparedness And U.S. Troop Withdraw

As the June 30 deadline for U.S. troop withdraw from Iraqi cities approaches, New York Times correspondent Rod Nordland shares his perspective on how prepared the Iraqi government and security forces are to take over.

Iraqi Preparedness And U.S. Troop Withdraw

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Around the Nation

Remembering AIDS Activist Rodger McFarlane

Gay rights activist Rodger McFarlane was involved in the earliest efforts to combat the transmission of AIDS during the 1980s. McFarlane, who was 54, died May 15. According to his bother, the cause of death was suicide.

Remembering AIDS Activist Rodger McFarlane

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Tuesday

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Music Articles

Always On My Mind: John Doe Goes Country

Musician John Doe of the L.A. punk band 'X' joins Canadian band the Sadies to perform songs from their new album Country Club, covering classics from Merle Haggard to Tammy Wynette.

Always On My Mind: John Doe Goes Country

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Music Articles

Trident And The San Francisco Rock Scene

The rise of the San Francisco rock scene in the mid-1960s is a well-known story, but one which might have taken an entirely different direction if Frank Werber's fortunes had played out differently.

Trident And The San Francisco Rock Scene

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