Man's Best Frenemy: J.R. Ackerley, voiced by Christopher Plummer, was a misfit loner who -- after getting fed up with his German shepherd's improper attachment to his trouser leg -- set out to find a species-appropriate mate for his pet. New Yorker Films hide caption

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To Speak, Perchance To 'Dream In Chinese'

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Ice Cream Joins Cheese, Chocolate In Artisan Trend

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These Roller Skating Women Get 'Down And Derby'

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Jonathan Franzen is also the author of The Corrections: A Novel and The Discomfort Zone, a memoir. Greg Martin hide caption

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Feminist 'Franzenfreude' Over Raves For 'Freedom'

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Jane Lynch with the Emmy she won for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy as Sue Sylvester on Glee. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images North America hide caption

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Archaeology: Not As Dry And Dusty As You Think

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New Picks Among Emmy Award Predictions

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Americans Pay The Price Of Getting Things 'Cheap'

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Bartender Derek Brown suggests bitters to enliven your cocktails.  "Whenever you taste bitters, there's this visceral reaction [that] sends a signal directly to your brain: 'These are going to kill you -- or these could be fun,'" he says. Jim Webb hide caption

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Drink To The Emmys In 'Mad Men' Style

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A Young Churchill Explores His 'Empire'

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Four Pages That Decreed Six Million Deaths

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'The Sound Of A Snail': A Patient's Greatest Comfort

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