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Flynn and Provenza

Tony Denison aka Andy Flynn Talks About
The Closer, Major Crimes, and Provenza (G.W. Bailey)

Monday, July 16th, 2012
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They are Abbott and Costello, yin and yang, Frick and Frack. They have even inspired a nickname, “Flyvenza.” While Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson played

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Gary and Chess

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy—It’s No James Bond

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012
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“These days nothing is genuine.” So grumbles Control (a wonderfully misanthropic John Hurt), the head of the Circus—aka British intelligence—and, he’s right. Tinker Tailor Soldier

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo:
Helping James Bond Nab a Killer

Saturday, December 24th, 2011
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The opening credits of David Fincher’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo mimic the beginning of a James Bond film; female forms slither across the

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Sunday Night Social in the City:
Outdoor Rooftops and Parties High and Low

Friday, July 1st, 2011
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Sunday nights in the city are the supreme. In the summer, what could be better than a casual or decked out Sunday night on a

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SoHo’s Vai Spuntino–More Than a Wine Bar

Monday, April 25th, 2011
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The newly opened Vai Spuntino location in SoHo is a perfect case of an innovative chef seeking to take tapas food to a more sophisticated

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Fear And Loathing: On The Campaign Trail ’72

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011
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The best writers of fiction and nonfiction narratives alike are the ones whose words are capable of taking the reader away to another time and

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On Mainstream Complacency and the Need for Gaga

Thursday, February 24th, 2011
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Two of my colleagues at the college newspaper I write for submitted articles this week that both posit and argue the same point: that popular

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WHITE COLLAR -- "Promo" -- USA Network Photo: David Giesbrecht

White Collar Makes White Collar Crime Sexy

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010
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Let’s get one thing straight: Neal Caffrey is no Sad Sack Bernie Madoff. As played by Matt Bomer, Caffrey is hot—smart, charming, nice to elderly

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