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Nothing On Earth – Houdini and Spiritualist Debunking

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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Blackout! Distant, running footsteps. Hollow tapping. Ghostly oooing. Out of the ink dark comes a white floating ball, then a wispy, flying spirit. “Where is

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The Controversy of Information – The Fifth Estate

Friday, October 18th, 2013
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We live in an information-saturated world; we are able to access data through the screens of our televisions, computers, phones, and tablets. Still, we end

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Beautiful Creatures – A Little Romeo-and-Juliet,
A Little Magic, and A Hefty Dose of Cliché

Thursday, February 14th, 2013
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At its core, Beautiful Creatures is a forbidden love story about teenagers and for teenagers. Fair warning: if the Valentine’s Day displays at your local

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The Right Pharmaceutical Needed
To Clear Your Head in Side Effects

Friday, February 8th, 2013
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Prepare to suspend disbelief, then suspend it again, with Side Effects, the new psychological thriller directed by Steven Soderbergh from a screenplay by Scott Z.

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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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Investigative Nature Walk

Sunday, September 25th, 2011
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As we enter the fall season, taking walks in a park, a wooded area, even on the sidewalk, could lead to some interesting collecting of

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Boo! The Mysterious Bookshop for Halloween

Saturday, October 16th, 2010
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The Mysterious Bookshop, located on Tribeca’s Warren Street, specializes in mystery, crime, suspense, espionage and detective fiction books. Not your plain vanilla local Barnes and

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Five Recommended Movies Newly Released on DVD

Sunday, April 11th, 2010
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Summer movies have not yet hit the big screens, and recently theatergoers have often found themselves less than pleased at the choices of springtime movies

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