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Falstaff Is King in D.C. — Stacy Keach in Henry IV, Part 1 and 2

Young Hal has daddy issues. His father, King Henry, is stern, distant and preoccupied with the rebellion fracturing England. The father figure he’s chosen, the fat and lecherous Falstaff, is a thief and a coward, but that’s just fine with … Continue reading

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Martin Scorsese’s Favorite Film? You’ve Never Heard of It

Since 1972, an unbroken line of authors, historians, professors, journalists and public intellectuals —from Erik Erikson to Saul Bellow to Toni Morrison — have delivered the Jefferson Lecture, described by the National Endowment for the Humanities as “the highest honor … Continue reading

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What’s going on in North Dakota? The oil boom is helping, and hurting, the state.

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