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The Absent President

Wise up. The man who wrote the Art of the Deal went bankrupt four times. The guy who actually wrote that book for him now says the Donald Trump is incapable of reading a book, much less writing one – … Continue reading

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The Music Man

Harold Hill in The Music Man – and the even-better film version of it – was a charming rogue. But he was a total fraud. He wasn’t Professor Harold Hill, the travelling music instructor, there to organize a River City … Continue reading

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America’s Imaginary Nostalgia

If it’s a dull rainy day and you’re home alone, bored and anxious, somewhere in the far reaches of basic cable you can probably find one more screening of that 1962 movie The Music Man – standard daytime filler for … Continue reading

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