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  • Blogs

    April 29, 2011

    Mark Bittman: A Minimalist with Maximalist Appeal

    Mark Bittman​I first spied and became a closet fan of New Yawk's home cook supreme, Mark Bittman, when I wandered over to his video segments on The New York Times website. OK, technically speaking, I first fell for Bittman's totally unprepossessing way with words and ingredients in his "minima ... More >>

  • Film

    December 24, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    Updike, Smile

    As mentioned earlier, John Updike's last visit to Dallas was exactly one year ago, when he visited with WFAA-Channel 8's John McCaa at the NasherSalon 2008 Lecture Series. After the jump, a wonderful photo of the two men on the Nasher stage courtesy Kristen Gibbins, communications manager at the Nas ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 4, 2004

    Acting on Assumptions

    Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead asks a lot, maybe too much, of its audience

  • Culture

    April 3, 2003

    A Grand Guy

    How Steven Soderbergh kept the Terry Southern tale from turning tragic

  • Film

    April 20, 1995