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Summer Guide: Undead of Summer—BOOKS

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KGB’s Fantastic Fiction Speculate about the mysteries of life and science over some cheap beer while you listen to some good fiction this summer. A mix of veteran and up-and-coming writers of speculative fiction (science fiction, fantasy and horror) read excerpts and short stories once every month for this free event. This summer, highlights include [&hellip
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Summer Guide: Undead of Summer—THEATER

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Marathon 2009 After 30 years, Ensemble Studio Theatre’s One-Act Play Festival is still going strong, with options ranging from the economy to a showdown between a nun and her most rebellious student. If unproven talent gets you down, the E.S.T. Festival is for you during the summer months. May 22 through June 27, E.S.T., 549 [&hellip
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Summer Guide: Undead of Summer—FILM

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92YTribeca 92YTribeca’s eclectic repertory film programming typically includes a little bit of everything, from rare and classic cinema to cult films that fall somewhere between the kind of midnight movies the cheesy cheapies that the Pioneer Theater used to show and the ones the ’80s obsessed Landmark Sunshine does now. It kicks the summer off [&hellip
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on the cover: Illustration by Adam Kidder; adamkidder.com This Week: Someone thinks Marilyn Manson should write movie reviews; The Hurt Locker 180 is questioned; and Negro is insulted. Hire the Antichrist Superstar I know you may have not heard this before, but I believe you probably should have fired Armond White a week before you [&hellip
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Mailbox: 02.03.10-02.09.10

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No Phony Last week we posted a personal note from Rakesh Satyal after learning of J.D. Salinger’s death. A reader named David N. took the time to comment: “J.D Salinger will always be my favorite author. The time that I’ve read his literary works was the time that I’ve came to realize so many wonderful [&hellip
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Mailbox: 01.27.10-02.02.10

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This Week: Counterfeiters cause major commotion when it comes to Canal Street spirit; and more reader advice on how to kill a pest On the Phony Fence Readers responded to Matt Harvey’s story about the shuttering of businesses on Canal Street (“Canal Change,” Jan. 20- 26) with some defending the small merchants, and others calling [&hellip
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  Vegging Out Linnea Covington’s story on the rise and fall of New York vegetarianism (“Flesh Mob,” Jan. 13-19) had meat eaters and herbivores alike sinking their teeth into it. Elaine Sloan from Manhattan wrote, “I’m one long-time vegan who will never eat meat, eggs, or dairy products again. It’s simply unethical to raise and [&hellip
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