Saturday, October 25, 2014 Heshvan 1, 5775

A poet seems simple, but his depth is undeniable
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Charles Reznikoff's poetry has a mystery about it unlike anyone else's. He was, determinedly, a Modernist, but if you were to compare him to T.S. Eliot or Ezra Pound -- two of the undisputed Modernist masters, at least of the American canon -- his language and imagery would seem simple, uncluttered, clear-cut, not in the least obfuscatory. He is not...
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Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
As the Internet shrinks the world around us, it is also shaping the way people meet. Who wouldn't like a little company while "on the road"? We've all heard the stories -- mostly, thanks to the likes of Oprah -- about airline pilots or long-haul truckers who turn out to have multiple families in different parts of the country. Even...
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Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
One of the most frequent questions by readers is "Can I make it ahead and freeze it -- and for how long?" My ambivalence towards freezing is evident in my answer as I hem and haw, and describe the possible consequences of flat and tasteless dishes. I realize that the necessity of preparing ahead and storing for future use is...
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Producer unearths an A&E hit fit for the 'Paranormal'
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It's Penn State and "Paranormal State" in the Bizarre Bowl. Load up on the carbs and corpses; this one looks like sudden death. What it is, actually, is a gripping, chilling ghost story that would have the Nittany Lion turning tail. But these tales are for real: "Paranormal State," "starring" the Paranormal Research Society of Penn State, is reality TV...
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"Puttin' on the ... Lids"? Who better to traverse the labs of Broadway and off-Broadway -- between new monster hit "Young Frankenstein" and its fashionable number of "Puttin' on the Ritz," and "Stomp," the long-running trash-can concerto -- than a man who discovered their alchemy as a youngster in the audience of "The Magic Show." The abracadabra hasn't ended for...
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