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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Rock Review: The Damned Deliver Damned Good “Evil Spirits” by Matt Hanson

Even after decades, The Damned is still grandly flying its freak flag.

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Theater Review: “The Plague” — A Necessary Moral Parable by Matt Hanson

In a culture that seems hell-bent on distracting us from painful realities, the intimacy of this production comes off as redemptive and inspiring.

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Book Review and Interview: Steve Almond’s “Bad Stories” by Matt Hanson

We built this form of democracy and now we must stand up to what it’s become and say “I don’t consent to this.”

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Television Review: “Wild Wild Country” — Scruffily Corporatized Love-in by Matt Hanson

Wild Wild Country details the insane clusterfuck that results when faith, fundamentalism, and media hype intersect.

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Saturday, March 24, 2018

Book Review: Susan Sontag’s Collected Stories — From the Back Burner by Matt Hanson

Susan Sontag wrote short stories as a hobby; she saved more of her enormous intellectual energy for her novels and essays.

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Monday, February 19, 2018

Film Review: “The Shape of Water” — A Dissenting View by Matt Hanson

Del Toro creates a visually intriguing world, but the story’s premise is too farfetched to work.

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Book Review: Ezra Pound in “The Bughouse” by Matt Hanson

For all his literary fecundity, Ezra Loomis Pound was also more than a little bonkers.

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

BWW First Person: BANDSTAND Heals at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre by Matt Hanson

In his earliest memory, my grandfather is four years old. The year is 1919 and he stands on his tenement building in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, where he watches an army parade. Soldie…

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