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The Contrarian: Math Rocks

In 2012, the American protesters’ rally cry might have a bit of a different ring than it did in its incendiary first year. “We are the 94%” is unlikely to be a PR firebrand, but for the sake of respecting the o...

Rant ‘N’ Roll: CD Pile

Where It All Begins (Stax/Concord) is the sixth album from “The First Daughter Of Soul,” Lalah Hathaway, whose father, Donny Hathaway (1945-1979) recorded five ‘70s albums (two with Roberta Flack). Its 12 t...
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Deleted Scenes: …And All I Got

Well, I was going to write a big thing about how dumb 2011 was or all the time I wasted waiting for things around me to come together so I could, I don’t know, have a life or something, but screw it. 2011 bl...

Couch Patrol: Playing Dress-Up

Jane By Design peddles fashion-industry fantasy Tuesday, 9 p.m. (ABC Family) The new series Jane By Design is a wish-fulfillment fantasy for ordinary teen girls who think they just might wind up in th...
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Reality Check: 12

This will be the last column I pen this year, in the final days of this twelfth month of 2011, and I choose to write about the number 12. In a few days we embark on 2012, and each year I try and end the prev...
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