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To Hell and Back

omehow in my more than a dozen years of watching movies with ratings higher than G, From Hell is the first film I've ever seen about Jack the Ripper.


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Tosca Fresca?

osca is a new restaurant that aims to serve authentic Italian food with an emphasis on fresh market ingredients--in the hopes that fresh and simple combinations will translate into culinary bliss.


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Marvelous Mexican

Fortunately, the restaurant I planned to review this week was closed on Sunday. In a quandary, my friend suggested a Mexican restaurant that he swore had the best Mexican food in the Triangle.


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Castle Crumbles

At the end of Rod Lurie's The Last Castle, we are treated to a great big patriotic moment that in a pre-Sept.


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Trick-or-Treat Trivia

With Halloween right around the corner, it's time to brush up on your trick-or-treating skills because, let's face it, there's nothing the average family likes to see more than a drunk college kid...


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Improv and A Capella

Your parents want you to show them what Duke nightlife is all about, but, well, you'd rather keep them away from your Busch Light-stocked fridge. Thank goodness for improv and a capella.


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Greco-Roman Classics

I recently toured the small, sophisticated and ecumenical collection of ancient Greek and Roman art that is the Classics gallery at the DUMA.


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Atomic Bomb

Lit, the radio-friendly Orange County alt-rock ensemble, has potential to be pop music's savior.


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Kentucky Fried

Last week, in response to numerous NCAA rule-violation allegations regarding University of Kentucky football, the Kentucky athletic department set up a special toll-free number, 1-866-275-CATS, to...


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Fear and Loathing in Los Angeles

avid Lynch's Hollywood is not like yours or mine, but there are some similarities between most people's visions of Movie Land and the vision presented in Lynch's latest film, Mulholland Drive.


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Osama Bert Laden?

What happens when good Berts go bad? Well, Recess is shocked and saddened to report that one of our most treasured childhood heroes, in light of recent events, has turned his back on Sesame Street...


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Perfect Strokes

On Dec. 31, 1974, a fissure in the time-space continuum erupted in the dank, smoke-filled backstage room of a hip New York City club and transported The Strokes twenty-five years into the future.