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Boxing Gym

13:06 30 September in Arts & Culture, Culture, Latest, Misc
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By Symi Rom-Rymer Lord’s Gym, Austin, Texas: Thwack. Sssssss. Clang, clang, clang. Slapslapslapslap. In a small, white shingled building hidden behind a Goodwill store, posters of famous fights and fighters frozen in position overlap on the walls. Worn boxing rings and masking tape-encased punching bags reign supreme. In this atmosphere of muscles...

Neo-Nazi Karma

10:05 29 September in Latest, Politics
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By Niv Elis In what must be a neo-Nazi's worst nightmare, two Polish skinheads (a married couple) discovered that they are, in fact, Jewish. Joining the ranks of unwitting self-haters like Ted Haggard,  Ken Mehlman, and the fictional Danny Balint, Pawel and Olga (whose last names were not given)...

A Film Unfinished

12:22 03 September in Latest, Politics
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By Symi Rom-Rymer In an East German archive, three reels of silent film lay untouched and forgotten amid the chaos of World War II and its Communist aftermath.  40 years later, on an American airbase, a British film historian came across these reels simply titled, "Das...