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Is "Getaway" This Summer's Worst Movie?

Via Rotten Tomatoes   Quite possibly, yes.
PUBLISHED: Aug. 30, 2013

Required skimming: digital longreads

This month, CJR presents “Required Skimming,” a daily miniguide to our staffers’ beats and obsessions. If we overlooked any of your must-read destinations, please tell us in the…
LENGTH: 1 minutes (268 words)

Whites-only enclave resurrects old pains

KLEINFONTEIN, South Africa — At the entrance to this rural settlement is a well-kept shrine to the primary architect of apartheid. Nearby rests an old wheelbarrow, a symbol of the white…
PUBLISHED: July 23, 2013
LENGTH: 2 minutes (507 words)

Page 2: Remembering 10-Cent Beer Night

It has been nearly 13 years since the most recent forfeit in a Major League Baseball game. Though 13 years may not strike us as terribly significant, only twice before has baseball been able to claim…
LENGTH: 16 minutes (4001 words)

Welcome to Mogadishu -

Despite the threats from Islamist militants, the Somali capital is bursting back to life ©Petterik WiggersBoys repairing fishermen’s nets on Mogadishu seafront You can see where their…
LENGTH: 16 minutes (4046 words)

Are Happy Gut Bacteria Key to Weight Loss?

A few years before Super Size Me hit theaters in 2004, Dr. Paresh Dandona, a diabetes specialist in Buffalo, New York, set out to measure the body's response to McDonald's—specifically…
PUBLISHED: April 22, 2013
LENGTH: 3 minutes (994 words)

What Does the U.S. Pay for Accidentally Killing a Civilian in a Drone Strike?

The U.S. drone war remains cloaked in secrecy, and as a result, questions swirl around it. Who exactly can be targeted? When can a U.S. citizen be killed? Another, perhaps less frequently asked…
PUBLISHED: April 5, 2013
LENGTH: 7 minutes (1852 words)

A Thorough & Comprehensive Review of "Jurassic Park 3D"

It is Jurassic Park, but in 3D. Samuel "Hold Onto Your Butts" Jackson's arm comes straight at your face. (As do the velociraptors.) Here's a CliffsNotes version of the film performed in Legos:…
PUBLISHED: April 5, 2013

In Honor of Buzz Bissinger, Strange Fashion Longreads

Karl Lagerfeld, creative director of Chanel. Pix Planete/ZUMA Press Last week, Friday Night Lights creator and journalist Buzz Bissinger set the
PUBLISHED: March 30, 2013
LENGTH: 3 minutes (998 words)