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No tie in Thai dining showdown

Jennifer Zahn

September 30, 2010

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Let’s have an entrepreneurial debate. If you owned a business, would you put it right next to a competitor who makes the exact same thing you do? While basic logic and economics would advise otherwise, somehow over the course of M...

Undateable: from mistake to deal-break, new book lists where guys go wrong

Sarah Elms

April 8, 2010

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Speedos. Bad toupees. Showing your butt crack. Burping loudly. Those are just four of the 311 things authors Ellen Rakieten and Anne Coyle say make men undateable. In their co-authored book, “Undateable: 311 Things Guys Do That Gua...

Barenaked Ladies get serious but lose their appeal with ‘All in Good Time’

Matthew Reddin

April 8, 2010

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Everyone needs to grow up eventually — even rock stars. But when you’re the members of a band named Barenaked Ladies, switching to a more serious and mature sound might not be the best career move. Hugely popular in the late ’90s and early ’00s, Barenaked Ladies made a...

Curiouser and curiouser: ‘Alice’ flawed yet entertaining

Matthew Reddin

March 11, 2010

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Like Alice Kingsleigh, I believe as many as six impossible things before breakfast. But I’m still finding it impossible to believe that a movie as marvelous as Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland” couldn’t come up with a better closing act. ...

‘Shutter Island’ a mad thrill ride

Matthew Reddin

February 25, 2010

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There’s a moment early on in Martin Scorsese’s “Shutter Island” when U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, turns to his partner and says, “We haven’t heard the truth once yet.” But in a film as crazy as “Shutter Island” — both in style and subject...