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Heyday of the Studio Stars

IN 1933, film producer Samuel Goldwyn brought to Hollywood the beautiful and talented European actress Anna Sten in hopes that she would rival Greta Garbo, one of the greatest stars of her time. Sten made two films in 1934 and 1935 in which she gave worthy performances, but both of them were box-off…
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The first thing you need to know about Robot Chicken is that this Emmy Award-winning animated show for adults bears the name of Matthew Senreich’s favorite dish at a Chinese restaurant in West Hollywood, Kung Pao Bistro.…
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Inside Mardis Gras

BY EVE ABRAMS ’93 · PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY STEVEN JACARUSO ASIDE FROM THE FOUR YEARS SHE SPENT AT WESLEYAN, Rebecca Snedeker has lived in New Orleans her entire life. Snedeker’s family lines in the city trace back to jus…
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A Death in Vietnam

FOR MORE THAN 40 YEARS, JILL HUNTING had never dared to hope that this moment would come. But now she had a map in her hand, an interpreter at her side, and thanks to the Freedom of Information Act, the coordinates where…
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Images of India

Sam Allison ’06 spent the year following his graduation documenting the changing face of North Indian holy sites. His images capture the incongruities of modern life in an ancient culture. Young monks strut in leather ja…
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