Alexander Maksik

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Author who has written on a variety of subjects, including the environment, politics, place and art

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Alexander Maksik: A Marker to Measure Drift

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We can watch everything in our pajamas. We can do our jobs with unprecedented efficiency. We hate it. We miss movie theaters. We miss big screens. We miss uncomfortable seats.

Are you willing to watch 130 minutes of unfounded self-delight for four minutes of terrific song and dance? Then "The Prom" is the film for you.

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Five years ago, an old well casing broke at the SoCalGas-owned Aliso Canyon gas storage facility near Porter Ranch, Los Angeles.

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Garth Greenwell discusses seeking human truths by writing into an abyss, and his new novel Cleanness .

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Raised in privilege amidst the barbarism of segregation, the oft-maligned president eventually embraced the New South liberalism that just swept his native Georgia’s election.

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This week on The Treatment, Elvis welcomes Emmy-award winning actor Jeff Daniels.

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On this Christmas Eve, Press Play re-airs some favorite interviews of the year. Sopan Deb shares how his Indian heritage informs his standup comedy. The documentary “Mr. SOUL!”

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Abigail Disney’s father Roy was Walt's nephew. For her, being a Disney came with so much baggage that she almost ditched the name altogether.

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Brit Bennett pushes questions of race and color to their extremes in her new novel, The Vanishing Half.

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