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From the Grandstands: Thoughts on “The Circus” Episode 1: Outsiders

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Our EC, Sumantra Lahiri, gives us his stray thoughts on The Circus’ first episode, “Outsiders”

 

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The Queue: In the Loop

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A film for those whose idea of politics is an Armando Iannucci script full of F-bombs and government incompetence. Or, people who I like to refer to as friends!

 

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A Tapas Take on Freakonomics

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Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner’s new book, When to Rob a Bank, goes back to what makes Freakonomics so great. The throwing around of insane ideas. 

 

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Even When You Win, You Lose

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In Veep’s uneven fourth season, President Selina Meyer and her staff learn that it isn’t easy being on top.

 

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The History of Rage

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In Bryan Burrough’s most recent book, Days of Rage, he tells in great detail why sometimes anger just isn’t enough.

 

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