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            Two comedies made a decade apart will amuse and challenge you: ‘Design for Living’ (1933) and ‘The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek’ (1944).             ‘Design for Living’ takes the…

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            Jonathan Winters, the quintessential Ohioan, has died at 87.            Comedian, actor and voice artist Jonathan Winters was versatile, emotional, complicated and Midwestern.  Out of ill-fit, off-the-bargain-rack clothes…

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            Does Whitey Bulger have a secret passion unknown to his chroniclers and fabulists?  Yes, and I know what it is. ***            Saturday, I bought Whitey Bulger, the…

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           ‘The Harlem Shake’?            Until this afternoon, I’d missed this current teen craze.  Indulging my prurient interest and my reflexive desire to crticise the rising generation, I did…

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