Harold & Kumar Return

Mining Post-9/11 America for Laughs By DENNIS LIM Published: April 20, 2008 The stoner-film “Harold and Kumar” franchise tries to dispel stereotypes at a time when race is linked to terrorism.

Martin Cruz Smith

Six Novels of Clues to the Soul of Mother Russia By TIMOTHY L. O’BRIEN Published: August 5, 2007 A reading of Martin Cruz Smith’s Renko novels set in Russia offers an incisive encapsulation of Soviet and post-Soviet travails over the last few decades. Dig Up the Garrote and the Moscow Rule Book: Guess Who’s Back […]