Posts Tagged ‘Howard Zinn’

The Most Popular Books Sold at Busboys and Poets

Which outpost sold the most vegan cookbooks? Kiddie hip-hop anthologies? Radical history books?

Reviewed: I Am

Tom Shadyac would like to buy the world a home and furnish it with love. Not a big home, mind you—perhaps a trailer, like the one the director of Ace Ventura: Pet Detective and Bruce Almighty now lives in. Because greed is bad, man, and nothing in nature takes more than it needs.
Those are some [...]

Freestylin’ D.C.: Beatles Trivia, Green Carpets, and More

Happy Monday! Hope you enjoy this weekday edition of Freestylin’ DC, where I’ll share some of the coolest and most interesting events posted on my site, Free in DC.

Grab your girlfriends and head over to Woolly Mammoth for their pay-what-you-can performance of In the Next Room, or the vibrator play, tonight [...]

Arts Roundup: The Week We Lost Salinger, Zinn, Miramax Edition

Good morning, people! Lotsa death this week!
First: Howard Zinn, influential leftist historian, and Louis Auchincloss, literary chronicler of the Upper East Side elite, died. Yes, I almost forgot, too! Because J.D. Salinger, the highest common divisor of American letters, is dead. My colleague Ted Scheinman collected some of the Web's more interesting tributes. One that he mentioned [...]