Stories by Andrew Romano

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    TV’s Sexual Awakening

    ‘Masters of Sex’ proves its seriousness by aiming beyond titillation.
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    The Bachelor

    Could Cory Booker be elected president without getting married?
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    Talk, Now Walk?

    Eric Garcetti, L.A.’s new mayor, knows how to send signals. Will he know how to govern?
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    Casting the Commander in Chief

    For his new movie, Lee Daniels took an unconventional approach when choosing the actors to play a succession of presidents.
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    Trading Modernist for McMansion

    Los Angeles’s architectural gems are being endangered by a hot real estate market—and a decidedly Beverly Hills aesthetic.
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    You Listen to This Man Every Day

    Rick Rubin got Black Sabbath to return to its roots. He crashed Kanye’s new album in 15 days. From Def Jam to Adele, the hit-maker gets intimate about his last 30 years—and how he’s about to make history.
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    Monkeying With the Barrels

    Chickpeas in your bourbon? Buffalo Trace wants to improve tradition—by messing with it.
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    When The Sirens Wailed

    Thirty-six tornado warnings rang out through Moore, Oklahoma. Within 16 minutes, the twister touched down. Within an hour, the town was destroyed.
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    Viva Castro!

    Running for reelection as mayor and eyeing Obama’s path.
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    At Sea With Sandy

    A Coast Guard rescue swimmer dove into house-sized waves to save crew members from the sinking HMS Bounty.
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    The Hunted Democrats

    Super-PAC money cut his lead in half. Why Sherrod Brown is running scared.
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    “It Takes a Lot to Rattle Me”

    She lost her dad, had surgery, and tested positive for a banned substance. How Hope Solo survived—and put U.S. women's soccer in position to bring home gold.
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    Broken News

    Aaron Sorkin’s chatty idealists invade cable TV.
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    The Beach Boys’ Crazy Summer

    He heard voices, did drugs and fell apart. Can the band’s reunion tour help put Brian Wilson back together again?
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    The Boldest Veep Pick

    Why the country’s first Latina governor might be Mitt’s best veep pick.
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    Criminal Bedfellows

    The odd alliance changing the way we think about crime.

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