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Stories by Jeremy McCarter
Theatre: Will Ferrell Is George Bush!
2/6/09 at 7:00 PM
Will Ferrell brings Bush back—to Broadway.
Essay: Obama's vision for post-boomer politics
1/23/09 at 7:00 PM
Virtue, hard work and hope: Obama spoke like a true community organizer.
Obama and the Arts
1/9/09 at 7:00 PM
Homeowners, banks, Detroit—everyone wants a bailout. But President Obama will need to invest serious money, and time, boosting the arts, too.
12/12/08 at 7:00 PM
Arts and culture in the Bush era.
Mamet, the Right Way
11/21/08 at 7:00 PM
To speed the play, think poetry, not potty mouths.
Charlie Kaufman Explained
10/31/08 at 8:00 PM
Up all night with the director of 'Synecdoche'
Theater of War
10/17/08 at 8:00 PM
Do you prefer a play with firepower or star power?
Leonard Bernstein's Real Legacy
10/17/08 at 8:00 PM
Since when was 'cosmopolitan' a dirty word? Leonard Bernstein proved that the low and high arts could make beautiful music together.
Lionel Trilling: An Appreciation
9/26/08 at 8:00 PM
Lionel Trilling wasn't just a critic. He traced—brilliantly—the way our literary and political lives intersect.
The GOP Convention: Maverick in Name Only
9/4/08 at 8:00 PM
The essence of the RNC. What was maverick about it, again?
Review: Palin is a Natural Taking On Obama
9/3/08 at 8:00 PM
For at least one night, Sarah Palin showed the Republicans a star power to match Obama
A Critic’s Eye: Fred Thompson’s Heartland Appeal
9/2/08 at 8:00 PM
Deconstructing the GOP's 'country first' strategy.
A Critic’s Look: Opening Day of the GOP Convention
8/31/08 at 8:00 PM
A closer look at the GOP's akilter convention debut.
Obama Not the New JFK, But He Sounds Like It
8/28/08 at 8:00 PM
Obama delivered when his fellow Democrats didn't.
Review: Bill Clinton’s Redemption Speech
8/27/08 at 8:00 PM
Bill Clinton and company had something to prove.
Review: Hillary Gave Best Speech She Could
8/26/08 at 8:00 PM
Clinton gave the best speech she's capable of delivering. And finally, the Democrats looked like they know how to throw a party.
Convention Theater: Dems Miss Chance--TV’s Fault
8/25/08 at 8:00 PM
Just once during this convention, could the TV pundits get out of the way of the show?