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Sheerly Avni
Sheerly Avni
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Sheerly Avni is a San Francisco based film and culture writer. A former editor of Salon.com,  her work also has appeared in The Chicago Sun-Times,...

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David Muhammad
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David Muhammad: The Truthdig Interview

The prominent black activist and mentor for incarcerated youth in Oakland, Calif. argues that it’s time to hold hip-hop artists accountable for the messages behind their music.

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Norman Lear
Zuade Kaufman

Norman Lear: ‘Bring Them to Their Knees’

The legendary TV producer discusses our threatened Constitution, the hypocrisy of the Christian right, the strange ethics of “The Sopranos,” and why he still sees himself as an “unaffiliated groper.”

Posted on Mar 14, 2006 READ MORE


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FX Plays the Race Card

In a new reality series, a black family and a white family switch skin colors. But do they switch perspectives?
UPDATE: The show’s producers, under fire from its participants, alter parts of the show that were deceptive.

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Gore Vidal
Zuade Kaufman

‘This Place Is Broken’: The Gore Vidal Interview Part II

Gore Vidal on fascism, terrorism and wartime propaganda. Part II of Truthdig’s interview with the award-winning novelist. (earlier: part I)

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‘This Place Is Broken’

Gore Vidal on fascism, terrorism and wartime propaganda. Part II of Truthdig’s interview with the award-winning novelist. (earlier: part I)

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Oscars Postmortem

And the award for “Best Proof That Hollywood Is Out of Touch”: No one made a single reference to the troops fighting and dying in Iraq.

Posted on Mar 6, 2006 READ MORE


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Gore Vidal on The Academy Awards, Sexuality and Politics

In a Truthdig interview with Sheerly Avni,  Gore Vidal weighs in on this year’s Academy Awards competition, Ang Lee’s “Brokeback Mountain,” and Truman Capote’s Proust complex.

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Sheerly Avni
Sheerly Avni
Zuade Kaufman / Truthdig

Sheerly Avni is a San Francisco based film and culture writer. A former editor of Salon.com,  her work also has appeared in The Chicago Sun-Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Toronto Star, San Francisco Magazine, AlterNet, and of course, Truthdig.  Her book about Northern California film directors, “Cinema by the Bay,” will be available in June.

She is also a workshop facilitator and editor at The Beat Within, a weekly publication by and for incarcerated youth.

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