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Vol. CLIV, Issue 4
Whitman news since 1896

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Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Demonizing radical Islam diminishes our own humanity

Sam Chapman January 29, 2015
It is easy to declare what I will never do. It is harder to face the potential that I could murder or rape or abuse power, but that confrontation is the only reliable way to keep evil at bay.
A surprising maturity in The Lego Movie

A surprising maturity in “The Lego Movie”

Nathan Fisher February 13, 2014
When the closing credits of the Lego Movie ended, I was exhausted from laughing, and I probably enjoyed the movie more than the kids.
Thor Rescues Woman Who Should Save Herself

Thor Rescues Woman Who Should Save Herself

Nathan Fisher November 14, 2013
Thor 2 is the classic "man" movie: superheroes, super powers, super hair. But what's not so super? Saving a woman who could obviously save herself.
Illustration by Emily Jones

Willis Proves it’s Not a Good Day to ‘Die Hard’

Nathan Fisher February 21, 2013
Disclaimer: I am a HUGE “Die Hard” fan, and in my book, Bruce Willis is THE MAN. Needless to say, for months I've been anticipating Valentine's Day, not for the sugar high or the "love is in the air" feeling, but for the premier of “A Good Day to Die Hard,” the fifth installment of one of my favorite franchises.
Skyfall Restores James Bond to Former Glory

‘Skyfall’ Restores James Bond to Former Glory

Nathan Fisher November 15, 2012
Were you turned off of James Bond after the disappointing "Quantum of Solace"? Nathan Fisher recommends the series' latest installment, "Skyfall."

Love tries to outshine pools of blood in “Lawless”

Nathan Fisher September 6, 2012
This week's movie review: Lawless
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