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2012 Stories by Becky Bartkowski

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  • Plot Dog

    published February 23, 2012

    After famously ditching undying, über-popular vampires for Catholicism, and leaving behind witches for more metaphysical angels, in her... More >>

  • Mod Squad

    published February 16, 2012

    When a piece of art or performance is designated as avant-garde it sometimes translates to out-there, off-putting, or intimidating. (Consider... More >>

  • Gossip Girl

    published February 16, 2012

    That comedian Kathy Griffin inspires fear in A-list celebrities is no coincidence. Griffin has made a (post-acting) career of poking fun at... More >>

  • Big Man in Town

    published February 9, 2012

    In an F-bomb-heavy video interview, aptly titled "Why America is Fucked," outspoken, feverishly passionate independent designer Aaron Draplin... More >>

  • Tales of Suspense

    published February 9, 2012

    In an era when every TV show and movie seems to be a remake, adaptation, or a re-released remake of an adaptation -- in 3-D! -- an... More >>

  • Starry Sky Surprise

    published February 9, 2012

    If Vincent van Gogh were to see the hefty price tags his paintings carry nowadays (a recent auction estimated that one of his works could fetch... More >>

  • Fountain of Truth

    published February 2, 2012

    When imagining what a “face for radio” might look like, it’s possible that a mental picture of Garrison Keillor’s mug... More >>

  • Color Story

    published February 2, 2012

    If the spicy, sexy Gloria Pritchett on Modern Family has piqued your interest in Colombian culture, we sure can’t blame you. But... More >>

  • Poke History

    published February 2, 2012

    In this digital age, when Facebook’s implementation of its timeline feature is cause for bemoaning, it might be wise to consider that,... More >>

  • Contested Development

    published January 26, 2012

    When residents of major metropolitan areas with rich, renowned culture rib inhabitants of burgeoning cities, it’s kind of like elder... More >>

  • Something Old, Something New

    published January 26, 2012

    Nestled next to vintage shop Butter Toast Boutique off Roosevelt Row, Nostra Style House opened its doors in mid-December of 2011. Vending a... More >>

  • Weird World

    published January 26, 2012

    Late provocateur and high fashion designer Alexander McQueen described his aesthetic best: “What ‘normal’ people would... More >>

  • Goof Troop

    published January 19, 2012

    If comedy boils down to a simple equation -- tragedy plus time -- then syndicated humorist Dave Barry and television writer Alan Zweibel sure... More >>

  • Look Who's Talking

    published January 19, 2012

    Whether chairing Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update during his 111-episode stint on the sketch comedy stalwart, giving his... More >>

  • It Takes Two

    published January 19, 2012

    If all dancers had such sexed-up stares as the auburn-haired Russian danseuse Anna Trebunskaya, then maybe gents wouldn’t be so opposed... More >>

  • Into The Wild

    published January 12, 2012

    As deputy head of fictional Pawnee’s parks department, NBC’s Parks and Recreation heroine Leslie Knope’s crowning... More >>

  • Day Trippers

    published January 12, 2012

    Jet set + Gypsy = Gypset. That’s the basis of writer Julia Chaplin’s coffee table book, Gypset Style, which unearths the... More >>

  • The History Boys

    published January 5, 2012

    After a year of research, compiling photos, and interviewing residents and historians, scribes J. Seth Anderson, Jim McPherson, and Suad... More >>

  • The Heiress Apparent

    published January 5, 2012

    Before the age of celebutantes starring in all-too-revealing reality programs and sex tapes serving as stepping stones to stardom, being young,... More >>

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