Stay Calm and Carry On: Why it’s nearly impossible for Ebola to spread in the US – Quartz

Stay Calm and Carry On: Why it’s nearly impossible for Ebola to spread in the US

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Lawrence Kasdan on His Career – From the Current – The Criterion Collection

“Lawrence Kasdan has had quite an impressive career in Hollywood, moving from cowriting blockbusters like The Empire Strikes Back and Raiders of the Lost Ark to writing and directing his own, more personal films. In this excerpt from a new interview recorded for Criterion, Kasdan talks about his positive experiences in the studio system, and how working on what he calls “high-quality mass entertainment” allowed him to move on to darker, more dramatic territory, as he did with The Big Chill.”

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The new version is here. See the brief interview on YouTube here.

Landmark Downtown Library Sees Doubling of Patronage – Times of San Diego

Landmark Downtown Library Sees Doubling of Patronage – Times of San Diego.

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Uniquely Hospitable | Charleston Conference Preview 2014

Uniquely Hospitable | Charleston Conference Preview 2014.

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Book Bag: Overlooked Classic Books From the Sunshine State – The Daily Beast

“A Florida author recommends several inspiring, sustaining, but too little known books about the Sunshine State that are often overlooked but to which he returns repeatedly.”

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