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  • The Death of Cool

    By Rob Eshman

    September 22, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Dr. Mel Levine once accompanied a group of sixth-graders on a field trip. During the fun and games, he asked them what weighed more heavily on them at the end of each day, academic pressures or social pressures.

    Social pressures, they called out at once, no question about it. "I'd...

  • The Tramp Vs. The Dictator

    By Tom Tugend

    September 26, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    In April 1889, two baby boys were born within four days of each other. One was Charles Chaplin, a Londoner. The other was a native of Braunau am Inn in Austria and was named Adolf Hitler.

    Grown to manhood, both men were to sport funny little mustaches, Chaplin as the screen's...