Greg Wasserstrom


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Exhibit gives dada a place in history

In 1920, two artists who held a large international exhibition in Berlin were arrested by the German government and brought up on charges of defamation of the Army. George Grosz and Rudolph Schlicter argued that their inflammatory works were merely practical jokes.

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Slapstick-heavy 'Panther' remake not for purists

A good rule of thumb for remakes or rehashes, like Steve Martin's recently released "Pink Panther," is low expectations. It certainly is about time that this gem of a series was resurrected, but audiences that expect Sellersian wit and performance may leave a little disappointed.

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A Productive Winter Break

Winter break offers students time off from school and a chance to embark on epic adventures of biblical proportions. Eagle arts editors Laura Schuetz and Greg Wasserstrom didn't, but they took some interesting pictures of their mundane surroundings over the holidays just the same.

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Vice pres. chief of staff indicted

Vice President Dick Cheney's Chief of Staff I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby scooted out of the White House permanently on Friday after being indicted on five counts of perjury and obstruction of justice in the Valerie Plame leak case. Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald also extended the term of the Grand Jury and will continue his investigation.

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'Capote' captures man, small town crime

The interesting thing about "Capote" is that it's pretty frigging awesome. The film follows Truman Capote as he writes his literary milestone "In Cold Blood," the nonfiction novel that changed the way people write, as well as how journalists approach news.

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Paris Hilton waxes philosophical about 'House'

There is much to look forward to in the upcoming horror flick "House of Wax." Exactly what that is, however, is a bit hard to say. The film, which opens May 6, stars Elisha Cuthbert ('The Girl Next Door," "24") and Chad Michael Murray ("Freaky Friday") as Carly and Nick Jones, fraternal twins who get stranded in a small Iowa town on their way to a college football game.

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The Scottish play

According to theater lore, uttering the word "Macbeth" inside a theater will bring bad luck or even doom to a production. Inexplicable mishaps have plagued performances after the title of Shakespeare's tragedy of ambition and manipulation slipped from the lips of some unknowing actor.

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Photo site allows critique from afar

For AU students, and students on other campuses across the country, digital photography is becoming more and more a part of life. The accessibility of digital cameras, especially camera phones, means more and more people are taking more and more pictures. As a result, the Internet has become a haven for people looking to share their photos in a variety of ways.

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D.C. photographer shoots to transform convention

Washington, D.C., is where our national identity is housed, protected and put on display for the masses. D.C. has also become known as a city of museums. Large, significant museums, houses of our national history and culture, most of which are free to the public, can be found in D.

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Vaginas - something to talk about

During AU's fifth annual production of "The Vagina Monologues" 23 performers moved a diverse audience from mild discomfort to the hysterical laughter of recognition to the tears from those who identified with the victims of violence. The women used only their bodies, voices and radiant energy. No costumes, no set. Just words.

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