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2008-08-23 00:00:24

By Bob Strauss Documentarian Patrick Creadon, whose last film, "Wordplay," made the topic of crossword puzzles as scintillating as it could possibly get, tackles another potentially mind-numbing subject in "I.O.U.S.A." And he does a nice job of making the daunting math and economic theories associated with our national debt accessible.

2008-08-21 21:00:25

By Bob Strauss Film Critic Documentarian Patrick Creadon, whose last film, "Wordplay," made the topic of crossword puzzles as scintillating as it could possibly get, tackles another potentially mind-numbing subject in "I.O.U.S.A." And he does a nice job of making the daunting math and economic theories associated with our national debt accessible.

2006-06-22 08:47:53

By Arthur Spiegelman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Every Sunday morning, a nice, middle-aged man with a soothing voice drives listeners of a radio program heard across the United States to wonder if they are nuts or just stupid.


Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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