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When A Guru Says “Get Over Yourself,” Beware

#MeToo moments in Buddhism and psychotherapy.

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Jesus’s Pinch Hitter: The Leftovers Episode 4

The opening sequence of this week’s The Leftovers (episode 4) was the best scene yet in a series that still seems unsure of what it wants. Opening shots show mysterious bubbly goop and mechanical processes that are soon revealed to be the machinations for making latex baby-doll heads. The heads are matched with eyes and…

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Faith as Addiction?

Re-viewing Oscar nominee Steve McQueen’s Shame