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'My Name Used to Be Muhammad' compelling despite too-thin story

There are many strong, emotional passages in “My Name Used to Be Muhammad,” Tito Momen’s memoir of his Islamic fundamentalist upbringing,...


Movies & TV

Video Rewind: A perfect 'Detour' into classic film noir

Video Rewind is a review of an avant-garde, cultish, or otherwise odd film that has a small or large following. That means, by its fans, it can be watched over and...


Faith

'Map of Heaven' argues for more study of afterlife

A couple of years ago, neurosurgeon Eben Alexander published “Proof of Heaven,” his account of a near-death experience he had when in a coma due to...


Movies & TV

There were old comedy shorts besides the Three Stooges: To Heir

Video Rewind is a review of an avant-garde, cultish, or otherwise odd film that has a small or large following. That means, by its fans, it can be watched over and...


Faith

Second iplates offers another Book of Mormon graphic novel

After a couple of years, the creators of iplates have published a second volume of the graphics novels that recount instances in the Mormon...




Movies & TV

Video Rewind: 'London Kills Me' was author Kureishi's major shot

Video Rewind is a review of an avant-garde, cultish, or otherwise odd film that has a small or large following. That means, by its fans, it can be watched over and...


Sports

Reeves greets New Year with MMA win

A large crowd greeted the New Year at the Davis Conference Center in Layton on Wednesday night with an mixed-martial arts fight card promoted by Total Mayhem. In a...

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