Peter Tonguette

Harold Lloyd (center) in ‘Girl Shy’ (1924)

The Laughs on Us

What used to make Americans smile, and still does

Dec 8, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 13 • By PETER TONGUETTE

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General mess on the George H. W. Bush (2014)

Fog Minus Grog

A bilious Briton on board the Bush

Oct 20, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 06 • By PETER TONGUETTE

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Rock Hudson, Julie Andrews in ‘Darling Lili’ (1970)

Must the Show Go On?

A postscript to the golden age of movie musicals.

Apr 14, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 29 • By PETER TONGUETTE

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President Obama and Led Zeppelin (2012)

Slighting Downhill

From highbrow to lowbrow, in black tie.

Jan 20, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 18 • By PETER TONGUETTE

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‘Saying Grace’ (1951)

‘Post’ Modernist

The overinterpretation of a great American illustrator.

Dec 2, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 12 • By PETER TONGUETTE

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George Balanchine, Allegra Kent, 1958

Mystery Partner

In search of an early Balanchine ‘muse.’

Sep 30, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 04 • By PETER TONGUETTE

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Tippi Hedren

Feathered Fiends

That which does not scare us can make us laugh.

Jul 8, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 41 • By PETER TONGUETTE

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