A.G. Gancarski

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Rubio’s Florida Endgame

The establishment favorite is done. But Republicans in the Sunshine State will be the last to admit it.
A.G. Gancarski March 7, 2016

James Garner: Anti-Authoritarian Everyman

"The Rockford Files" gave voice to an honorable distrust of authority after Watergate and Vietnam.
A.G. Gancarski July 25, 2014

Football Is Not a Fantasy

The real sport's ethical and medical dangers can't be ignored in the name of virtual fun.
A.G. Gancarski August 30, 2013

The Questions Breaking Bad Won’t Answer

The show dramatizes the plight of middle-class men, but only reinforces the Drug War's conventional wisdom.
A.G. Gancarski August 9, 2013

Manchester Heroes

New books chronicle two of the city's most iconic bands: Joy Division and the Smiths.
A.G. Gancarski July 26, 2013

Old Possum’s Book of Practical Duets

George Jones and Tammy Wynette's collaborations are as complex as their relationship was.
A.G. Gancarski April 26, 2013

Angus’s Beef: The Trouble With ‘Two and a Half Men’

A child star lashes out against his own show, but it's as unkillable as a cockroach.
A.G. Gancarski December 3, 2012

The Tragedy of Stoner Comedy

For Hollywood, marijuana prohibition is a joke.
A.G. Gancarski July 2, 2012