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Broadway Production Of 1984 Is Causing Audience Members to Faint, Vomit And Get in Fights Image via Getty Well-heeled audiences are really having a hard time stomaching the new Broadway adaptation of 1984 , with reports that viewers are fainting, vomiting and...getting in fights with each other as a result of its more alarming scenes. Finally, a theatrical production befitting of the times! Like the book, the play is set in a dystopian future (ha) where critical thought is subdued by
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Democrats Will Have to Do Better Than Ossoff In the wake of last week’s special congressional election in Georgia, on which Democrats spent more than $30 million only to come up short, some on the left have taken solace in the idea that the result was nonetheless a good portent—a sign that Democratic candidates are poised to win the House next year. The Georgia race, they point out , took place in a “very Republican district”—one that went
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