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February 12, 2018
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A Star is Born

Every day in New York and Los Angeles, any number of aspiring actors toil in obscurity, awaiting the moment when they will be “discovered” by someone who can launch their stage and screen careers.  Once upon a time, a flashy … Continue reading

February 23, 2015
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Flowering Tobacco

Over the centuries, humans have had a complex relationship with members of the tobacco—Nicotiana—family.  We have praised them, vilified them, smoked some species, distilled others into insecticides and burned still others in various rituals.  One thing is clear.  When it … Continue reading