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My Inside Stories · 1d ago

Hot Movie Takes Friday – Indie Film: UPDATED-EXPANDED

There's a common misconception that indie films are something that only came into being in the last half-century when in fact indie filmmaking has been around in one form or another since th...
My Inside Stories · 1w ago

More Hot Movie Takes

hese riffs are about some very different cinema currents but they're all inspired by recent screen discoveries I made once I put my movie snobbery in check. My first riff concerns an actor...
My Inside Stories · 1W ago

A case of cognitive athletic dissonance

A case of cognitive athletic dissonance Like a lot of you out there who root for the athletic programs of all three in-state universities competing at the Division I level, I'm feeling conf...
My Inside Stories · 1W ago

Who’s Going to Pay? Before and After the Affordable Care Act

America treating healthcare as a commodity helps explain its high delivery and coverage expense. Characterized by historic lack of incentives to drive prices down, providers and insurers dic...
My Inside Stories · 1W ago

Alexander Payne: His Journey in Film

Alexander Payne: His Journey in Film If you are an Omaha native like me, then I am sure you agree our shared hometown boasts many leading lights of merit. In arts-entertainment, fellow Omaha...
My Inside Stories · 2W ago

In case you missed it: Some recent hot movie takes

Hot Movie Takes from Leo Adam Biga Author of “Alexander Payne: His Journey in Film” “This is without question the single best study of Alexander Payne’s films, as well as the filmmaker himse...
My Inside Stories · 2W ago

Holocaust stories

In the late 1990s a man I never heard of before, the late Ben Nachman, called to encourage me to start interviewing and profiling Holocaust survivors living in and around Omaha. Ben was a re...
My Inside Stories · 2W ago

Mary Current and her Crazy Gringa Hot Sauce

Mary Current and her son, Anderson Current, started making hot sauce three years ago. She never planned on being a commercial food producer despite working the front and back of the house at...
My Inside Stories · 2W ago

Kevin Simonson on Interviewing Hunter S. Thompson and Kurt Vonnegut

Kevin Simonson of Omaha realizes he occupies an unlikely position as a leading chronicler of that dark jester of American letters, the late Hunter S. Thompson. Thompson, a New Journalism ex...
My Inside Stories · 3W ago

A book a day keeps the blues aways for avid reader and writer Ashley Xiques

There are book lovers and then there's Ashley Xiques, an Elkhorn South graduate and UNO sophomore.. The 20-year-old caught the bug after being swept away by a Young Readers fantasy series i...