Daphne Howland

 

Daphne Howland is a regular film contributor at Voice Media Group and its film partner, the Village Voice. VMG publications include LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, Broward-Palm Beach New Times, Houston Press and Dallas Observer.

Latest Stories

  • Even the dullest “lax-bro” knows the Native origins of the fast, rough game of lacrosse — even if few realize it was likely played 900 years ago, when Europe was barely out of the Dark Ages. Or that there’s a world-class team from a six-tribe...

  • Mental health care remains a somewhat neglected medical specialty, at least when it comes to getting patients access to adequate coverage for even basic needs. But in the 1950s, when lobotomy and electroshock therapy were state-of-the-art...

  • The essential flaw of the American economy often seems binary: the 47% vs. corporate greed, us against them. But the documentary Betting on Zero is a Wall Street version of a superhero saga in which the unlikely rescuer is hedge fund...

  • There's nothing new about immigrants to America making compromises in their new country, but in the comic drama For Here or to Go? the story gets a chai-infused, Silicon Valley–mired twist. After nearly a decade dutifully working at...

  • For his first feature-length documentary, BBC reporter Louis Theroux (known for immersing himself into quirky corners of the world — professional wrestling, infomercial entrepreneurs, off-Broadway — for his Weird Weekends...

  • Though its legalities often are obscured by romantic filigree, wedlock is one of the most conservative institutions, legally and culturally, in human society — a codified set of limitations and rights reserved for two people willing to...

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