Lots of sweeping, but not a broom in sight

Television Ah, November! The leaves have changed colors, the turkeys are shaking in their boots, Red Sox fans are preparing for next year, and all the shows on TV are new. It is, after all, that elusive time of the year – November sweeps.

A film guide for the left

Book review Blacklisted: The Film Lover’s Guide to the Hollywood Blacklist By Paul Buhle and Dave Wagner Palgrave Macmillan, 288 pp., $24.95