The Columnist theme: some difficulties in customizing it

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    Some days ago I changed my site’s theme to “The Columnist” and with the CSS editor (which I have) have been customizing it (and learning its quirks in the process). But one major one remains, which I can’t seem to resolve on my own, namely that on the single posts and single pages part of the body text field is obscured by a black field, which I can’t identify in order then to modify it.

    My site is, and here is one page where the problem is visible: I’d be grateful for any useful help.

    I have several other questions about customizing this theme, but first things first.

    The blog I need help with is



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    There is a negative left margin set in one of your custom CSS rules – namely in .entry-content. Look through your custom CSS for this:

    .entry-content {

    and then set margin-left to 0 and that will fix it.



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