| May 30, 2010
One of the first lessons any writer should learn is that where you start isn't necessarily where you end up and that your defining books are often beyond your control. Michael Koryta arrived auspiciously at the authorial gates when his first novel,...
| Feb 14, 2010
As Pierce Brosnan and Ewan McGregor describe it, there was no need for the cast of Roman Polanski's "The Ghost Writer" to have long, philosophical discussions about the movie's creepy real-life parallels.
It wasn't necessary, for example, to dissect...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 12:10 PM
Ghost Hunters: Episode 705 Hotel Haunts Unleashed
TAPS was in Rapid City, South Dakota- at the foot of Mount Rushmore- investing the Hotel Alex Johnson. This place is so freaky that contractors have walked off the job and refused to return.
| Apr 13, 2011
| 9:27 AM
As upsets go, this one didn't draw a significant amount of attention. And that's because, let's face it, soccer doesn't register around these parts like football and basketball do.
But no question, the Phoebus boys' 1-0 win over Gloucester was...
| Oct 23, 2010
| 5:40 PM
You have one week. Not to live — until Halloween. Sorry, didn't mean to scare you.
As you know, Halloween is the official, certified start of the holiday season. How is that possible? Wasn't the Fourth of July about six weeks ago? Wasn't Labor...
| Oct 27, 2010
| 4:08 PM
The line delivered by little Carol Anne in 1982's "Poltergeist" is probably the most famous on-screen interaction between child and ghoul and its just one of many movies that feature the paranormal communicating with children....
| Oct 29, 2010
| 10:09 AM
Here's where the coolest zombies, vampires and other ghouls will be hanging out this weekend
As befits a city that counts Edgar Allan Poe among its favorite sons, Baltimore puts on quite the show every Halloween. Whether it's through late-night tours...
| Nov 23, 2010
| 3:46 PM
Going into Friday night's Phoebus-Hampton showdown in the Eastern Region, let's check out who else is out there in Division 5. And, as you'll see, there are some familiar names.
The Phantoms-Crabbers winner will travel to the Central champion next...
| Nov 25, 2010
| 3:00 PM
"A Christmas Carol" may at first seem like odd fodder for South Coast Repertory, which is known for tackling edgier, perhaps more difficult work.
"I suppose, in a way, that it's a bit of holiday pageantry that we sort of take a sidestep away from our...
| Aug 17, 2010
| 1:46 PM
You'd never know it from the weather, which would be ideal if you were attending a Texas Rangers' home game. But exactly two weeks from 7 o'clock Wednesday night, high school football season begins on the Peninsula.
Those of you who tuned in the Broncos-...
| Oct 16, 2010
| 5:37 PM
Short stories, those hidden little gems, have defined, entertained and reflected people's lives for many centuries. Cavemen painted stories of successful or memorable hunting trips on cave walls. Ancient Greeks and Romans produced hundreds of short...