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  • Patrick White's cruel visionaries

    Patrick White's cruel visionaries
    Patrick White, the first great novelist to come out of Australia, was born in 1912, won the Nobel Prize in 1973, died in 1990 and his work promptly dropped from fashion. His style of narrative-driven psychological modernism seemed outmoded, perhaps,...
  • Gut instinct isn't science

    HERE'S A PARADOX: Science is our best way of deciphering the complexities of the natural world. It is useful, consistent and, despite the claims of fundamentalists — religious or postmodern — true. Yet the insights of science are often...
  • Ethan Canin's "America, America"

    It seems but a minor stretch—if that—to speculate that the seemingly redundant title of Ethan Canin's new novel, "America America," is to suggest that there are indeed second acts in American life. The book abounds with them, in the first...
  • Why eat turkey bacon when you can eat the real thing?

     
    Got an Eat This, Not That e-mail from Men's Health last night and I was surprised to find out that Oscar Mayer turkey bacon and porky bacon have the same fat and calories in two strips (70 calories, 6 grams......
  • Movie Review: The Edge of Love

    "The Edge of Love" has, as they say, all the tools, all the elements that usually make for success. It ought to be coaxing superlatives from all and sundry, but instead it leaves a bitter, unsatisfying aftertaste that lingers in the mind. Certainly the...
  • Q&A: Geren Lockhart dishes on her Francis Bacon-inspired fall collection

     
    Geren Lockhart, designer for L.A. contemporary brand Geren Ford, always turns out chic, body-friendly looks. But for her fall 2010 collection, she also amped up the sex appeal — creating va-va-voom pieces such as metallic leather minis, body-clinging...
  • MIlt Program Guide March 09

    MONDAY, MARCH 2ND THE NANNY STATE Do you think there are too many laws? Perhaps you think the government intrudes into our life too often to tell us what to do.  If you’re nodding your head in agreement, then you’ll probably agree with our...
  • May 8 - Garden Expert Michael Glassman

    May 8 - Garden Expert Michael Glassman
    Michael Glassman is an award-winning landscape designer, co-host and designer of Discovery Home Channel's series "Garden Police", and author of the just released book, Outdoor Designs for Living. Check out his landscaping tips below and be sure to visit...
  • Cultural capitals of Europe

    The newly anointed Cultural Capitals of Europe for 2009 are Linz, Austria, and Vilnius, Lithuania, both a bit off the continent's prime tourist paths. Separated by the Czech Republic and Poland, these central and northern European cities are near...
  • Mark Rylance breathes life into 'Boeing-Boeing'

    Mark Rylance breathes life into 'Boeing-Boeing'
    IN THE "Say what?" department, this statement ranks up there: "If Camoletti had written a tragedy of this quality, he'd be up there with Pinter." Few people could get away with comparing Marc Camoletti, the French playwright of the creaky '60s sex...