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  • City Lights: Looking back on an interview with Christopher Hitchens

    City Lights: Looking back on an interview with Christopher Hitchens
    Christopher Hitchens would have been a darn good high school teacher. That was one of my first memories after hearing that the prolific author and columnist had died Thursday at the age of 62. A leftist for years, then an adamant supporter of the War...
  • Favorites of 2011: Chicago-area authors

    Favorites of 2011: Chicago-area authors
    At the end of this year, we stop to recognize the wonderful work put out by authors living in or originally from Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. Here is the list of our favorite titles from 2011: "The Year We Left Home" by Jean Thompson An Iowa...
  • Using movies to increase exposure, knowledge

    You don't have to be a mensch to enjoy a good film, but a willingness to read subtitles may help. The Orange County Jewish Film Festival has announced a lineup of 10 international films to begin screening Jan. 15 to March 28 at Regal Entertainment...
  • Newport eye doctor helps rural Armenia see

    Newport Beach ophthalmologist Roger Ohanesian's first visit to Armenia came two days after he received a fax from the country's Ministry of Health requesting emergency help from American doctors. "I left for Armenia, not sure where I was going, and not...
  • Strong cast makes 'Annie' at Toby's Baltimore worth a trip

    Through the holiday season, Toby's Baltimore Dinner Theatre is offering such an entertaining, surprisingly relevant classic version of "Annie" that it is worth a half-hour drive for Anne Arundel county residents. Based on the Harold Gray "Little Orphan...
  • 'Paranormal Activity 3'

    'Paranormal Activity 3'
    Reaffirming -- much to its credit -- that the suspense franchise was more than just a one-trick pony, this third round delves even farther into the past than the preceding prequel, with the younger incarnations of the sisters (played as adults by...
  • Joe Surf: His thoughts on going cold

    What's a surfer like you doing in a place like this? That was my first thought when I saw Huntington Beach's own Timmy Turner at a neighborhood Christmas party the other day. Turner had his five-month old daughter, Tynzlee, strapped to his chest in one...
  • Greer's OC: Film aims to shed light on diabetes

    Greer's OC: Film aims to shed light on diabetes
    A year ago, my editor at this paper was nice enough to let me write about the five-year anniversary of one of my four sons being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Writing about a devastating diagnosis was cathartic, and now I have a positive update....
  • 15 shortlisted documentaries speak truth to power

    15 shortlisted documentaries speak truth to power
  • '50/50'

    '50/50'
    Joseph Gordon-Levitt builds on his successes in "(500) Days of Summer" and "Inception" via his intriguing teamwork with Seth Rogen in this comedy-drama, which writer Will Reiser based on his own bout with cancer. Gordon-Levitt plays a patient whose...
  • 'Wings'

    'Wings'
    The first movie ever to win the Oscar for best picture, this 1927 saga of rival World War I aviators - played by Richard Arlen and Charles "Buddy" Rogers - has undergone a big restoration effort for home video. Not only do the two men compete in terms...