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  • Miami Book Fair 2010: Eugene Robinson and Bill Press talk politics as unusual

    Two of the country’s top political commentators will discuss their latest books this week at theMiami Book Fair International at Miami Dade College. Former Washington Post assistant editor and MSNBC contributor Eugene Robinson is supporting his...
  • Philippe Petit Heads "Ideas" Part of New Haven International Festival

    Don't forget the "ideas" part of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas which takes place June 16 to 30 in New Haven. Heading the list of intriguing speakers is high wire artist Philippe Petit speaking on "Nothing Is Impossible" Saturday, June 16...
  • 'The King's Speech,' 'True Grit' top Academy Award nominations

    'The King's Speech,'  'True Grit' top Academy Award nominations
    "The King's Speech" dominated the Oscar nominations on Tuesday morning, earning 12 nods including best picture and best lead actor for Colin Firth as King George VI, who battles to eradicate his stammer before he unexpectedly takes the throne. Joel and...
  • Dolores Hart: My Interview with One Special Nun

    Dolores Hart: My Interview with One Special Nun
    Mother Dolores Hart, who lives a cloistered life at the Abbey of Regina Laudis in Bethelhem, CT, will walk the red carpet Sunday  in support of the Oscar-nominated documentary, "God Is The Bigger Elvis," about her life.Here is Frank Rizzo's interview from...
  • Review: Cool It

    Cool It, the new documentary by Dig! director Ondi Timoner, offers a powerful sounding board for Bjorn Lomborg, the Danish professor and controversial author of The Skeptical Environmentalist. Lomborg’s book argued that, from a cost-benefit...
  • Review: Casino Jack

    As far as I can remember, the word super never became a prefix for the benign designation of lobbyist until Jack Abramoff, a former B-movie producer, took over K street in the 1990s. A well-built, larger-than-life figure who famously donned Mafioso trench...
  • Review: Howl

    Of all the essential writings of the beat poets, Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl” may be the purest and most easily digestible expression of the movement’s staccato complexity. It runs just 17 pages, but within this lunch-break read is an...
  • Too great to fail

    In its lengthy assessment of the 2008 recession and its corrupt ripples, Charles Ferguson’s new documentary, Inside Job, has a couple of hurdles to jump — the major one being recession fatigue. After Capitalism: A Love Story and Wall Street:...
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast May 5, 2011

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Vincent Kartheiser was born in Minneapolis on this day in 1979. This birthday guy has starred as Pete Campbell on the hit series "Mad Men" since 2007. He's also appeared on "Money" and on the documentary series "The American...
  • FAU's Living Room Theaters aims to right moviegoing wrongs

    The common misconception is that FAU’s new Living Room Theaters complex is so named because the experience of seeing a movie in it simulates living-room comfort. And indeed it does. The reclining leather chairs are oversize and welcoming; unlike...
  • For kids, a healthier way to snack

    For kids, a healthier way to snack
    Growing up in Texas, I played softball — fast pitch. After playing in the hot Texas sun, our team, the Sweetpeas, had a snack of oranges and water, in containers brought from home. Today, my husband and I are new Howard County residents, and we...