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Halloween

Halloween
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  • Chris Burnham gets the creeps over his, Grant Morrison’s ‘Nameless’

     
    Chris Burnham was being “cagey” about his and writer Grant Morrison's “Nameless” horror, but he was excited to name the […]...
  • Blizzards: By Any Tally, 1888 Is First

    Blizzards: By Any Tally, 1888 Is First
    Snow in Connecticut is as common as the head cold. Amid our sizable inventory of snowstorms, however, there are a shovelful that stand out for reasons as diverse as their intensity, size, duration, timing, early or late arrival, even their political...
  • Throwback Thursday: Did Lizard People live under L.A. 5,000 years ago?

    Throwback Thursday: Did Lizard People live under L.A. 5,000 years ago?
    Readers must have been shocked by the front page of the Jan. 29, 1934, Los Angeles Times, where Jean Bosquet wrote breathlessly about a search for a lost civilization of Lizard People and their buried treasure. The headline contained an unfortunate...
  • What's in a name? For the wrong Cody Williams, 35 days in jail

    What's in a name? For the wrong Cody Williams, 35 days in jail
    They arrested the wrong Cody Williams, and then kept him in jail for more than a month. The Clay County, Fla., Sheriff's Office punished a deputy Tuesday for the wrongful arrest of 18-year-old Cody Lee Williams, who didn't even share the same middle...
  • Teenagers sentenced to life in prison for double murder

    A 17-year-old girl and her 18-year-old boyfriend, convicted last year of murdering the girl’s parents, were sentenced Friday to life in prison.  Cynthia Alvarez, who was 15 years old at the time of the October 2011 killings, was tried as an adult...
  • Teens get maximum sentence for killing girl's parents

    Even as she pleaded for a sentence that would let her live in sunshine again, a 17-year-old girl convicted of murdering her parents expressed little remorse other than admitting to mistakes. Cynthia Alvarez said she had been a victim of abuse at the...
  • Sundance Film Review: 'They Came Together'

    Those merry pranksters David Wain and Michael Showalter aim to do for the factory-made Hollywood romantic comedy what their "Wet Hot American Summer" did for the summer-camp movie in "They Came Together," a lively comic jamboree that's sometimes smarter...
  • Transcripts detail Fed's struggles amid 2008 financial crisis

    Transcripts detail Fed's struggles amid 2008 financial crisis
    WASHINGTON — The day after Lehman Bros. filed for bankruptcy in September 2008, Federal Reserve policymakers hadn't yet grasped the scope of the financial storm blowing overhead. What was clear to them as they gathered for a regularly scheduled...
  • The man who toyed with his affections

    The man who toyed with his affections
    When I met my husband, Brandon, online, we covered most of the essentials over email. I knew he lived in Murrieta, 53 miles from my Seal Beach home. I knew he was a widower. I also knew he had a freezer stocked with microwaveable pocket sandwiches...
  • Horror cinema: A valentine to genre favorites from two admirers

     
    At this time of year the cinematic conversation usually is centered on Oscar front-runners, or the best titles that screened […]...
  • A mosaic-loving family's journey of many tiles

    A mosaic-loving family's journey of many tiles
    The transformation started simply enough, with a molded ceramic tile of a flower framed by Celtic tracery. Neither Aziz nor Louise Farnam can recall now where they found the periwinkle square, but, at their son Amiel's urging, they glued it to the...