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  • The God Squad: Let hope lead away from loneliness

    Question: I'm divorced and never remarried. My parents are deceased and my two children are grown. I recently relocated and am trying to make connections, but that's much harder to do later in life. I'm lonely and have even started thinking this will be...
  • Grasmick's last day marks end of an era

    Grasmick's last day marks end of an era
    As a senior at Western High School, Nancy S. Grasmick imagined becoming a pediatrician, but a near-fatal reaction to penicillin left her deaf and altered her life. In the first few months of adjusting to her new world, she became obsessed with Helen...
  • Love Notes: So many differences, all so irrelevant

    Love Notes: So many differences, all so irrelevant
    Janice Patterson remembers calling her mother to announce she was engaged. There wasn't much excitement on the other end of the line. "She said, 'Well, I'll tell your father. It's your life,' Janice recalls. "Then she said, 'I have to get off the...
  • Bristol Palin! Advice for the new author! (Fewer exclamation points!)

     
    Bristol Palin lived a fairly ordinary childhood until the national spotlight/pregnancy thing. But is it enough to write a memoir? Apparently so....
  • Theater review: 'God's Ear' at the Zephyr Theatre

     
    "God's Ear," by Jenny Schwartz, opens at the Zephyr Theatre....
  • Oscars by the Numbers

     
    Surprising stats from the most famous awards show of them all...
  • ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’: Harper Lee ‘deeply honored’ by Obama

     
    Peck has some memorable colleagues on the film. Horton Foote won the Oscar for adapting Lee's novel. Robert Mulligan was nominated for directing the black-and-white classic. Mary Badham was nominated for supporting actress for her touching performance...
  • “Dance Moms” recap: A Tale of [Those] Two [Other] Studios

     
    I'm troubled, Dance Moms Nation. No, not about the overall feeling of discord and dread that seems to have permeated Pittsburgh. No, not about the conspicuous lack off attention my beloved Ohio sign is getting thus far. Not even about how much sleep...
  • The actress who stands up to Billy Petersen

    The actress who stands up to Billy Petersen
    Mattie Hawkinson's soft voice takes on an edge as the actress tells me bluntly: "I did not want to be in a sexy rape play." We're sitting backstage at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, where Hawkinson is starring in David Harrower's "Blackbird," a...
  • Movie review: I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell -- 1 out of 5 stars

    Movie review: I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell -- 1 out of 5 stars
    I have no idea if they serve beer in hell. But I have some notion of what might be playing at the Hades AMC 20. It's I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell, probably on a double bill with All About Steve. Tucker Max, an Internet and publishing phenomenon...
  • 'I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell'

    I have no idea if they serve beer in hell. But I have some notion of what might be playing at the Hades AMC 20. It's "I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell," probably on a double bill with " All About Steve." Tucker Max, an Internet and publishing phenomenon...