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  • Literary highlights of Comic-Con

     
    Edgar Allen Poe and John Milton had their time in the sun at San Diego's Comic-Con....
  • Florida insults veterans and the public

     
    In anĀ attempt to honor Florida's veterans, theĀ Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs managed to insult not only veterans but also minorities and virtually all rational people who inhabit the state. This courtesy of Mike Prendergast, the former Rick...
  • Djimon Hounsou is the Angel of Death in the new ‘Paradise Lost’

     
    John Milton's epic poem is getting the Alex “The Crow” Proyas treatment early next year. He's landed Bradley Cooper to play Lucifer and Benjamin Walker as his Michael. And now there's an Angel of Death for the film. The great Djimon Hounsou...
  • The Morning Fix: Google's entertainment device, 'The Vow' looks hot

     
    After the coffee. Before reading Steve Jobs' FBI file. The Skinny: The final thing I did before falling asleep Thursday night was watch "Top Chef" (I'm a day behind) and get worked up about how mean all the chefs are......
  • Armando Iannucci talks political satire and new HBO series 'Veep'

     
    In the middle of a publicity blitz for “Veep,” the new HBO comedy series premiering Sunday that stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus as a frustrated vice president, Armando Iannucci is holed up at the Trump International Hotel on Columbus Circle in...
  • A gold mine of documents on religious freedom

    A gold mine of documents on religious freedom
    How many times have you heard or read a rant about what the Founding Fathers "really" said? Now you can find out for yourself -- in their own words -- on Sacred Texts. This gold mine of a website, housed at the University of Virginia, stocks such...
  • Watchdog: Buses miss North Baltimore stop without sign

    The problem: A bus stop in Homeland has been missing for months. The backstory: Tyler Corkum has exhibited patience that one might not expect from a college student. The rising Drexel University sophomore contacted Watchdog in May about a missing bus...
  • Reel Critics: 'Drive Angry' could be Nicolas Cage's career killer

    Nicolas Cage became famous for his distinctive work in offbeat movies like "Raising Arizona," "Red Rock West" and "Leaving Las Vegas." But for many years now, Cage has been earning big paychecks doing a Bruce Willis imitation in several action thrillers...
  • Deborah Harkness' 'A Discovery of Witches' started with airport bookstores

    Deborah Harkness' 'A Discovery of Witches' started with airport bookstores
    Sometimes inspiration comes in the unlikeliest places. While vacationing in Puerto Vallarta in fall 2008, USC professor Deborah Harkness, a historian of science, was consumed with the upcoming bicentenary of Charles Darwin's birth, but the rest of the...
  • New leaf

    New leaf
    To understand why the hiring of Brian Bannon as Chicago's public library commissioner caused a more-than-ordinary stir, let us quote a learned cultural authority. That authority is not Socrates. It is not Shakespeare. It is not Goethe. Nor is it...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, June 24 Jazz in the Village Author-singer-songwriter John Milton Wesley appears for a live performance for the first time since 1976 at 6 p.m. at Oakland Mills Interfaith Center, 5885 Robert Oliver Place in Columbia. Free. Information: 410-730-...