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  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: The Christmas truce

    Only through a poet’s verse do we understand what happened the first Christmas night. John Milton’s poem, “The Hymn,” paints a picture of what must have been. “… No war, or battle's sound, was heard the world around;ż...
  • Marriage and conversation

    We've been hearing a lot about marriage lately from celibate clergy and other experts, so I thought that a layman's prspective might be of interest. Much of the talk keeps returning to procreation as the fundamental component of marriage, presumably...
  • Back to the future of liberalism?

    Robert B. Reich brings new meaning to the phrase "hope springs eternal" when he writes that the "regressive right wing of American politics" might ignite a new era of liberalism ("The regressive right-wing reawakens a progressive America," Oct. 20). Lets...
  • BMA assembles a world 'Series' of printmakers

    BMA assembles a world 'Series' of printmakers
    Sometimes a single image just won't do. Printmakers often work in a series, enabling them to literally explore variations with their subject matter and technique. The Baltimore Museum of Art exhibit "Print By Print: Series from Durer to Lichtenstein"...
  • "Woodrow Wilson: A Biography" by John Milton Cooper, Jr.

    "Woodrow Wilson: A Biography" by John Milton Cooper, Jr.
    "Woodrow Wilson: A Biography" By John Milton Cooper, Jr. Random House, 702 pages, $35 President Woodrow Wilson, a confidant confided in his diary shortly after World War I, "will probably go down in history as the greatest figure of his time, and I hope,...
  • James Thorpe dies at 93; former director of the Huntington Library put it on the map

    James Thorpe, former director of the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens who helped raise the public profile of the institution, turning it into one of Southern California's leading educational and cultural centers, has died. He...
  • Good eggs, cracks and all

    Good eggs, cracks and all
    Posh is telling me how she knows someone who knows someone with "a farm in mid-state," where if you give the woman empty egg cartons, she'll fill them with fresh eggs for free. "Wonder if you gave her an empty bacon package?" I ask. "Yeah, Mom, would...
  • A new volume on Milton shows us the Devil in his details

    A new volume on Milton shows us the Devil in his details
    WAS JOHN MILTON a student of the occult? I had forgotten just how extensive his grasp of demonology was until the publication of a new edition of "Paradise Lost" (Modern Library: 424 pp., $11 paper), annotated and introduced by William Kerrigan, John...
  • 2010 Pulitzer Prizes announced

     
    The winners for the Pulitzer Prizes and all finalists have been announced. There were prizes awarded in all five book categories. Biography winner: "The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt" by T.J Stiles. Finalists: "Cheever: A Life" by......
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, May 4, 1960

     
    Forest Lawn doesn’t want Caryl Chessman’s ashes! May 4, 1960: John Milton Addison is a spellbinder without peer. He’s a millionaire who claims he isn’t selling anything but himself, Paul Coates says....
  • Wayne Thiebaud's Pop art license plate design

     
    In 1994, the year President Clinton presented the National Medal of Arts to painter Wayne Thiebaud, the artist's design for California's first specialty license plate began turning up on streets and freeways around the state. As graphic design it's...