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  • Philip Fradkin dies at 77; environmental writer chronicled the West

    Philip Fradkin dies at 77; environmental writer chronicled the West
    Philip L. Fradkin, a native New Yorker whose fascination with the West turned him into an astute chronicler of the region's history and environmental legacy in books on such topics as the great San Francisco earthquake, nuclear test fallout in Nevada...
  • The good, the bad and the other bad: the Moby book trailer awards

     
    A look at book trailers - the good, the awful and what's missing from the Moby awards....
  • 'Teen Wolf' Season 2: 'Dawson's Creek' star John Wesley Shipp gets mad

     
    Of course, we know Shipp best from his role as Mitch, Dawson's ill-fated father, on "Dawson's Creek," but he's also got a following for his superhero role as "The Flash," in the early '90s....
  • XPoNential Festival of indie music in Phily keeps on growing forward

     
    In its 18 years, the XPoNential Music Festival has seen seismic changes. It started as the All About the Music Festival of radio station WXPN-FM, the public radio station based at the University of Pennsylvania, and for its first five......
  • Center stage: middle-class African Americans

    Center stage: middle-class African Americans
    Guess who's coming to the beach barbecue this summer? Middle-class African Americans, that's who. In two new critically esteemed works, Lydia Diamond's play "Stick Fly" and Colson Whitehead's just-published semiautobiographical novel "Sag Harbor"...
  • Drama along the Grand Canyon North Rim

    Grand Canyon North Rim, Arizona My brother, John, loves deserts, slot canyons, mesas, buttes and treacherous dirt roads. At home, he pores over U.S. Geological Survey maps, dog-ears pages in hiking books, studies dry treatises on the archaeology and...
  • In Theory: How can Pilot better cover religion in Newport-Mesa

    How could the Daily Pilot do a better job of covering religion and spirituality in the Newport-Mesa area? What are some of the local issues or stories about your church, synagogue, mosque or temple that need to be told? Faith communities contribute...
  • Dressing the set and the people of HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire'

    The world of Atlantic City, N.J., in 1920 is not so far removed from our own in many ways -- houses have electricity, people talk on telephones and drive cars, men wear suits and ties, and women wear shorter skirts. But for all the ways it's similar, it's...
  • Following in hero's adventuring footsteps

    The year was 1965. That was the year I fell in love with baseball and history. It happened in Miss Tomlinson's fifth-grade class at Crestview Elementary School in Merriam, Kan. We had the Kansas City Athletics, but they were a last-place mess that went...
  • Feds OK project to drill under, not on, wild areas

    Feds OK project to drill under, not on, wild areas
    SALT LAKE CITY – An energy company received federal approval Thursday to open one of Utah's biggest natural gas fields by agreeing to use new technology to drill under wild areas, instead of on top of them. The Bureau of Land Management's approval of...
  • In Theory: Can people be possessed?

    In Theory Question: A group of Catholic bishops gathered in Baltimore last week to examine what scripture and canon law have to say about exorcism. According to CNN's Belief Blog, bishops will look at what the Bible says, "paying careful attention to...