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  • Reading -- and thinking -- about memory

    It’s been an interesting week for reading about memory. First, there was Jill Lepore’s terrific piece in the New Yorker about the Internet Archive, which is, perhaps, my favorite destination on the Web. Then, Wednesday morning came an essay at Ploughshares by Megan Mayhew Bergman called “The Writer as Collector,” which examines what Walter Benjamin once called “our mysterious relationship to ownership.”
  • Major League Football to include team in Orlando

    Major League Football to include team in Orlando
    Soon after the Super Bowl ends Sunday night, a familiar feeling will set in among football fans. And it won't be just euphoria or disappointment, depending on the rooting interest. It's called withdrawal. "We all, after Sunday, are going to be...

    For wealthy tech entrepreneur, a timely connection

    For wealthy tech entrepreneur, a timely connection
    The gig: Chester J. Pipkin is the founder, chief executive and chairman of Belkin International. He started the Playa Vista company in his parents' Hawthorne garage in the early 1980s. The company capitalized on the early explosion in personal computing,...

    Billy Joel announces record-breaking fourth show at Philly's Citizens Bank Park

    Billy Joel announces record-breaking fourth show at Philly's Citizens Bank Park
    Singer Billy Joel, for whom many Lehigh Valley residents have a soft spot in their hearts -- or cringe at -- because of his 1982 hit "Allentown" -- will return to Philadelphia's Citizens Bank Park on Aug. 13 for a record-breaking fourth show at the venue,...

    Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Collecting war stories seldom told

    Harold Krebs was like any other boy in the one-horse Oklahoma town. The only difference was, he returned from World War I well after the Marine Second Division came home. Krebs arrived home too late to a hero’s welcome and struggled with integrating...