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  • Diamond in the rough: Severna Park author pens, self-publishes baseball novel

    Stephanie Verni has never dated a baseball player but after reading her novel "Baseball Girl", you'll wish she did. Published March 6, the novel follows Francesca Milli, a 19-year-old college student dealing with the death of her father. After his...
  • Men wield power in hellish times, lay the groundwork

    "Wolf Hall," the Man Booker Prize-winning historical novel about the court of Henry VIII — and most dramatically, the conflict between Thomas Cromwell and Sir Thomas More — is now a TV series (presented on PBS). It is maddeningly good....
  • 'Cars can't fly' (Yes, they can! See: 'Furious 7'!) and other falsehoods

    As chairman of the Movie Truth Police Council, I am pleased to announce an exciting new phase in our mission of combating movie misinformation. We will no longer limit ourselves to films based on true stories — historical dramas, biopics, Woody...
  • Crime and mystery writer Ruth Rendell dies at 85

    Mystery writer Ruth Rendell, who brought psychological insight and social conscience to the classic British detective story, has died at the age of 85. Publisher Penguin Random House said Rendell — best known for the Inspector Wexford series of...
  • Faith and Values: Some films, shows and books include spiritually astute scenes

    I've been haunted — fascinated — by screens: movie screens, television screens, computer screens. For a long time, as the following example suggests. "Long ago, rain fell on mud and became rock … half a billion years ago …...
  • What's opening in theaters next week

    "Hot Pursuit" (PG-13): An uptight cop (Reese Witherspoon) and a drug lord's widow (Sofia Vergara) elude killers and crooked cops during a mad dash across Texas. "Far From the Madding Crowd" (PG-13): Carey Mulligan, Tom Sturridge and Michael Sheen star in...
  • Blackhawks fan fiction takes Toews off the ice

    Blackhawks fan fiction takes Toews off the ice
    The fantasy goes like this: Shaylin falls hard for a Chicago Blackhawk, and there's no going back to ordinary life! She had never dreamed she would meet a professional hockey player, let alone date a professional hockey player!! Now her world would...
  • Michaelangelo Matos discusses how electronic dance music got its wattage

    Michaelangelo Matos discusses how electronic dance music got its wattage
    From its humble American beginnings as house music in Chicago, techno in Detroit and rave music in England, the genre now known as electronic dance music has become a billion-dollar business. Superstar DJs earn tens of millions of dollars annually;...
  • L.A. theater openings: 'An L.A. Journey - The Story of Lorenzo Alfredo' and more

    L.A. theater openings: 'An L.A. Journey - The Story of Lorenzo Alfredo' and more
    A young orphan makes his way from Guatemela to the U.S. in a new play, "The House of Yes" gets a revival, and a theater troupe tours 16th-century Europe in "I Gelosi." Plus, not one but two musical salutes to a certain Swedish quartet. ABBAMANIA Tribute...
  • Saturn Awards: Noah Wyle and Grant Gustin among special honorees

     
    Score one for the librarian. Noah Wyle, whose post-“ER” credits include roles as academics-turned-heroes tasked with saving the world in […]...
  • A literary classic returns to the screen

    It's been 141 years since Thomas Hardy's debut novel "Far From the Madding Crowd" was published, and this weekend it returns to movie screens with a new adaptation starring Carey Mulligan. The book tells the story of Bathsheba Everdene, a spirited...