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  • Beware the tpyo

    If you tell me that you have never typed it’s for its, I will be compelled, reluctantly, to say that you are a damned liar. It’s for its must be one of the most common spelling errors in English, cropping up even in edited prose and the...
  • Top 3 Books: Young adult fiction

    JACKABY By William Ritter (Algonquin Young Readers, $16.95) A modern Sherlock novel with a supernatural twist, the title is also the name of the delightfully different main character. Jackaby solves murders, and much like Sherlock, he sees the most...
  • The 'Insurgent' tour of Chicago

    The 'Insurgent' tour of Chicago
    In a war-torn future, civilization has split into five factions, including Dauntless for the brave, Erudite for the intelligent and Candor for the honest. That's the premise behind the smash-hit "Divergent" trilogy by local author Veronica Roth, who...
  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Innovative theater on new Holland America ship On Holland America Line’s new Koningsdam, a new main theater design will surround the audience with a 270-degree LED...
  • New Pico Iyer book focuses on traveling 'Nowhere'

    New Pico Iyer book focuses on traveling 'Nowhere'
    I first encountered Pico Iyer in 1991. My wife and I were on our way to the Philippines for a two-year teaching stint at a college in a remote province. I wanted to write about the experience, so in preparation I read all of the travel essays I could...
  • Movie review: 'Deceased' mocks the 'Dead'

    If Hollywood were to adopt "The Walking Deceased" business model, they'd never spend another dime on actors, known writers and L.A. film crews for a horror spoof. It would be the end of the "Scary Movie" phenomenon as we know it. Because "Walking...
  • Catching Up With ... Ex-Terps basketball star Will Hetzel

    Catching Up With ... Ex-Terps basketball star Will Hetzel
    At 67, Will Hetzel writes poetry, speaks his liberal mind and revels in the psychedelic music of the late Richie Havens and The Jefferson Airplane. That he did the same in 1968, as a Maryland basketball star, caused quite a stir in College Park. Hetzel,...
  • 'The Walking Deceased' a good-natured spoof of zombie subgenre

    'The Walking Deceased' a good-natured spoof of zombie subgenre
    "The Walking Deceased," a good-natured parody of living-dead horror movies, follows survivors of a zombie apocalypse as they make a run for the Safe Haven Ranch in the middle of nowhere. As with Edgar Wright's 2004 "Shaun of the Dead," "The Walking...
  • Me, My Shelf and I: Anthony Romero and Abigail Satinsky

    Me, My Shelf and I: Anthony Romero and Abigail Satinsky
    "This book is about how to intellectually be together," says Abigail Satinsky, associate director of Threewalls, pulling out a copy of "The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning & Black Study," by Stefano Harney and Fred Moten. "It's about how everyday social...
  • L.A. theater openings, March 22-29: 'The White Snake' and more

    L.A. theater openings, March 22-29: 'The White Snake' and more
    An ancient Chinese fable is retold in "The White Snake," and what's past is prologue in the "Macbeth" sequel "Dunsinane." Also, Parson's Nose stages the last play Abraham Lincoln ever saw: "Our American Cousin." Anne Steele EP Release The singer-...
  • Author To Discuss 'Remarkable Women of Hartford'

    Author To Discuss 'Remarkable Women of Hartford'
    Harriet Beecher Stowe, Beatrice Fox Auerbach and Ella Grasso are among 12 women profiled in "Remarkable Women of Hartford" (The History Press, $19.99), a book whose author will give a free talk Wednesday, March 25, at 2 p.m. at the Community Services...