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  • "Spank! Harder" comes to Parker Playhouse

    "Spank! Harder" comes to Parker Playhouse
    The “mommy porn” publishing phenomenon “Fifty Shades of Grey” had two follow-ups.  So it should be no big surprise that last year’s theatrical parody has already whipped up a sequel. “Spank! Harder” takes...
  • Getting to the heart of why social media works

    Why do online social networking sites exist? This is not a rhetorical question. Why were they not just a quickly passing fad? Two decades after the concept came to prominence, why are more than 500 million people still flocking to sites such as...
  • Lake County Soccer Club registering players 4 to 14

    Lake County Soccer Club is accepting registration for ages 4 to 14 for the fall season of Friday night soccer in Sorrento and Tavares. Players practice once a week with their assigned team and are given the option to attend an additional weekly...
  • James Patterson will give a book to every New York City 6th grader

    James Patterson will give a book to every New York City 6th grader
    Mega bestselling author James Patterson announced Monday that he will give close to 45,000 books -- one for every sixth grader in the New York City Public School system -- to students before the school year is out. The idea is to jump-start kids'...
  • PASSINGS: Avraham Shalom; Charles Barsotti; Eric Hill

     Avraham Shalom dies at 86; led the Israeli security service Avraham Shalom, 86, a former director of Israel's Shin Bet security service who led the agency through some of its greatest achievements before resigning in disgrace, died Thursday in Tel...
  • Kirk Douglas looks back at 60 years of marriage

    In 1953, I was a successful movie star arriving in Paris for the first time. I knew no one and spoke no French. It wouldn't be a problem. Beautiful Parisians might love to be seen with Kirk Douglas, the Hollywood leading man, even though they never...
  • Daniel Keyes, author of 1966 novel 'Flowers for Algernon,' dies at 86

    Daniel Keyes, author of 1966 novel 'Flowers for Algernon,' dies at 86
    Daniel Keyes, whose fascination with the workings of the mind drove a writing career that produced the classic 1966 novel "Flowers for Algernon," died Sunday at his South Florida home from complications of pneumonia, his family said. He was 86. "Flowers...
  • J.D. Salinger fascination drives two new books

    J.D. Salinger fascination drives two new books
    The famously reclusive J.D. Salinger wouldn't allow himself to be known. And yet assorted authors continue to probe his life. Inevitably, they are forced to reiterate the same few scattered facts other scribes have pored over before. That's the fate...
  • Author Jennifer Weiner Comes Home To CT For March Of Dimes Fundraiser

    Author Jennifer Weiner Comes Home To CT  For March Of Dimes Fundraiser
    It's summer reading time and for many, past beach reads have included such books as "Good In Bed" and "In Her Shoes." But what you might not know is the popular author of those best-selling books, Jennifer Weiner, hails from Simsbury and has a hot-off-...
  • Binge Viewing is Forcing Showrunners to Evolve

    Binge-viewing is one of the most profound changes to hit the smallscreen business in memory, a revolution in the way TV is distributed and consumed. By Advanced Television's estimate, 70% of U.S. viewers self-identify as "binge-ers," and Netflix's...
  • In Amazon battle, book culture is the casualty

    In Amazon battle, book culture is the casualty
    About a month ago I quit Amazon cold turkey, and I feel great. I have bought nothing from Amazon since May 16. Not a book, not a DVD, not an MP3. After years of purchasing pop culture from the mega e-retailer at an embarrassing pace — even as I...