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  • Cruel and usual punishment in jails and prisons

    The 8th Amendment bans cruel and unusual punishment. Yet it happens every day in prisons across the country. Putting aside capital punishment, which I would argue is cruel and unusual on its face, Americans are ignoring a host of horrific conditions...
  • Antique rescue makes chest better than old

    Antique rescue makes chest better than old
    One stomach-sinking morning last week, I went into my garage to find my 200-year-old, hand-painted, Hungarian chest blooming with green mold. I was ill. This lovely antique was now doomed for the funeral pyre because I'd stuck it in my hot, damp garage....
  • Leonid Bershidsky: Ukraine is toppling Lenin 20 years too late

    Leonid Bershidsky: Ukraine is toppling Lenin 20 years too late
    The Lenin statue in Kharkiv was the biggest in Ukraine. Perhaps that's why it lasted longer than most, escaping what has been called the Leninfall — the mass tear down of monuments to the Soviet Union's founder that Ukraine's Euromaidan revolution...
  • Steven Millhauser to appear at W&M on Thursday

    Steven Millhauser to appear at W&M on Thursday
    Steven Millhauser, whose novel “Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer” won the 1997 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, will appear at The College of William and Mary, 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2. In this third installment of the Patrick...
  • ‘Afterlife With Archie': Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa talks horror, movie plans

     
    The spotlight was on Riverdale’s dark side during the “Afterlife With Archie” panel with writer and Archie Comics chief creative […]...
  • Long Beach Comic Con: Lois Lane and the advancement of women in comics

     
    Lois Lane may be the most famous woman in comics, and the fearless Daily Planet journalist got her due from […]...
  • Book Festival gets positive reviews on Inner Harbor move

    Book Festival gets positive reviews on Inner Harbor move
    The Baltimore Book Festival, once an annual staple in Mount Vernon Square, is smack dab in the touristy Inner Harbor this year, a move that got mostly positive reviews Saturday. Some who took part in the festival in Mount Vernon say they miss the venue...
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Poquoson Learning Garden showcases different ways to grow your green thumb

    In Poquoson, York/Poquoson master gardeners are creating yet another learning garden for community education and enjoyment. In 1994, York master gardeners established a learning garden adjacent to the county complex on Goodwin Neck Road off Route 17...
  • Highsmith's 'Two Faces' caught director's eye

    Highsmith's 'Two Faces' caught director's eye
    American novelist Patricia Highsmith was a master of the psychological thriller who attracted the eye of so many filmmakers. Alfred Hitchcock's 1951 version of her first book, "Strangers on a Train," is one of his cinematic masterpieces. Rene Clement in...
  • Spanking: No matter your view, there are alternatives

    Spanking: No matter your view, there are alternatives
    America is a nation intensely divided on the issue of spanking young children.  Leading child development organizations such as The America Academy of Pediatrics, the American Psychological Association and the National Association for the Education of...
  • 9 things that I like, autumn edition

    9 things that I like, autumn edition
    Every now and then I make a list of nine things I've liked lately. Here's one for autumn. 1. The forest preserves of Cook County I know lots of people who lament that they don't visit the forest preserves enough. I'm one, and I was reminded of it last...