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  • 'Good Catch' explores state's fishing culture

    'Good Catch' explores state's fishing culture
    After 26 years as food editor at the Orlando Sentinel, Heather McPherson knows a lot about food in Florida. "I like to think I do," she says. "But what I think is really exciting and what keeps me in this job is that I'm still finding surprises." Many...
  • Though her purple hair shows no silver, Dame Edna prepares to retire

    Though her purple hair shows no silver, Dame Edna prepares to retire
    Barry Humphries sat at a table overlooking the pool of his Beverly Hills hotel and blew his nose. He had just arrived from his home in London and was suffering with a common cold — something it's hard to imagine ever getting the better of his...
  • The Biblioracle: A Year of Books with Facebook

    The Biblioracle: A Year of Books with Facebook
    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is starting a book club. My question: Who brings the wine? Is there an app for that? Zuckerberg announced the book club on — where else? — Facebook. He intends to read a book every other week for an entire...
  • No easy laughs: Q&A with Matt Stone of 'South Park' and 'The Book of Mormon'

    No easy laughs: Q&A with Matt Stone of 'South Park' and 'The Book of Mormon'
    When Joseph Smith Jr. published The Book of Mormon in 1830, he likely wasn't expecting that an outrageously profane musical that purloined his golden title would dominate the 2011 Tony Awards. Then again, he probably wasn't anticipating "South Park"...
  • Book publishing shocker: That boy didn't actually come back from heaven!

    Book publishing shocker: That boy didn't actually come back from heaven!
    The secular world is having a good guffaw over the embarrassment of Tyndale House, a Christian book publisher that announced last week it was withdrawing from print its bestseller "The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven." The reason: The book's co-author...
  • Ridiculing of leaders through satire has a long history

    More than a million people — including a camera-friendly rack of world leaders — took to the streets of Paris last weekend to march in support of free expression in the wake of the killing of cartoonists and others at the satirical magazine...
  • Readers also struggle at working from home

     Readers also struggle at working from home
    I had the pleasure of interviewing Cheryl Strayed over the weekend at the Chicago Travel and Adventure Show, where hundreds of people packed the Rosemont Convention Center's makeshift auditorium to hear the "Wild" author share her thoughts on writing,...
  • CT Chef Contributes to Award Winning Book

    CT Chef Contributes to Award Winning Book
    Nutrition to the Rescue! A book called The Green Box League of Nutritious Justice, co-authored by Plantsville chef Peter Crouth, was recently honored by The Mom's Choice Awards, a globally recognized program that evaluates products and services...
  • Virgil and Lenny: Their words about music defined an era

    Virgil and Lenny: Their words about music defined an era
    They don't make American icons like Virgil Thomson and Leonard Bernstein anymore. For decades during the last century, each artist reigned with unchallenged authority in his particular sphere, Thomson as the nation's most brilliant and erudite music...
  • Orlando for book lovers

    Orlando for book lovers
    Neither man nor Wingman can live on drinks alone, which is why we interrupt our regularly scheduled night-life column for a detour into the literary life, my other favorite pastime. The two intersect more often than you might think. Central Florida is...
  • A look at poverty in America, from the inside

    A look at poverty in America, from the inside
    One little-recognized reality of poverty in America is how closely it lurks beneath the surface of even a successful professional life. A bad career turn, a couple of financial missteps, and -- here comes the dizzying plunge from middle class to...