| Jan 8, 2013
| 12:21 PM
The Swann Gallery in New York is holding a large auction of 20th century illustrations that features the works of Maurice Sendak. There are many books by Sendak and those he illustrated, some original sketches, signed books and a first edition of "Where...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 6:34 PM
East Jordan Sno-Blast
Sno-Blast winter festival is Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 12-13, in East Jordan. Saturday events at snowmobiler's club include, with $3 all-day admission: concessions 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; antique sled show 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; frozen pancake toss...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 3:01 PM
There’s an old baseball legend about a hitter who takes a called third strike. He’s so upset with the umpire that he takes his bat and gives it a mighty heave into the stratosphere. The ump gazes up at the soaring object and says, “Son,...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 4:30 PM
ABC Family's stockings were stuffed this holiday season, as the net's "25 Days of Christmas" wrapped at record ratings levels.
Nielsen estimates that this year's event averaged 2.8 million viewers, up 17% vs. last year (2.4 million). "25 Days" also...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 8:54 PM
I've written this 15th annual Holiday Quiz column in advance and buried a copy in a sealed container.
This way, if civilization is wiped out by the Mayan Apocalypse, future space explorers may be able to dig it up and discover how remarkably intelligent...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 3:18 PM
One of the two men who died Friday after a head-on crash in Chambersburg, Pa., was a media specialist at Western Heights Middle School, Western Heights Principal Michael Kuhaneck confirmed Sunday.
Dean Schroeder was the media specialist at the middle...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Tomorrow is my least favorite minor holiday, April Fools' Day.
The Internet tells me that the origin of April 1 being a day for this sort of so-called merriment may be Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales," a book-length collection of stories written in...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Laguna Art Museum
307 Cliff Drive
Open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays and Fridays through Sundays; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays; and closed Wednesdays. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:36 AM
The studio plans a new logo, a new historical focus on the tram tour attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood and will restore 13 films and introduce a 100th anniversary collector’s series on DVD....
| Jan 20, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A class of Massachusetts fourth-graders has launched a petition drive targeting Universal Pictures' marketing of "The Lorax" movie....
| Jan 23, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The American Library Assn. announced the 2012 winners of its annual Newbery, Caldecott, Printz and other awards Monday in Dallas. The awards are given to authors and illustrators of books, audio books and videos for children and young adults. Jack......