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  • 'Biblical Conspiracies': Was Jesus married?

    'Biblical Conspiracies': Was Jesus married?
    Science Channel likes to bill itself as "the network that dares to question everything," and it will offer the four-part "Biblical Conspiracies" in the holiday season. Part one, called "Nails of the Cross," airs at 9 p.m. Sunday. The episode looks at...
  • Daphne Durham leaves Amazon Publishing

    A little more than a year after taking the helm of Amazon Publishing, Daphne Durham is leaving the company. Amazon confirmed Durham's departure, which was first reported by Publishers Weekly. The company declined to make Durham or Mikyla Bruder, who will...
  • Grammys preview: Sam Smith, Beyonce, Iggy Azalea lead L.A. Times' nominee picks

    Grammys preview: Sam Smith, Beyonce, Iggy Azalea lead L.A. Times' nominee picks
    Before the Grammy nominations are revealed Friday, members of the Los Angeles Times music staff were polled for their picks in the big four categories (album of the year, record of the year, song of the year and best new artist). There were predictions,...
  • Ferguson too complicated for easy allegory

    Ferguson too complicated for easy allegory
    The day after it was announced that Ferguson, Mo., Officer Darren Wilson would not be charged in the slaying of Michael Brown, the president for a second time called for calm. His statement was measured, careful and responsible. He condemned violence...
  • Patrick Modiano accepts the Nobel, speaks of memory and oblivion

    Patrick Modiano accepts the Nobel, speaks of memory and oblivion
    When French writer Patrick Modiano was named winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature earlier this year, American readers were caught by surprise. Only a handful of the novelist's books had been published in the U.S., leaving many American book lovers...
  • Authors presenting Jewish-themed books

    Authors presenting Jewish-themed books
    The 2014 Miami Book Fair International includes a Jewish flavor. Several authors will present Jewish-themed books during the fair that runs through Nov. 23 at Miami-Dade College's Wolfson Campus, 300 NE 2nd Ave. in Miami. One of the books being...
  • Residents hear plans for library renovation

    Tolland residents had a chance to view the proposed architectural plans for the renovations of the Tolland Public Library, as architects Ken Best and Alan Johnson from the firm of DRA Architects gave a presentation and an opportunity for feedback at the...
  • 'Black Mirror' now streaming on Netflix

    'Black Mirror' now streaming on Netflix
    "Black Mirror," a widely talked about and highly regarded British science fiction series, is now streaming on Netflix in the United States.  Created by Charlie Brooker, the miniseries shows the dark side of life and technology.  Think about it as a...
  • R. Crumb reflects on 'The Complete Zap Comix'

    R. Crumb reflects on 'The Complete Zap Comix'
    Culturally, physically, scatologically — it's hard to overstate "The Complete Zap Comix." Let's start with the thing itself: If I threw it at your head, and landed a solid strike, I might end you. It weighs 20 pounds, stands more than a foot...
  • Animals As Leaders at the forefront of a sonic surge

    Animals As Leaders at the forefront of a sonic surge
    Animals as Leaders frontman Tosin Abasi is one of the most-revered guitarists in metal. He's also African-American. When he walks into the club the night of a show, sometimes this happens: "They'll be like, 'Can I help you, sir?' Because obviously I'm...
  • Eddie Redmayne is feeling the love

    Eddie Redmayne is feeling the love
    At a recent downtown Chicago screening of "The Theory of Everything," several younger women attempted, one by one, to turn the post-screening question-and-answer session into a post-show swoon-and-rave, never mind the questions part. Variations on "I...