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  • Comic book roundup: 'Adventure Time: Candy Capers,' more

    Comic book roundup: 'Adventure Time: Candy Capers,' more
    Adventure Time: Candy Capers Mathematical Edition written by Ananth Panagariya and Yuko Ota, illustrated by Ian McGinty, KaBOOM!, 160 pages, $29.99 History is written by the winners, and comics history is often reduced to Marvel vs. DC. Those...
  • Reader Feedback Feb. 3: Maps, grammar police, best-seller lists

    Local maps mistake •Jerry, Hampton: Fourth page on Friday, Jan. 30: Unless something happened while I was asleep, Isle of Wight is south of the James River, not north of the York River. I think somebody got the wrong map. Why don't we have a map...
  • Leonard Nimoy dies at 83: A look back at his life in pictures

     
    Leonard Nimoy, who played the iconic “Star Trek” character Mr. Spock, died Friday in Bel-Air. The 83-year-old actor had end-stage […]...
  • How to raise a reader

    How to raise a reader
    Kids become lifelong readers for all kinds of reasons. Sometimes there’s one key book that captures a kid’s imagination and opens him or her up to the exciting world of fiction. Other times, a teacher who assigns great books in class sparks...
  • Harrison Ford to reprise ‘Blade Runner’ role in sequel

     
    More than three decades after Harrison Ford starred as android-hunter Rick Deckard in Ridley Scott's “Blade Runner,” the 72-year-old actor […]...
  • Elena Shateni on going to Mars -- and never coming back

    Elena Shateni on going to Mars -- and never coming back
    In a decade or so, when most people her age will be retiring from their working lives, Elena Shateni, now 58, plans to be starting a new life planting the human flag on Mars. Or so she hopes. The Santa Monica holistic medicine specialist is one of 100...
  • The Vibrant, Far-Out, Futuristic Art Of Karl Lund At NBMAA

    The Vibrant, Far-Out, Futuristic Art Of Karl Lund At NBMAA
    For the artist Karl Lund, the future is yesterday. His dramatic canvasses, roiling with action and color, are built on a fertile foundation of boyhood fascinations with futurist science fiction, comic books and psychedelic posters, but they're also...
  • Motherhood Inspires Career Change From Teacher To Author

    Motherhood Inspires Career Change From Teacher To Author
    It's a familiar scenario for many of us. Mansfield's Heather Webb didn't know how to juggle her job as a high school French teacher with raising her two small kids, two years apart. "I resigned and it was heart wrenching because I loved the school where I...
  • Harry Potter fans flock to Universal Orlando's annual celebration

    Harry Potter fans flock to Universal Orlando's annual celebration
    Harry Potter fans dressed in their finest wizard garb and greeted cast members of the movie franchise at Universal Orlando on Saturday with shouts and squeals. As part of the weekend's "Celebration of Harry Potter," James and Oliver Phelps, Evanna Lynch...
  • Sundance 2015: How 'Diary of a Teenage Girl' one-ups 'An Education'

    Sundance 2015: How 'Diary of a Teenage Girl' one-ups 'An Education'
    Maybe it's something about the word "girl" in the title. Or maybe it's what happens when you make a coming-of-age movie with animation. A number of factors may be at play. But as Sundance heads into its final phase, it’s clear that "Me and Earl...
  • In literature, new attention to old age, dying

    In literature, new attention to old age, dying
    "O dark dark dark. They all go into the dark …" —T.S. Eliot, "Four Quartets" The Angel of Death — also known as the Old Ferryman, the Fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse or Mr. G. Reaper himself — is cutting a wider swath than...