| Nov 28, 2011
| 11:20 AM
Juan Williams, Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m., $30, The Mark Twain House and Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, (860) 247-0998, marktwainhouse.org.
Juan Williams' recent bestseller, Muzzled: The Assault on Honest Debate, talks about his firing from his NPR...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 9:47 AM
Employers won the following special awards for outstanding responses by their employees to each statement shown.
LEADERSHIP "I have confidence in the leader of this company"
Large: Matt Smith, Yarde Metals Inc.
Medium: Lori Szczygiel, ValueOptions...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 6:30 AM
When you think of steampunk — if you ever have — you may envision something along the lines of the novels of Jules Verne: snazzy Victorian suits, monocles and clunky machinery. Apparently, according to the Mark Twain House, the namesake author...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 8:26 AM
The Mark Twain House and Museum announced this morning that they'll be bringing two politically controversial figures to Connecticut over the next two months: filmmaker Michael Moore and Fox News' Juan Williams, both of whom will speak as part of the...
| May 11, 2011
| 1:18 PM
I hope the governor's bluffing with these 4,742 layoffs, particularly the state Department of Education and that nonsense about closing the vocational high schools. Talk about shooting ourselves in the foot and eating the seed corn, if I may be allowed to...
| May 16, 2011
| 1:07 PM
For those of you living outside Connecticut, State Senator Edith Prague, 85, said this about a man about to go on trial for his alleged part in a crime involving rape and a triple homicide: "They should bypass the trial and take that second animal and...
| May 17, 2011
| 3:01 PM
My wife and I watched "The Apprentice" the first couple of seasons when it was new. After that, we were bored with it and drifted away, probably to some other show we got bored with after two seasons.
I've never seen "Celebrity Apprentice" and have...
| May 18, 2011
| 2:22 PM
I saw Arnold in person at a the Association of American Editorial Cartoonist's annual convention in California a few years ago. I was shocked at how short he was. He's as tall as I and he was wearing cowboy boots. I'm 5'8", but I'll bet Hollywood could...
| May 19, 2011
| 1:50 PM
If I thought the world was coming to an end Saturday, first thing this morning, I'd go to the Bentley/Rolls Royce dealership in Greenwich across from the train station and buy one of each. I would drive one and hook the other to the back with a tow bar. ...
| May 20, 2011
| 2:21 PM
For those of you living in states where the nanny culture is not in control of your everyday life, here's what's going on. The Democrats in Connecticut's House of Representatives have approved a bill that would attach warning labels to Internet dating...
| May 23, 2011
| 1:16 PM
Nothing is going to change in the Middle East until Hamas gives up its written charter that says Israel has no right to exist. Any country that can succesfully defend itself against invaders has a right to exist, something Israel's done many times, and...