| Oct 1, 2014
| 1:40 PM
It has long been accepted by the conventionally wise that the Republican Party is waging a "war on women."
Let's be clear. The war on women is based on just one thing: abortion rights. While it is true that access to abortion has been restricted in...
| Oct 20, 2010
| 6:07 AM
From the Z on TV blog:
Because it doesn't fit our online and digital bias, we in the media have not done very good job of reporting what is shaping up to be one of the biggest media stories of these very important midterm elections: television.
| Oct 22, 2010
The Last Boy
Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood
Harper: 456 pp., $27.99
As a young girl growing up in the Bronx, Jane Leavy was enthralled not only by Mickey Mantle's amazing ability — at his best, he was as great as any...
| Jan 9, 2010
Digital technology may rule the audio-visual roost these days, but analog lovers can find heaven in a former Windsor warehouse.
The Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut is full of old computers, TVs from back when the screens were round...
| Jan 14, 2010
| 4:29 PM
Three days after announcing his plan to take on Connecticut's senior senator, Rob Simmons breezed past a bunch of kids sitting in the gym of the Regional Multicultural Magnet School in New London.
It wasn't a political appearance: Simmons was here to...
| Sep 10, 1994
Oh, so now they get it right.
It figures that, after several years' worth of increasingly dull MTV Video Music Awards ceremonies in Los Angeles--shows that lived up to their hype primarily in the vulgarity department--the move back to New York's Radio...
| Aug 7, 2009
| 4:03 PM
With lawmakers home for their August recess, a fierce battle has broken out over what precisely is in the mammoth healthcare bills being pushed by congressional Democrats in Washington.
There has been no shortage of misinformation, much of it advanced by...
| Aug 19, 2009
The head of a Longwood mega-church and a Catholic parishioner from Melbourne were among those who advocated a "civil debate" on health-care reform Wednesday during a live webcast with President Barack Obama.
Dubbed "40 Minutes for Health Reform," the...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 1:19 PM
The thinking goes this way: If known liberals like me want Mitt Romney to be the GOP presidential nominee, then the conservatives will smell a rat and nominate someone else who doesn't stand a chance of defeating President Obama.
Of course, I'm not...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 10:34 AM
Do you think it gives Clarence Thomas a warm, fuzzy feeling to know he is one of Ann Coulter's blacks?
That is how Coulter put it on Fox "News" while defending Herman Cain against sexual harassment charges that threatened to engulf his campaign last...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 12:56 PM
Michele Bachmann says that the earthquake and hurricane that have recently hit the East Coast of the United States were sent as some sort of divine warning message to politicians in Washington to curb government spending. I must respectfully disagree. I...