| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Amid the tributes that poured out after Nora Ephron's 2012 death, one anecdote was repeated often. It was about Phoebe Ephron, Nora's hard-driving screenwriter mother, who became a cirrhotic alcoholic and on her deathbed instructed her eldest daughter,...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Another crazed, furious loner shocks the world. This time I'm a little too close to the edge of the chaos.
I gape at the TV in disbelief: I'm supposed to fly out of Los Angeles Airport -- Terminal 3, no less -- that afternoon, but all I see is footage of...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Republican Senator Dean Heller, the junior Senator from Nevada, announced Monday his support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which likely makes him the crucial 60th vote in Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's attempt to get the bill...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:26 PM
WASHINGTON — The gay rights movement won at least a preliminary victory Monday as the Senate voted to advance a measure that would ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
The 61-30 procedural vote does not...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 4:23 PM
A former Muhlenberg student has been cast in a potential main role on the CBS series "NCIS" according to the Huffington Post. Emily Wickersham, who attended the Allentown college in 2006, has been cast as Ellie Bishop, possibly taking the......
| Oct 20, 2013
I've missed a few episodes of "Breaking Bad." All of them, to be precise.
I haven't caught much (any) of "Scandal," "Orange Is the New Black" or "The Good Wife."
I love TV — the dialogue, the narratives, the way characters and their conflicts...
| Sep 29, 2013
I delivered the sermon from my driver's seat pulpit, my favorite mount from which to dispense worldly wisdom and perspective.
So I didn't actually see my children's eyes rolling. But the air hung heavy with that mixture of weariness and disdain that...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The Huffington Post has published a piece suggesting that fans "stop freaking out" about the next chapter in the "Star Wars" saga. Well, good luck with that.
That's not to say the column doesn't make legitimate points about the history of the "Star Wars"...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 11:08 AM
If you were one of the "Fifty Shades of Grey" fans left scratching your head after Charlie Hunnam was first cast as Christian Grey, you were probably even more perplexed when it was announced Jamie Dornan would take over the role.
On Wednesday evening,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:29 AM
A roundup of NFL experts' picks for Sunday's game between the Ravens and Buffalo Bills.
* CBSSports.com's Pete Prisco predicts a 21-14 victory for the Ravens.
The Ravens have really impressed on defense the past two weeks. That will challenge EJ...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Coming to Capitol Theatre this weekend are a comedy from Mexico and a serious film about sexual harassment in Egypt.
The first film, “The Fantastic World of Juan Orol,” runs Friday and Sunday. The 90-minute film, made in 2012, was...