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  • Government shutdown: How to avoid the fire next time

    Government shutdown: How to avoid the fire next time
    As The Times' editorial board noted Thursday, the Senate deal that reopened the government and raised the debt ceiling didn't resolve the dispute between Republicans and Democrats over fiscal policy, the 2010 healthcare law or other major issues. It...
  • The abominable snowman's a bear? Say it ain't so, Sasquatch!

    The abominable snowman's a bear? Say it ain't so, Sasquatch!
    So the yeti is a teddy? The abominable snowman is just a bear? What’s next: Bigfoot is a big bobcat? Sasquatch is just a guy dressed in a gorilla suit? On Thursday, news broke that British researcher Bryan Sykes, a human geneticist at Oxford,...
  • '12 Years a Slave': A captivating story of survival, reviews say

    Critical acclaim continues to mount for Steve McQueen's historical drama "12 Years a Slave," which has garnered near-universal praise since its premiere at the Telluride Film Festival in late summer. Adapted from the 1853 autobiography of the same name by...
  • 'Carrie' tries to fight 'Gravity.' Sean Combs preps Revolt.

    'Carrie' tries to fight 'Gravity.' Sean Combs preps Revolt.
    After the coffee. Before going back to bed for some more sleep. The Skinny: I was out of town Thursday on assignment and didn't get back home until about 1 a.m., so I'm groggy and wired at the same time. Friday's roundup includes the box office preview...
  • Rupert Murdoch easily retains position as Fox chairman

     Rupert Murdoch easily retains position as Fox chairman
    Rupert Murdoch easily swatted away another attempt to loosen his control over 21st Century Fox. Fox shareholders on Friday overwhelmingly supported the 82-year-old mogul's bid to retain his seat on the Fox board.  Murdoch had the fifth-highest vote...
  • 'Gravity' soars again! 'Walking Dead' most expensive scripted show.

    'Gravity' soars again! 'Walking Dead' most expensive scripted show.
    After the coffee. Before getting my cat to stop eating my Mac power cord. The Skinny: I took a break from the Colts-Broncos game Sunday night when it looked like a blowout and found myself getting sucked into the Food Network's new show "Guy's...
  • Free Press report critical of media consolidation and FCC

    A new report from the media watch dog group Free Press accuses the Federal Communications Commission of turning a blind eye toward media consolidation in the television industry. The study -- "Cease to Resist: How the FCC's Failure to Enforce Its...
  • The myth of the Obama 'attack' on JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon

    The myth of the Obama 'attack' on JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon
    JPMorgan Chase, one of our nation's ethically-challenged financial institutions, is facing another big fine. That means that once again you'll be hearing the right wing's go-to defense of the bank: President Obama's out to get JPMorgan Chairman Jamie...
  • Microsoft working on Google Glass rival, HTC making smartwatch, reports say

    HTC and Microsoft, two companies that have been struggling to keep up with their rivals in the smartphone race, are reportedly working on next-generation wearable technology. Reports this week say the two tech companies are working on wearable gadgets...
  • Icahn sells chunk of Netflix stake. Clooney movie pushed to 2014.

    Icahn sells chunk of Netflix stake. Clooney movie pushed to 2014.
    After the coffee. Before deciding who to root for in the World Series. The Skinny: If I don't have a personal rooting interest in the World Series, I tend to go with the American League. This year is tougher since the Red Sox beat the Tigers and I hate...
  • Alice Munro has retired from writing. Or has she?

    Alice Munro has retired from writing. Or has she?
    Before winning the Nobel Prize in Literature, Canadian short story master Alice Munro announced her retirement in an interview with Mark Medley of Canada's National Post. “When you’re my age,” Munro said in June, “you don’t...