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  • Don't copy; don't tell lies

    Mark Liberman's post at Language LogĀ about the minor furor over plagiarism in work published under Sen. Rand Paul's name, along with some of the comments, allows us to make some useful distinctions. What counts as plagiarism, passing off someone else's...
  • Frankie Valli to play Chrysler Hall in February, tickets on sale Nov. 15

    Frankie Valli to play Chrysler Hall in February, tickets on sale Nov. 15
    Pop pioneer Frankie Valli, the man with the famous falsetto, will sing at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk next year. The concert will take place Friday, Feb. 21, promoters announced Friday. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Nov. 15 from Ticketmaster. Tickets range in...
  • Online piracy of entertainment content keeps soaring

    Online piracy of entertainment content keeps soaring
    Despite the growth of Netflix, Amazon.com and other legal channels for watching entertainment online, the volume of pirated movies, TV shows, music, books and video games online continues to grow at a rapid pace. The amount of bandwidth used for...
  • 'Diana' review: The royal weak stuff

    'Diana' review: The royal weak stuff
    *1/2 (out of four) Before the “Diana” screening I attended, moviegoers could enter to win a spa package to live like a princess for a day. This seems better suited to a Disney princess movie—unless the winner will be mobbed by...
  • Hartford Stage Memories From Richard Thomas

    Hartford Stage Memories From Richard Thomas
    Hartford Stage is celebrating its Golden Anniversary and doing it in style with a slew of events, including the celebration Monday, Nov. 4, at the Hilton in downtown Hartford that was a reunion of sorts. Familiar faces who have appeared at Hartford...
  • Rand Paul: Plagiarism accusations just attacks from 'haters'

    Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), facing accusations that he plagiarized Wikipedia entries in two speeches, claims critics are “making a mountain out of a molehill,” and that he credited the proper sources. While campaigning for Ken Cuccinelli, the...
  • Out and about in Manhattan

    "There is nothing like a good negative review to sell a book," wrote Hugh Barbour. The funniest thing in politics, where nothing is funny anymore, was the MSNBC coverage of Tea Party Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky making a speech that, according to Rachel...
  • Maryland colleges; let them compete

      Maryland colleges; let them compete
    I commend Professor George La Noue for his careful and comprehensive analysis of the recent judicial decision concerning Maryland's historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) ("Antiquated ruling on desegregation," Oct. 27). I concur in his...
  • Rachel Maddow a 'hater' in Wikipedia plagiarism flap, Rand Paul says

    Rachel Maddow is a "hater" who needs to stop nitpicking -- or so says Sen. Rand Paul. Maddow, the liberal MSNBC host, this week accused GOP leader Paul of making a speech that "totally plagiarized" the Wikipedia page for the sci-fi film "Gattaca."...
  • Review: 'Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics'

    At first glance an interesting idea -- examining the DC Comics universe through the lens of its villains, as opposed to the heroes -- the direct-to-DVD release "Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics" suffers from its blurry focus. Interviewing a...
  • John Fogerty plays well with others

    John Fogerty plays well with others
    John Fogerty has always been his own man, as you can tell by his songs. So it follows that for his latest album, the 68-year-old did it his way. He sought the exact people he wanted to work with, and re-created songs he made famous while leading...