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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Shaq meets Gov. Jerry Brown, hoists first lady overhead

    The newest partial owner of the Sacramento Kings, Shaquille O’Neal, met with Gov. Jerry Brown in the state Capitol on Monday, a meeting that ended with the former Lakers star hoisting the governor’s wife above his head. But more on that...
  • 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...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap: 'Election Night Part 1'

    'The Newsroom' recap: 'Election Night Part 1'
    "Our elections are the envy of the world. It's critically important that we not make any mistakes tonight. We all know why." --Charlie Skinner "The Newsroom" returned from its Labor Day hiatus with the penultimate episode of Season Two, "Election Night...
  • Stone Temple Pilots, before show at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, talk about firing Scott Weiland, hiring Chester Bennington

     
    Stone Temple Pilots founder and bassist Robert DeLeo says the most important thing about the band recently replacing its charismatic founding singer Scott Weiland is that it opens the possibility of writing new music again. Stone Temple Pilots, from left:...
  • Konkrete Kids mascot has racist origins, petitioner contends

    Konkrete Kids mascot has racist origins, petitioner contends
    Years ago, there was a television commercial about spaghetti sauce. In it, three children answer a question: "Who makes the best spaghetti?" "My mom," says the first. "Spaghetti with meat sauce!" "My mom," says the next. "Spaghetti with clam sauce!"...
  • 'The Newsroom' Season 2 finale recap, 'Election Night Part 2'

    'The Newsroom' Season 2 finale recap, 'Election Night Part 2'
    "You're thoughtful and you're authentic and I have never seen you sneer at anyone or anything. There is, believe me, no one that you're not good enough for, and there is hardly anyone who's good enough for you, including, it turned out, me." -- Jim Harper...
  • Siri finally exits beta; you could also use Google Voice Search

    Siri finally exits beta; you could also use Google Voice Search
    Two years after launching, it appears Siri has finally exited beta mode. The Apple voice assistant's beta label was removed from the company's website in preparation for its next update, which comes Wednesday as part of the iOS 7 software release....
  • Savage Love: Noise Makers

    Savage Love: Noise Makers
    My question is one of etiquette. My lesbian wife and I live in an apartment. The noise pollution between flats can be pretty bad. Anyone who lives in the building is aware of this, and keeping noise down after certain hours is a common courtesy. I wouldn'...
  • Wikipedia on 'Stony Island Avenue'

     
    For your reference on the endangered street name: At about 92nd Street, Stony Island passes to the west of the geographical feature for which it was named, a stony hill that was once an island when the glacial Lake Chicago......