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  • Savage Love: Working Out Kinks

    Savage Love: Working Out Kinks
    DEAR READERS: I'm writing this week's column in a drug-induced coma. Well, not quite a coma, but close. I was fighting a cold for two weeks, and the cold won: It morphed into an insanely painful sinus infection — you know it's bad when your doctor...
  • Verdugo Views: Spend some time with war-bond history

    Verdugo Views: Spend some time with war-bond history
    When the United States entered World War II, the nation needed financing in order to build up its defense system. So the government issued a new series of war bonds. The first one, Series A, had been issued in 1935, as a way of promoting safe...
  • Video/Q&A: 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn--Part 2' co-star Peter Facinelli

    Video/Q&A: 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn--Part 2' co-star Peter Facinelli
    Now that Bella (Kristen Stewart) has delivered vampire baby Renesmee, Dr. Carlisle Cullen (Peter Facinelli) is officially a grandfather. “It’s weird being a grandfather at such a young age. I didn’t quite like being called grandpa,&...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars All-Stars' recap, Double elimination night

    'Dancing With the Stars All-Stars' recap, Double elimination night
    Double elimination tonight! Finalists! Whee! Apolo & Karina get the encore with their rumba to "Man in the Mirror." Footage from last night: During Shawn & Derek's "Knight Rider Bangra," Len shouted, "I love it! I love it!" So, are they safe or are...
  • Listicle: 10 Things Wikipedia Taught Me About Drummer Carmine Appice

    1) He's an American rock drummer. (For a few years I thought he was British.) 2) He was the first rock drummer to organize drum clinics on college campuses, in theaters and in drum stores. 3) He influenced Phil Collins, Neil Peart and John Bonham. (!)...
  • 'Walking Dead' mid-season finale recap, 'Made to Suffer'

    'Walking Dead' mid-season finale recap, 'Made to Suffer'
    Well THAT wasn't how the Dixon brothers reunion was supposed to go down! For a second, right after the Governor accused Merle of being a traitor in Sunday night's episode, I was very scared that ol' Merle was going to get killed off right then and...
  • RapGenius.com Could Be the Future For Explaining Rap Lyrics -- And Just About Everything Else -- Online

    RapGenius.com Could Be the Future For Explaining Rap Lyrics -- And Just About Everything Else -- Online
    Over the last 10 years, websites that rely on crowdsourcing have become some of the most effective information-based products of the Internet revolution. But one unlikely site with roots in New Haven, RapGenius.com, may be altering the future of...
  • Grammy nominees, Kobe Bryant and Tim Cooke are having an awesome St. Nick's Day

    Grammy nominees, Kobe Bryant and Tim Cooke are having an awesome St. Nick's Day
    If you stepped into something unexpected today, here's hoping it was related to St. Nicholas Day and not a irresponsible pet owner. Millions of children (and some freaky adults) are finding candy and other assorted junk stuffed into their shoes this...
  • Memory lapses? Forget about it

    Memory lapses? Forget about it
    "When my memory gets too bad, just promise you'll shoot me." I've heard some version of that refrain from most of the older people in my life. Unable to recall, say, the name of a former neighbor's long-dead cocker spaniel, they're convinced they're...
  • The 17th Annual Jewish Film Festival Makes Its Way Around Area Cinemas

    The 17th Annual Jewish Film Festival Makes Its Way Around Area Cinemas
    17th Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Fest April 4-15, hjff.org.   Two documentaries are the highlights at the 17th Annual Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Festival, which will be bringing 21 films related to Jewish culture and history to theaters...
  • Creator of Mr. Panos and Maurica is smart, deep and — oh, yeah — funny

    Creator of Mr. Panos and Maurica is smart, deep and — oh, yeah — funny
    It's easy enough to see Yannis Pappas for free. The Brooklyn-born comedian has performed widely onstage and on TV, but two of his most prolific acts are characters who star in YouTube videos: Greek restaurant owner (and chain-smoking video blogger) Mr....