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  • Assemblyman Mike Gatto to use 'crowdsourcing' to craft new bill

    SACRAMENTO -- Assemblyman Mike Gatto said Monday he will introduce a bill next year on the state's probate code. However, what that bill is going to say is still to be determined -- not by the the assemblyman, but by online input. Gatto (D-Los Angeles)...
  • 'Becoming Dr. Ruth' To Close Off-Broadway

    'Becoming Dr. Ruth' To Close Off-Broadway
    Another show that transferred from Hartford to New York didn’t as well ar Hartford Stage's "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder." “Becoming Dr. Ruth,” which starred Bera Jo Rupp in the solo bio-show, received further development...
  • Wikimedia Foundation sends cease and desist letter to Wiki-PR [Updated]

    Wikimedia Foundation sends cease and desist letter to Wiki-PR [Updated]
    The Wikimedia Foundation has sent a cease and desist letter to Wiki-PR, a public relations agency that has reportedly been engaging in paid advocacy editing on free online encyclopedia Wikipedia. In the three-page letter, the nonprofit Wikimedia...
  • Cupertino gives final approval to Apple Campus 2

    Cupertino gives final approval to Apple Campus 2
    The Cupertino City Council gave final approval Tuesday for Apple to build a massive new headquarters in the Santa Clara County town of 58,000. More than 2½ years after the late Steve Jobs first unveiled plans for the ambitious "spaceship" design, the...
  • Happy Repudiation Day!

    Happy Repudiation Day!
    I've lived in Maryland for my entire life, and I didn't even know that Frederick County had its own holiday on November 23rd until this week. On this week's episode of J. Doug at Night, House of Delegates candidate Darren Wigfield introduced us to the...
  • 'Anchorman' meets One Direction when Paul Rudd hosts 'SNL'

    'Anchorman' meets One Direction when Paul Rudd hosts 'SNL'
    Adding to what feels like the longest (although not unpleasant) movie rollout in history, stars of the movie sequel "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" joined Paul Rudd on "Saturday Night Live" last night. Between the "SNL" alums and the boy-band...
  • New Beatles books out

    New Beatles books out
    I was in seventh grade when I began poring over Beatles books. That was shortly after I’d gotten the “Red” and “Blue” double-record compilations and started methodically, obsessively buying album after album, hoping...
  • Docs explain why James Bond prefers his martinis 'shaken, not stirred'

    Docs explain why James Bond prefers his martinis 'shaken, not stirred'
    Scientists know that the best way to make a vodka martini is to mix the ingredients with a thin wooden spoon -- it combines the ingredients effectively without raising the drink’s temperature the way a metal stirrer would. So why would James Bond,...
  • Bulwer-Lytton Last Chance

     
    I find it always takes a couple of weeks to get blog readers back after a vacation. They get out of the habit of checking your space every day. So I decided to use today's post to follow up on......
  • The bigger Boston question: Why not?

     
    (Reuters photo) Ultimately we'll get some shabby, confounding, infuriating answer to the question, "Why?" Why did someone or some group place a series of homemade bombs near the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday. What was their point? What......
  • ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’: Benedict Cumberbatch enjoys being villain

     
    Settle in and make yourselves comfortable. Benedict Cumberbatch is taking off his tie. Only a few minutes into an interview […]...