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  • 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. (!)...
  • 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,&...
  • Anti-Gun Violence Ad & Spokesperson Show NYC Is Center Of Gun Control Debate

    Anti-Gun Violence Ad & Spokesperson Show NYC Is Center Of Gun Control Debate
    New York City has the toughest gun control laws in the country, but a new ad campaign and the organization behind it show that the effort to curb gun violence nationwide is centered here. Critics of one of the most vocal and powerful groups advocating for...
  • Film review: 'Butter' spreads it on thick

    Film review: 'Butter' spreads it on thick
    "Butter" — a frequently funny comedy from director Jim Field Smith ("Episodes") and first-time screenwriter Jason Micallef — is essentially a sports film with a layer of cultural (and, by the end, political) satire. In the tradition of that...
  • Justin Timberlake calls wedding to Jessica Biel 'magical'

    Justin Timberlake calls wedding to Jessica Biel 'magical'
    "Magical." "Unforgettable." "Beautiful." That's how Justin Timberlake, who reportedly once was a pop music star, described to People magazine his wedding to Jessica Biel on Friday at an Italian seaside resort. The bride, 30, and bridegroom, 31, partied...
  • Common fallacies about children of same-sex couples

    I was a little confused by Marie-Alberte Boursiquot's recent letter ("Catholic doctors for traditional marriage," Oct. 20). The headline over it says traditional marriage, but in her letter she uses the term "authentic marriage." I had never heard that...
  • Biblioracle: Tom Sawyer economy

    Biblioracle: Tom Sawyer economy
    Amazon has purchased the book-oriented social networking site Goodreads for an undisclosed sum. Speculation from Bloomberg Businessweek based on other social media properties (like Instagram and LinkedIn) puts the market price close to $1 billion. Other...
  • Yoani Sánchez: la cara de una nueva generación

    Los cubanos que a diario corren el riesgo de ser encarcelados por intentar transmitir una imagen certera de la vida en Cuba—a través de blogs, Facebook, Twitter—han tenido una cara ante el mundo, indudablemente, en Yoani Sánchez. Gracias a...
  • 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....