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  • Jeff Jacobs: Hard To Point Angry Finger At Silly Act By UConn Player

    Jeff Jacobs: Hard To Point Angry Finger At Silly Act By UConn Player
    HAMDEN — Even now, 41 years later, I can't fully explain why I did it. There it is on page 188 among the senior homeroom pictures in my high school yearbook. The middle finger. Best I can tell it's the only one among hundreds of photos in the...
  • Cards Against Humanity's 'Holiday Bullshit' is back for Kwanzaa

    Cards Against Humanity's 'Holiday Bullshit' is back for Kwanzaa
    New year, different bullshit at Cards Against Humanity. The Chicago-based card-game maker is back with 'Holiday Bullshit' this year--a promotion where the company sends out multiple days of mystery gifts at a relatively low cost. Last year, it was the...
  • The Berlin Wall takes a fall -- 25 years on

    It’s true about the eye of a meteorological hurricane being calm, but not a political one. Even so, when you’re right there -- as  I was, in the tumult of Berlin 25 years ago, in the days after the wall began to come down -- it’s hard...
  • Governance advocates see crowd-sourcing as way to fix Internet ills

    Responding to a dizzying array of issues that threaten to break the Internet, from privacy to tax dodging to cybercrime, a group of the world's leading governance organizations say greater user involvement, not top-down control, is needed. Three...
  • Zeroing in on your child's lack of focus

    Zeroing in on your child's lack of focus
    Your 6-year-old’s attention span seems to be getting shorter and shorter. Can you help with specific exercises or activities? Parents panel advice: “Have a quick chat with the teacher to see if your kid’s attention span is atypical...
  • Barbra and Bette -- still going strong after all these years!

    "MOST SUCESSES are unhappy. That is why they are successes. They have to reassure themselves about themselves by achieving something the world will notice," so said the extremely successful Agatha Christie. I HAVE no pipeline into the psyche of Miss...
  • The editor's lot, in seventeen syllables

    Throwback Thursday is a gimmick permitting the repurposing of old material. Having sold you old rope earlier this week with the annual holiday cautions, I plainly have no shame. So today's throwback Thursday offering is a selection of previously published...
  • The Latest: 'Falling' for theater; Means show mettle

    The Latest: 'Falling' for theater; Means show mettle
    Falling Into Theatre...and Finding Myself Robert Cohen Fithian Press; 232 pages Actor Steve McQueen famously said, "I would rather wake up in the middle of nowhere than in any city on Earth." Robert Cohen may have that spirit as well. When the...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: Fall TV Recap - Who's on Top?

    The bulk of this season's fall freshman broadcast shows have premiered, and while the winners and losers according to traditional ratings are out, it's time to dig into the rest of the social and digital landscape to see the rest of the story - what's...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'The Comeback', 'Web Therapy' Both Trend With Lisa Kudrow's Return

    Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR - TV measures what entertainment content is resonating most across Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube and Wikipedia combined. For more on the methodology behind DAR - TV, scroll to the bottom of the article....
  • Spirit of America's past lines streets of Cassadaga

    Spirit of America's past lines streets of Cassadaga
    At Halloween or any time, ghosts seem to be big business. Walking tours follow Florida's spirits from Pensacola to Key West, and volumes of spooky legends abound. In one, Jack Powell's "Haunting Sunshine," I read that Arthur, the spirit of an Irish tenor,...