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  • Childhood wish comes true for 'Hatfields & McCoys' star Matt Barr

    Childhood wish comes true for 'Hatfields & McCoys' star Matt Barr
    When Matt Barr was 15 years old, he "somehow" got from his hometown of Austin, Texas, to Dallas and into a screening of Kevin Costner's 1999 film "For Love of the Game." He walked up to the actor and told him, "Someday I'm going to grow up and play your...
  • Head-spinning truths in this rewind of human history

    Head-spinning truths in this rewind of human history
    Should you be overwhelmed by your problems — or maybe you're just involved with someone who considers their personal needs of greater cosmic significance than you think they merit — then an evening spent in the company of Ontroerend Goed...
  • Dustin Wong will make your dream into music

    Dustin Wong will make your dream into music
    Dreaming — that crazy thing (Wikipedia is blocked today out of SOPA/PIPA disgust so that's the best you get) that leads to winning lotto numbers, religious awakenings, new crushes and generally freaked-out, what-just-happened reactions — is...
  • Independent musicians' trade group comes out in support of SOPA, PIPA; Wye Oak, others balk

    Independent musicians' trade group comes out in support of SOPA, PIPA; Wye Oak, others balk
    A couple of controversial, Internet piracy bills in Congress have pit the tech industry against the music business, even independents. In a statement sent out early Wednesday afternoon, A2IM, the largest trade organization of independent musicians and...
  • Wikipedia, Google y otros protagonizan protesta virtual por legislación en EEUU

    Wikipedia, Google y otros protagonizan protesta virtual por legislación en EEUU
    Wikipedia bloqueó el miércoles el acceso a sus artículos en inglés y Google ennegreció el logo de su página inicial, sumándose a la protesta de otros cibersitios contra una legislación pendiente en el Congreso estadounidense destinada a cerrar los...
  • 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...
  • Friends Of The Libraries: Government involvement can start here

    Election Day is coming up. If you haven't already voted by mail or used other early voting methods, it is important that you inform yourself and vote. President James Madison said in 1822, "A popular government without popular information or the means of...
  • Mailbag: Bring in the true conservatives

    A couple of days ago, I received a political flier from Troy Edgar, who is running for the state Assembly. On the back of the flyer were endorsements from Republicans. The first name cited was that of Rep. Dana Rohrabacher. In his 22-plus years in...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, Los Angeles auditions

    'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, Los Angeles auditions
    And now here we are on our regular night with Los Angeles auditions. It always makes me so happy to see Cat interacting with the dancers waiting in line -- she is sunshine in high heels. Judges tonight: Mary Murphy, Nigel Lythgoe, and professional goof...