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  • Charles Manson to wed? He says no

    A 25-year-old woman who has been loyally visiting Charles Manson -- the nation's most notorious convicted killer who has a swastika carved into his forehead -- in prison, said recently that they are going to wed.  "I'll tell you straight up, Charlie and...
  • 'Mad Men' Season 6 finale recap, 'In Care of'

    'Mad Men' Season 6 finale recap, 'In Care of'
    Don has taken the elevator ride straight to Hell. “Excuse me,” Don yells behind jail bars. “I shouldn’t be in here.” Yes, he should. And not just for punching a minister, even if that hatemonger deserved it. (MLK, RFK and...
  • Gore Vidal says nice things about women in the new Vanity Fair

    Gore Vidal says nice things about women in the new Vanity Fair
    In his prime, writer Gore Vidal didn't have much nice to say about people, and he enjoyed sharing his opinions. On live television in 1968, he referred to fellow commentator William F. Buckley as a  "crypto-Nazi" (Buckley responded by calling Vidal...
  • New Film Follows Foo Fighter Dave Grohl As He Revisits the Studio That Changed His Life

    New Film Follows Foo Fighter Dave Grohl As He Revisits the Studio That Changed His Life
    Sound City Jan. 31, 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., $4.50-$10, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org   There's a lot to love about Dave Grohl: his body of work with Nirvana and Foo Fighters, his old-school rock boosterism, his...
  • Will the real Charles Manson stand up? A new book retraces his steps.

    Early in Jeff Guinn's "Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson," the first full biography of the infamous mass killer, there's a moment of unexpected and discomforting empathy. It's 1939, and Manson — 5 years old, living with relatives in...
  • Kan. man becomes source for Manson book

    Kan. man becomes source for Manson book
    DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas man who struck up a pen-pal relationship with Charles Manson has become a source for a new book about the cult killer. The Hutchinson News reports that Bob George's correspondence with Manson began back in 1997. At the...
  • A portrait of Roman Polanski at 80

    No other contemporary filmmaker has had a career like Roman Polanski. The lauded director, who turns 80 Sunday, has been making feature films since the 1962 thriller "Knife in the Water," which he made in his native Poland. His most recent feature, "Venus...
  • It's A Gray Area: Put action behind talk of prison reform

    Virtually all of us in the drug-policy and prison-sentencing reform movements applaud U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.'s comments Aug. 12 at the American Bar Assn. meeting in San Francisco. This was the first time within memory that a high-...
  • On tape, President Ford describes assassination try by Manson follower

    On tape, President Ford describes assassination try by Manson follower
    A federal judge Monday approved the release of videotaped testimony by President Ford, later used in the trial of Lynette Alice "Squeaky" Fromme, who tried to assassinate him in Sacramento 37 years ago. Portions of the 20 minutes of testimony taken in...
  • Gerald Ford's testimony on 1975 assassination attempt: 'The weapon was large'

    Gerald Ford's testimony on 1975 assassination attempt: 'The weapon was large'
    A videotape in which President Gerald Ford discussed a 1975 assassination attempt by a follower of Charles Manson was made public this week. "It fills in the last gap of the case and explains from the president's perspective what it was like to have...
  • Hear now: Beatles vocals-only tracks highlight harmonies, passion

    Hear now: Beatles vocals-only tracks highlight harmonies, passion
    Just when you thought it wasn't possible to experience the Beatles' work with fresh ears, there arrives a reminder of their power, focus and vocal skill. As the fantastic website Dangerous Minds pointed out, a trove of a cappela recordings are...