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  • Why Taylor Swift is wrong

    Why Taylor Swift is wrong
    Taylor Swift, the seven-time Grammy winner, is known for her articulate lyrics, so there was nothing surprising about her writing a long column for the Wall Street Journal about the future of the music industry. Yet there's reason to doubt the optimism of...
  • 'Don't Put That In There' debunks common sex myths

    'Don't Put That In There' debunks common sex myths
    Almost as fun as reading "Don't Put That In There! And 69 Other Sex Myths Debunked" (St. Martin's Griffin) is catching the glances of your fellow commuters as you devour it on the El. With chapter titles that include "Nobody Has Pubic Hair These Days,"...
  • Nixon informed of Eagleton woes in 1967, Buchanan writes

    WASHINGTON Pat Buchanan's new book about Richard Nixon's 1968 comeback is replete with St. Louis references, including the revelation that Nixon was told of former Sen. Thomas Eagleton's mental health treatments five years before their disclosure forced...
  • Breast-cancer survivor pens book to help others get through ordeal

    Breast-cancer survivor pens book to help others get through ordeal
    LADY LAKE — A breast-cancer diagnosis comes as uncharted territory for most women, and Betsy Applebaum was no exception. The 72-year-old Harbor Hills resident was diagnosed in 2011 and quickly learned that there is no Breast Cancer 101 guidebook...
  • Film Review: 'The 50 Year Argument'

    The history of The New York Review of Books is incisively celebrated and distilled by co-directors Martin Scorsese and David Tedeschi in "The 50-Year Argument," which takes us behind-the-scenes of editor Robert Silvers' storied weekly and finds, to its...
  • At Hopkins and beyond, new pediatricians turn to 'The Lane' handbook

    At Hopkins and beyond, new pediatricians turn to 'The Lane' handbook
    In the early 1950s, six pediatric residents at Johns Hopkins Hospital sat down at a table and jotted down notes they thought would help as they began treating patients. They made copies and put them in loose-leaf notebooks. Every few years, other...
  • Slowly the wall between church and state crumbles

    By a 5 to 4 conservative majority the Supreme Court has emasculated labor unions, campaign finance regulations, the Voting Rights Act of 2006 and what's left of affirmative action in its campaign to reshape American society. Here I will limit my...
  • Scarlett Johansson wins case against bestselling French novelist

    Scarlett Johansson wins case against bestselling French novelist
    Scarlett Johansson has won her lawsuit against French writer Grégoire Delacourt over his novel "La première chose qu’on regard" (not yet published in English, the title translates roughly as "The First Thing You Look At.") In the book, a...
  • An anniversary salute to Batman

    An anniversary salute to Batman
    The Warner Bros. VIP Studio Tour has taken on a dark tone this summer with a 75th anniversary salute to Batman. Included in the price of the studio's regular tour are stops to see the massive display of costumes, props, drawings and other items from...
  • Orlando Chabad honors influential rabbi

    Orlando Chabad honors influential rabbi
      Chabad of South Orlando, 7504 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the passing of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson on Tuesday, July 1, at 8:30 p.m. Described as the most influential rabbi in modern history, the Rebbe&...
  • Lower Macungie Library offers adult reading club

    The Lower Macungie Library has a summer reading club for those 18 and older. The program runs through August 9, according to the Lower Macungie Library website. Patrons who are 18 or older are eligible to sign up at the circulation desk inside the...