| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:44 AM
We all remember: talking about our periods with our parents was totally embarrassing...and watching those horrendous tampon commercials was just as bad.
Well, how about a new approach that gets kids and parents laughing together...inspiring discussion...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:37 AM
“I now pronounce you husband and wife” is no longer the only phrase that can legally issue couples into wedded life in Connecticut. The words can now be “husband and husband” or “wife and wife.”
Although those three...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Bruce Hornsby spent much of the past three years challenging himself on stage. Now he has used those shows to put together a new two-disc set that he acknowledges will challenge his listeners.
"Solo Concerts," released last week on the Vanguard label,...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Gerald Wilson, a bandleader, trumpeter, composer, arranger and educator whose multifaceted career reached from the swing era of the 1930s to the diverse jazz sounds of the 21st century, has died. He was 96.
Wilson, who had been in declining health, died...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Year in and year out, Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood is the best haunted theme park event in Southern California and quite possibly the country.
For that reason, I hold Universal Studios to a higher standard when the movie...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
A few words about the "poor door."
Maybe you already know about this. Maybe you read on Slate, saw on Colbert or heard on NPR how a developer qualified for tax benefits under New York City's Inclusionary Housing Program by agreeing to add to its new...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Q: You have been in business since 1996 (though the store was sold in 2009 to Booksmart Industries). What do you have that other booksellers don't?
What we have is what most small businesses have over the chains: Personalized customer service,...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:12 AM
In five days, Mo’ne Davis went from a statistical footnote in Little League history to the title character in the most captivating U.S. sports story of the summer – maybe the entire year.
The 18th girl to play in the Little League...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 8:20 AM
To the people at the College Board: Thank you for redesigning the SAT, effective spring 2016. No, seriously. Even though I will be the last class to take the regular SAT, I appreciate your kindness in not making future generations memorize words like...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:52 AM
While you were busy this week dealing with life, a thousand more hours of music were released and a million words were written about them. More importantly, one very saucy cover image of Nicki Minaj spawned a legion of admirers. Lorde officially was named...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Jarl Mohn, NPR's new president-CEO as of July 1, talked with Variety about the 44-year-old institution's expansion in both content and delivery.
Will news remain NPR's foundation?
So much commercial news and journalism has become ideological or...