| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Ben Urwand's book The Collaboration: Hollywood's Pact with Hitler has caused quite a stir out in L.A., as you may have guessed from the title. Urwand claims that agreements were made between Hollywood producers and Germans before World War II to not...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Long drive this morning, but early enough to avoid rush hour, to the Bridgeport Holiday Inn, where representatives of Connecticut’s six mid-major men’s basketball teams gathered for the Connecticut 6 Classic Breakfast, drumming up interest for...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:17 PM
It's not exactly shocking that sons and daughters of state employees land on the government payroll as seasonal employees. That nexus between parentage and patronage is eternal.
But is it fair?
There are at least three such relatives out of 17...
| May 6, 2011
| 9:38 AM
1st) Media Wave
When Dr. Philip Eliasoph needed films for a class on Jewish cinema that he was teaching at Fairfield University, he turned to Paul Jordanopoulos, owner of Media Wave Video in Fairfield. And the professor isn’t alone. Film fans have...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 7:43 AM
St. Thomas Aquinas senior
Pos. P; Stats: .412 BA; 21 RBI; 9-2
Comment: Had a season-ending knee injury just prior to districts. Signed with Villanova University.
Archbishop McCarthy sophomore
Pos.: DH; Stats: .507...
| Jan 13, 2011
Camille Coffey can't tell you she led her teams in kills, aces, blocks and digs this season. She doesn't keep track of her statistics.
"I don't play for numbers, I play to win," said Coffey, a Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy senior who served as captain...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 7:03 AM
All New York City public schools are open Wednesday, despite Mayor Michael Bloomberg's declaration of a weather emergency for New York City due to the overnight snow storm.
New NYC School Chancellor Cathie Black made the announcement at 5 a.m. and stated...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 5:30 PM
From less than $1 million to $25 million or more, the amount of money it takes to get your name on a building at one of Connecticut's institutions varies greatly.
Linda McMahon, the former wrestling executive now running for U.S. Senate, gave Sacred...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Concern for the afterworld was an important ingredient in the daily lives of the ancient Chinese. Because of this, they'd lay their dead to rest in tombs along with the mingqi, or "spirit articles," for the deceased's journey. Well, their high-status dead...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Consider a fish with the head of a parrot. Or a swordfish that mated with a rooster, producing offspring. Or a geisha girl whom is also an eel. Artist James Prosek has gone through the trouble of painting up these ridiculous creatures so that you don't...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 11:45 AM
Little Feat was founded by guitarist Lowell George (who died in 1979) and keyboardist Bill Payne (who remains in the band) in 1969 after George was fired from Frank Zappa's Mothers of Invention. (Some say he was fired because Zappa thought he needed to...