| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"Amy Van Doran is New York's 'Matchmaker to Extraordinary People.' Her dream match for Demi Moore is Tom Cruise ... they're both 51 and should try dating age-appropriate," writes Amy.
So reports Jane Ridley in the New York Post and I found this the...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 2:30 PM
In Italy, where economic woes are shaking up the film industry, a new generation of players with a bigger global vision is surfacing, epitomized by Ginevra Elkann.
The granddaughter of Fiat chief Gianni Agnelli, Elkann is postwar Italian royalty. But...
| Sep 29, 2013
As a general rule, the names of professional sports teams, and their connotations, are of little concern. No one cares that the Chicago White Sox don't wear white socks, or that Utah, where the NBA's Jazz are based, is the last place you'd think of when...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Not enough Bard? Try “Othello” at Playhouse on Park.
RJ Foster plays the title role in the production which runs Oct. 2 to 20 at the West Hartford theater. Foster’s TV credits include “Guiding Light,” “Fringe,”...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Wednesday was a big anniversary - one year since the day Osama bin Laden was killed in Pakistan. The president is marking the occasion by, among other things, sitting for an exclusive interview with Brian Williams in the White House Situation Room,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
It's become accepted wisdom that Washington has become pathologically polarized and partisan, with every new debate inevitably breaking down along party lines. That's why it was so remarkable last week when Rand Paul's old-fashioned talking filibuster...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The new film "We Are What We Are" is a horror-drama hybrid, a suspenseful tale of a tight-knit family struggling to hold itself together in the face of changing times and the dwindling of long-held traditions. Also, they eat people.
Directed by Jim...
| Jul 4, 2013
Had it not been for America's founding conservatives, we would not be celebrating Independence Day on July 4. In fact, it's unlikely we would be celebrating our independence at all.
Few people today realize how similar the Revolutionary era was to our...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Interviewing James McBride, author of the best-selling memoir “The Color of Water” and “The Good Lord Bird,” the unexpectedly hilarious new novel about the 19th century abolitionist John Brown and his violent crusade to end...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 9:40 PM
Special education expert
Barbara Rossier, a special education expert who became one of the namesakes of USC's school of education after she and her husband pledged $20 million to it, died Sunday, the university announced. A resident of...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 3:00 AM
If there were any doubt the Supreme Court erred badly in the term just ended by striking down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act designed to protect minorities' access to the polls in states with a history of voter discrimination, it's been...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 10:05 AM
A group of 17 American retailers, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Target Corp. and Macy’s Inc., have signed on to a five-year agreement to help improve safety at garment factories in Bangladesh.
The accord is separate from a legally binding plan...