| Oct 10, 2011
| 5:05 PM
Chauncey Hardy was on the dance floor at a Romanian night club, partying with teammates hours after a victory over a rival team, when he playfully put his cap on a woman he wanted to dance with.
Onlookers, apparently one of which was the woman's...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 10:47 AM
Now that Joshua Komisarjevsky is declared guilty of murdering Dr. William Petit Jr.'s wife and two daughters in a Cheshire home invasion, it's easy to understand why most Americans hope he is put to death for his sadistic crime.
Unfortunately, if death...
| May 13, 2011
| 7:28 AM
I was knee deep in philosophical texts, hackneyed by my research—and Jesus was I getting sufficiently depressed.
"Bang it in there, baby!"
Whaaaa—who said that?
I turned to my left—realized the quip was coming from my own psyche,...
| May 25, 2011
| 9:41 AM
Thursday May 26
Comedy: Can’t We All Just Get Along?
Now that all this rapture baloney is behind us, it’s time to understand that our religious preferences should be treated just like hair color or taste in TV shows: Something that helps...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 8:22 AM
March 24 is going to be quite a look-back at Hollywood,
Shirley MacLaine is going to be at Torrington's Warner Theatre, talking questiions from audiences and showing clips and talking about her career on stage, screen and TV.
Also that same night at 7...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Open your wallet or purse, grab a card with bumpy numbers on it and find a Wi-Fi connection, or pick up a phone, if you'd rather: there are dozens of top-notch hip-hop, indie rock, metal, R&B and jamband acts passing through the state this spring. It's...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Mickey Rooney is old school. Like, really, really old school. He was discovered in 1922 at 17 months old when he sneezed during his father's vaudeville act at a Chicago Theater. The spotlight traced the sneeze to Rooney, and he responded by blowing on the...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Ernest Borginine died Sunday at the age of 95. Here is my interview with the Hamden-born, Connecticut-raised actor in 2010.
By FRANK RIZZO
Ernest Borgnine, who turns 94 in January, is having the time of his life.
With a new film out this month...
| 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 4, 2012
| 7:10 AM
Southington real estate agent Christian Bedard allegedly demanded an SUV to keep quiet about all the gay sex he says he had with Minnesota Twins pitcher Carl Pavano. Bedard allegedly sent a message, via Facebook, to the MLB player's sister, threatening to...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 3:20 PM
The contest to choose the 45th president is seven months away and Republicans are still chewing over who to put forward, but the campaign cash is flowing in Fairfield County.
Republican front-runner Mitt Romney has mopped up more than a million dollars...