| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 9:55 AM
WSHU Presents “Join the Conversation” with the writer, blogger and cultural critic. Tuesday, Nov. 1, 7 p.m., University Commons, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, sacredheart.edu
It takes talent to pivot, the way James...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Steve Mazan was just another struggling comedian, touring the circuit and trying to make a name for himself. And then, in 2005, he found out he had terminal cancer. Instead of backing down from his lifelong dream of appearing on The Late Show with David...
| 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...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 5:15 AM
A large crowd on Wednesday, maybe close to 2,000, attended a funeral service for Chauncey Hardy at Cross Street AME Zion Church in Middletown.
Hardy, a Middletown native who played basketball at Xavier High and Sacred Heart University, died Oct. 9, a day...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Fall in Fairfield County looks and behaves differently this year. You could call it artistic license, in the way that there are hunting seasons with special licenses for rare game.
The season is a fantastical odyssey designed to upend expectations at...