| Apr 24, 2013
| 10:15 AM
In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, I was thinking how thankful we, the American people, should be that the right to bear bombs was not included in the Second Amendment.
If bombs were part of the Second Amendment, the National Rifle...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 8:34 AM
Get your Game Show game on! They’ve just announced highlights of the Second Annual 24-Hour Game Show Marathon, scheduled to from noon ‘til noon on May 18-19.
The national broadcast, which benefits the American Cancer Society, will be audio-...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 3:06 PM
There will always be an inherent conflict between a government that wants to guard its information, and journalists and citizens who want access to it.
Although there is a recognition that some information should be kept secret, a democracy needs its...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 8:35 AM
PostSecret Live: An Evening with Frank Warren
April 5, 8 p.m., $20, Southern Connecticut State University's John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts, 501 Crescent St., New Haven, (203) 392-6154, tickets.southernct.edu.
There comes a time in...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 8:55 AM
In his first year in office, Gov. Dannel Malloy spent all or part of 70 days outside Connecticut’s borders.
State records show he made 38 different trips that required him to notify Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman that she would serve as acting chief...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Got a call the other day from a Republican friend, one of those traditional Connecticut middle-of-the-road GOP types, the sort who trends liberal on social issues but thinks wild-assed Democratic spending sucks. He was sounding rather relieved.
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Comedian Brian Regan makes an appearance this week at SCSU's John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts. He released his second comedy album All By Myself late last year, and to date has appeared on "Late Show with David Letterman" more than 20 times...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 8:25 AM
The East Hartford strip club Kahoots found a novel way to advertise. Owner Dan Quinn apparently took a 12-foot box van, installed a pole-dance stage in the rear and replaced the sides with plexiglass. Then he sent the vehicle into Hartford during lunch...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 2:54 PM
It wasn't anything like Joe Louis getting knocked out by Max Schmeling where Louis' supporters were literally crying in the streets. That was in 1936.
Still, a lot of President Barack Obama's supporters were taken aback last week by his dismal...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 4:22 PM
I'm going to say something that may sound a little strange, but it explains some pressing mysteries. A state building — located at 39 Woodland St. in Hartford — is possessed by evil spirits and possibly even Satan himself.
The building houses...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 2:48 PM
Watching the final presidential debate of this 2012 campaign with the two candidates seated at the table, I was struck by how little difference in color there was between white Gov. Mitt Romney and black President Barack Obama.
Yet, as the nation takes...