Story | May 30, 2012 | 6:57 AM
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Story | Feb 7, 2012 | 12:00 PMUConn's TV network hosted on its website and twice aired a sketch full of rape jokes. In the clip, part of a student-produced “comedy” series, a young woman runs from a masked attacker only to have the blue-light emergency phones call her a “cock gobbler,” “stinky bitch” and “howler monkey.” “[Y]ou blonde bitches don't understand,” the object says in a Siri-like voice, “always crying about being raped. Suck it up.” In the hilarious finale, the rapist strangles the woman and drags her off. Women's groups and other sensible people on campus were outraged and UCTV issued an apology and took the video off its site (though someone sent a copy to the website Gawker).
Story | Aug 1, 2012
Mad scientists and mechanical men, space cowboys and time travelers, man-monsters and man-eating aliens — clearly this is our kind ...
Story | Jan 19, 2010
Author Robert B. Parker, one of America's preeminent crime writers, has died. Born in 1932 in Springfield, Mass., Parker wrote his PhD thesis on detective fiction and left a career teaching college English after his own writing became successful. Parker.....