| Feb 7, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Bruce Lee, the Chinese martial arts megastar who died in 1973, has attained a kind of global cultural-icon status, on par with, say, James Dean, Elvis Presley, Miles Davis, Malcolm X, Bob Dylan, Muhammad Ali, Marilyn Monroe, Bob Marley, Che Guevara and Al...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Every year around this time, WWE slowly releases the list of superstars that will be inducted into its Hall of Fame. As this happens, there are various debates that inevitably ignite.
Some of these debates -- often the topics most talked about on...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Bold, Raw & Uncensored: Ghanaian Movie Posters
Through March 16, Widener Gallery, Trinity College, 300 Summit St., Hartford, (860) 297-5232, trincoll.edu
Corpse-like zombies. Severed heads. Frightening hybrid man-beast monstrosities. Hovering angels...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 6:40 PM
Burbank now boasts a martial arts museum that city officials say will diversify the city’s entertainment attractions.
The Martial Arts History Museum, founded by President Michael Matsuda in 2007 in Santa Clarita, has relocated to Burbank, and it...
| Oct 9, 2011
There is a compelling theory of memory that if you want to remember something for a while, you must be reminded of it right about the time your mind is about to forget it.
Considering this nation’s news cycles and short attention span, now is...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 6:12 PM
Major shocker on this week's episode of "The Walking Dead" they still haven't located Sophia.
This whole search for Sophia thing is turning into a real doozie of a MacGuffin.
At least Shane is acknowledging that this mission is really dragging on,...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 8:41 AM
Illustration by Michael Grant
When the electricity wound its way into my mouth, my jaws clamped down and started to spasm. I thought my teeth would be ground into dust. The Mexicans near me grinned and pushed the Spanish words for “don't break&...
| Aug 16, 2012
Of course,"The Expendables 2"is all good fun and games and recycled catchphrases. Until somebody gets hurt. A lot of somebodies.
When you're filling the screen with every big-screen action star of the past 25 years — except for Mel Gibson, Wesley...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 3:04 PM
Cuffed, but not cowering, New York State Senator Shirley Huntley turned herself in at the Nassau County Courthouse today to face charges that she funneled taxpayer money to a phony charity and then tried to cover it up.
She tried for the sunny demeanor...
| Sep 2, 2012
The presidential campaigns of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have pledged not to run political ads Sept. 11, out of respect for the terrorism victims. Which means there are 64 other days when you can count on being deluged with ads before Election Day.
| Sep 5, 2012
| 12:49 PM
Chuck Norris took a break from promoting "The Expendables 2" so that he and his wife Gena could warn Americans about the dangers of re-electing Barack Obama.
Watch the video...