| Jan 22, 2015
| 4:30 PM
Two days after his State of the Union address, President Obama had to win over a new audience: YouTubers.
Hank Green, Bethany Mota and GloZell Green may not be household names by traditional standards, but the three YouTube personalities -- who have...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 4:37 PM
The holidays announced the arrival to the big screen of two longtime chart-topping books, "American Sniper" and "Unbroken." This appears destined to be a year of dozens of popular book adaptations. Before watching the films, check out the books they...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 7:21 AM
Time magazine lists "Paper Towns," a set-in-Orlando mystery, as among 15 movies to see in 2015.
The film is based on author John Green's 2008 novel. When he was promoting the movie of "The Fault in Our Stars" last year, Green said he was advocating...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 7:11 AM
Welcome to the 3rd annual Biblioracle Book Awards!
Is three years long enough to be considered an institution? I'd like to be an institution someday.
The first year I decided to name the nonexistent trophy after my dog Oscar, but that name was taken....
| Jan 2, 2015
| 5:10 PM
Vernon Area Public Library District patrons wanted to get ahead of the competition in 2014. According to a wide range of borrowed-items statistics from the library, patrons were reading about, viewing and playing strategies for business, combat and the...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 10:35 AM
John Green's popular young adult novel "The Fault in Our Stars" will return to middle-school library shelves in Riverside, more than two months after a school district committee voted to remove the book and reject any donated copies the schools might...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Ike Barinholtz, 37
He plays daffy on "The Mindy Project," but Barinholtz is a master of multitasking. He writes and produces on "Project," recurs on HBO's "Eastbound & Down" and FX's "The League" and lends his voice on Hulu's "The...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Site: Rentschler Field, East Hartford
Time: 8 p.m.
Line: Cincinnati by 9
Weather: Mostly cloudy, 60 percent chance of rain.
TV: CBS Sports Network (Dave Ryan, Corey Chavous, Lauren Gardner)
Radio: WTIC 1080-AM (Bob Joyce, Wayne Norman,...
| Oct 24, 2014
Who I am
Minna Hassaballa from Hinsdale.
One unique thing about me
According to my father, my meal times are always quadrupled because my nose is always stuck in a book. He's right — you will never find me eating without a book, no matter...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Deadpool, the wisecracking mercenary antihero, has proved just about unkillable in the pages of Marvel comics. His movie appears to be equally resilient: 20th Century Fox has announced it will release the long-gestating "X-Men" spinoff "Deadpool" on Feb....
| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:00 PM
There's a new young adult book club in town. The only thing is, it's not for young adults.
On the first Thursday of every month, Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse hosts "Adults Who Read YA," a book club for people who enjoy works similar to Suzanne...