| Jan 30, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Everyone's Above Average: Ask Americans how they stand compared to their fellow countrymen, and in survey after survey, the vast majority rank themselves "above average" in such areas as driving skill, sexual prowess, and general...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 4:04 AM
The "vacation of the movies" is ending today, as long as the impending storm doesn't cancel school!
We saw Frozen, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and Walking With Dinosaurs over the past two weeks.
The first two films were fairly predictable. ...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 9:12 AM
BRISTOL -- Diane Keaton stood just outside the Twister ride at Lake Compounce on Monday afternoon, crew members shielding her from the sun and near 90-degree heat with an umbrella and battery-operated fan as she waited to film her first scene.
| Oct 30, 2013
| 9:55 AM
John Ridley's Hendrix biopic, All Is by My Side, starring dead ringer and Outkast member André Benjamin as Jimi (but without any of Jimi's actual music), premiered last month at the Toronto Film Festival (to mixed reviews). On Nov. 5, Bloomsbury publishes...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Here's one small, disgusting detail from the aftermath of one of the most horrific incidents of government-instigated urban violence in modern American history:
In May 1985, a little African-American boy runs from a building in flames in Philadelphia....
| Nov 21, 2013
The point of assembling Broadway Idiot, a new documentary opening on Friday, Nov. 22 at Real Art Ways in Hartford, one quickly realizes, was to get people excited about the newest touring season of American Idiot, the musical, which commenced in Portland,...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Sixty years have now passed since the shooting stopped on the Korean Peninsula. The body count remains stunning.
More than 36,000 dead American soldiers; another 103,000 wounded, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. South Korean military...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:00 PM
The final verse of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s 1974 hit single “Sweet Home Alabama” — “Muscle Shoals has got the Swampers / and they've been known to pick a song or two” — probably confused generations of pre-Wikipedia radio...
| May 8, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Spotlight Theatre and Front Street Bistro announces the start of "Brunch and a Movie" on Sundays, when a specially selected classic film will be shown at noon.
Brunch menu items include a bistro frittata, berry French toast, breakfast flatbread with...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Let's hear it for Spring Break!
We put life on hold for a few days last week to partake in a family vacation which culminated in some amazing activities in the Tampa, Florida area.
First, we headed to the Clearwater Marine Aqarium to visit Winter, the...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 10:17 AM
They called him ``Skirts'' behind his back and he had to build a high fence around his Kensington home to ward off curiosity seekers.
The local legend of William T. Sloper has prompted unabashed giggles and piqued the curiosity of area residents ever...