| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:13 PM
JFK incited our nationalistic fervor by challenging us to show our technological superiority by landing the first man on the moon. What was the next step? A colony there to grow tobacco? One to mine Mars?
| Jul 9, 2014
| 7:20 AM
"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is an action-packed epic, a moving sci-fi allegory rendered in broad, lush strokes by the latest state of the computer animator's art.
Yes, you will believe a chimp can talk, ride a horse and fire a machine gun. These...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 9:58 AM
Like "2001: A Space Odyssey," Jake Kasdan's "Sex Tape" is a grim cautionary fable about the evils of technology, in this case pitting its desperate protagonists against an unseen force people refer to as "the cloud."
Unlike "2001," it's also a stupid,...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 11:53 AM
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Get ready for the dog days of summer with the winning customer entry in the Lakeview spot's National Hot Dog Month contest—a Vienna beef hot dog covered in homemade mac 'n' cheese. 9...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:40 PM
The pulp science-fiction magazine was left by a maid in his family's posh upper eastside apartment.
Fred Ordway picked it up, and knew from that moment what he would grow up to be.
Ordway, 87, who died July 1 in Huntsville, Ala., devoured science-...