| Dec 20, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with Jerry Berkowitz, cantor at Congregation Etz Chaim in Wilton Manors.
Q: How do you work out your official positions at one synagogue while serving as cantor at...
| May 27, 2011
Maryland is no stranger to movies and TV, but with the filming of the HBO political drama "Game Change" here, our small state has taken on its toughest role ever -- Alaska.
Yet production designer Michael Corenblith and set decorator Tiffany Zappulla...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 12:53 PM
Tom Yeager has spent the last 12,000-plus days administering college sports. Few, if any, were as encouraging, refreshing and downright revolutionary as Tuesday and Wednesday.
The Colonial Athletic Association's commissioner since its 1985 inception,...
| Aug 27, 2011
On a recent steamy Saturday evening, 11 members of Deborah Rae Wright's book club — black, white, Indian and Jewish women — gathered in her meticulously restored Craftsman home on the rundown west side of the Mississippi capital. The topic was...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 10:18 AM
Moviegoers who saw Ravens offensive tackle Michael Oher's saga depicted in the "The Blind Side" recall Sean Tuohy Jr. as the future football star's rambunctious little brother who interrogated big-time college coaches when they came to the family's...
| Nov 13, 2011
Growing up in New Orleans, writer Michael Lewis learned three lessons that stuck with him for life:
Success and happiness are very different things.
Never become a lawyer.
You don't need to come from a bookish environment to know how to spin a...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Thanks "The Walking Dead", now I no longer have to wonder what a zombie's panties look like. And I no longer have to wonder what it would be like to see a zombie in its panties have its stomach slit open with a pocket knife. It made me feel a little...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 1:24 PM
It's time to play one of our favorite yearly games at Times Community News: Can You Outguess the Features Editor? And no, that's not a rhetorical question. You probably can.
Last year, incurable Oscar junkie that I am, I challenged readers to beat my...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 6:47 PM
Over the years, Ravens offensive tackle Michael Oher hasn't exactly made it a secret about his discontent regarding how he's portrayed in the movie about his life.
Oher had an extremely rough upbringing, growing up in Memphis, Tenn., with a mother...
| Jan 22, 2010
"Extraordinary Measures," starring Brendan Fraser and Harrison Ford, is a desperate drama of a father racing against time to find a cure for a rare genetic disease that is killing two of his children. So you know going in that the challenge for director...
| Nov 18, 2009
The movie based on his life story premieres in New York City Tuesday night, but Ravens rookie offensive lineman Michael Oher won't be there.
Given that he is in the midst of his first season in the NFL, that shouldn't be a surprise, said his adoptive...