| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:00 PM
"Yes Is the Answer" is a collection of 20 essays related to progressive rock and its somewhat less regularly derided cousin art rock. Fifteen of the writers care about the subject, or used to. The other five came along to kibitz — a chess term for...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 7:46 AM
Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a moderately obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar — another brick to add to the wall of your working vocabulary. This week's word:
Adam started us in the naming...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Now that Christmas is over, I have a new seasonal tune stuck in my head. Maybe it wasn't intended as a holiday song, but it's one I often find myself humming around the end of December and start of January: "Nothing Was Delivered," an obscure Bob Dylan...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 8:12 PM
Q: I believe in the non-violent teachings of Jainism (an Indian religion that predates both Hinduism and Buddhism). We teach this song to young Jain children. It expresses the belief in "ahimsa," which means the unconditional compassion for both animals...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Hyundai let word slip on Monday of its plans for the 2013 Detroit Auto Show.
The automaker revealed a sketch of a concept vehicle it's calling HCD-14. Shown only in a silhouetted profile, the drawing depicts a vehicle in the four-door coupe style...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Audi will use the 2013 Detroit Auto Show to add a little more speed to its lineup.
The company will be unveiling on Monday, Jan. 14 a revised R8 lineup for 2014, an RS5 convertible and the fastest version yet of its Q5 crossover SUV, the SQ5.
| Jan 10, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Vernon B. Morris Jr., a retired Westinghouse Electric Corp. engineer, died Monday of renal failure at the Genesis HealthCare Cromwell Center. He was 88.
Vernon Byron Morris Jr. was born in Baltimore and raised on Lanvale Street. He was a 1941 graduate of...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:54 PM
In her swirling debut novel "The Threads of the Heart," the French writer Carole Martinez follows the turbulent life of Frasquita Carasco, a 19th century Spanish seamstress with mystical powers.
The witty, dark and surreal novel is narrated by Soledad,...
| Jan 17, 2013
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Attempting to revive both parts of the term "Old West," "The Last Stand" stars 65-year-old Arnold Schwarzenegger as a small-town Arizona sheriff who, needless to say, don't take no crap from nobody.
Stepping up even though it's his...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Upset that his mother would not pay off his debt to drug dealers, Genesis Collins Jr. set himself on fire and embraced her, leaving Audrey Collins with burns that ultimately killed her, prosecutors said.
On Wednesday, a Baltimore jury convicted Collins,...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:59 AM
Hell froze over. Rush is in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
It took the Rock Hall opening up the nomination process to the fans, who voted overwhelmingly for the Canadian trio. It's a convenient compromise: the Rock Hall now gets to correct the most...