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  • William "Dean" McNaughton

    William "Dean" McNaughton
    William “Dean” McNaughton,  a Balboa Island and Newport Beach resident, died peacefully June 3, 2012 with his family at his side.  He was 89 years old. Dean was born in Bicknell, Indiana, on March 6, 1923.  He attended high school in Pekin,...
  • Feedback: What's on your bedside table?

    Feedback: What's on your bedside table?
    "The Pale King" by David Foster Wallace. It's not always an easy read, but it's funny. It's fascinating to think about how hard it must've been to write and sad to know it's his last. — Ellen Brady, Aurora I have succumbed to the hype and read...
  • An urgent task: reducing health disparities

    For the first time in history, slightly more than half of newborn Americans are people of color. It is projected that by 2050, the majority of Americans will be from minority populations. This demographic shift has serious implications on a myriad of...
  • Welcome to Human Existence, Riley!

    Welcome to Human Existence, Riley!
    Dear Riley, As the child of one of my best friend’s, Joe, I’d like to welcome you to existence in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Planet Earth, Milk Way Galaxy, Whatever Temporal Plane of Reality We Reside Upon.  Your dad just...
  • 50 years ago: 24th person killed in crash on Harford roads

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, November 15, 1962: Harford's fatality rate rose to 24 people with a crash this week 50 years ago in Aberdeen. Helen Harris, 47 of Garden City Park, N.Y., died instantly when the car in which she was...
  • 'Life of Pi' review: Survival of the surprisingly clean-shaven

    'Life of Pi' review: Survival of the surprisingly clean-shaven
    **1/2 (out of four) Boasting a title that Homer Simpson would decry for false advertising—it’s easy to imagine him hungrily moaning, “Mmm, a life of pie!”—”Life of Pi” is not really about the life of man named...
  • Bob Dole and the GOP's disability

    Bob Dole and the GOP's disability
    Much ink has been spilled in recent weeks criticizing the Republican Party and its failed presidential candidate for a lack of compassion and obvious antipathy toward "47 percent" of the electorate (if not a bit more), so it was reassuring to see two of...
  • 'Hyde Park on Hudson' review: Makes 'Lincoln' look like 'Skyfall'

    'Hyde Park on Hudson' review: Makes 'Lincoln' look like 'Skyfall'
    *1/2 (out of four) President Franklin D. Roosevelt (Bill Murray) drives his fifth cousin Daisy (Laura Linney) to an isolated field. He puts her hand on his thigh and unfastens his pants. You know where this is going. Daisy must be awfully good with...
  • WATCH: DollarShaveClub.com commercial goes viral, crashes servers

    WATCH: DollarShaveClub.com commercial goes viral, crashes servers
    It was uploaded to YouTube two days ago. It's been viewed 600,000 times since. That's a lot of razors to sell. From DollarShaveClub.com's YouTube description.... Dollar Shave Club couldn't be simpler. Select one of our great razors, pay one low monthly...
  • Great Old Broad Series: Olympia Dukakis

    Great Old Broad Series: Olympia Dukakis
    Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames. I'll post a series of these...
  • Nathan L. Chroman dies at 83; Beverly Hills lawyer and wine writer

    Nathan L. Chroman dies at 83; Beverly Hills lawyer and wine writer
    Nathan L. Chroman, a Beverly Hills attorney and wine enthusiast who wrote an influential weekly column for the Los Angeles Times during the rise of the California wine industry in the 1970s and '80s, has died. He was 83. Chroman, who contracted polio...