| Dec 23, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" has drawn mixed reviews -- even among the Variety critics. Here, in addition to Scott Foundas' full review, Justin Chang and Peter Debruge offer competing takes.
In "The Wolf of Wall...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:06 AM
I don't coordinate with the Sun Sentinel's editorial board/page, but with the Florida Supreme Court about to rule whether a constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana can appear on the November 2014 ballot, it turned out to be Cannabis Sunday...
| Oct 27, 2013
Here are three new audiobook releases to check out.
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| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:33 PM
I keep waiting for the news that prosecutors in Pennsylvania have come to their senses and dropped criminal charges against Barbara Mancini.
But so far, that hasn't happened, which means the Philadelphia resident, an emergency room nurse, may soon be on...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Police are questioning a person of interest in the shooting of a 6-year-old boy, who was hit in the chest on his way to a tutoring class with his two brothers in the Gage Park neighborhood.
Detectives were seeking a second person in the shooting,...
| Nov 9, 2013
Most of the mail that crosses my desk deals with politics, policy and other largely impersonal subjects. Occasionally, readers will tell their own deeply personal stories as a way to inform a discussion. Several did just that in response to Steve Lopez'...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:36 AM
Yo, dude, didn't your mom ever tell you about this adage: You snooze, you lose.
And now charges suggest you're a member of the 3M Club: Busted with marijuana, morphine and MDMA.
Deputies near Daytona Beach said they found a Miami man, identified as...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 9:22 PM
There's a question that continues to surface in the case of Barbara Mancini, the Philladelphia nurse charged with assisted suicide for giving morphine to her 93-year-old, terminally ill father: Why is the Attorney General's Office investing its...
| Nov 27, 2013
There was nothing funny about Saturday's blog post by Scott Adams, creator of the "Dilbert" comic strip.
"I hope my father dies soon," it began. "And while I'm at it, I might want you to die a painful death too."
The 600-word essay was a raw,...
| Nov 26, 2013
Whatever you think about the potential evils of carbohydrates, most people agree that they're tough to kick. Between cookie cravings, the lure of comforting pastas and the discovery that your fruit salad is a carb bonanza, it's no wonder many people throw...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Printers Row Journal picks its top 10 books from 2013, plus 50 worth an honorable mention. This list was compiled by the editors of Printers Row from previous reviews.
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