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  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Community' on NBC

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 13 - 19, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES 30 for 30 The late '80s-early '90s heyday...
  • Dear Abby shuts down Tampa couple unhappy with gay neighbors

    Dear Abby shuts down Tampa couple unhappy with gay neighbors
    A couple new to Florida penned a letter to Dear Abby asking her for advice on how to deal with the two gay couples in their neighborhood and what Abby delivered was a reality check for the close-minded pair. The woman writing the letter wrote that she...
  • Green with envy over 'Fifty Shades of Gray'

    While you were sleeping -- or having wild, passionate sex -- publishing history was being made. This week, a trilogy of "mommy porn" hit the $20 million sales mark in the United States, surpassing records set by both "The Da Vinci Code" and "Harry Potter....
  • Donating your kids' gifts

    Donating your kids' gifts
     Half your kid's gifts are untouched. Should you suggest donating a few? Parent advice From our panel of staff contributors I think the more practical thing to do is to suggest donating used things that the child has outgrown or doesn't use...
  • DEC 9 | TribNation Holiday Book Fair

    DEC 9 | TribNation Holiday Book Fair
    TribNation Holiday Book Fair at Open Books on Monday, December 9th  Chicago Tribune and Agate Publishing have released six books in recent weeks featuring some of the Tribune's most popular writers, weekly features and historic photos. At this free...
  • Jon Anderson, 1936-2014

    Jon Anderson, 1936-2014
    Jon Anderson, an unflappable Canadian with a shock of white hair, a patrician demeanor and a cheerful facility in French, quickly stood out in 1970s-era Chicago newsrooms marked by chain-smoking reporters, clacking typewriters, hurled invectives and...
  • Dinner invitation is accepted on host's terms, not guest's

    Dinner invitation is accepted on host's terms, not guest's
    Dear Miss Manners: When my husband and I were invited to a friend's dinner party, I replied that I did not think we could arrive in time for dinner, due to a work commitment with a specific end time, but that we could arrive after dinner if that would...
  • Dropping the 'L' bomb

    Dropping the 'L' bomb
    Look no further than Amy Webb's short-lived romance with a bass player for evidence of the emotional stakes surrounding that very first "I love you." "I'd gone to see him perform, and after his first set ended, he came over and told me I was the love of...
  • Online posts reveal the dark side of sharing

    Online posts reveal the dark side of sharing
    Dear Miss Manners: My Facebook friends have wonderful lives, and I am glad for them. They have the best boyfriend/girlfriend/husband/wife. ("Yeah, be jealous," demands one young lady about the man in her life.) Their sons and daughters win academic...
  • Helping others in the office is a way to help yourself

    Q. The advice in your column often seems geared to avoid making other people uncomfortable. My job is hard enough without having to walk on eggshells about other people's feelings. Since the tools you teach seem to be tricky to learn and take time, how...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Kate Bosworth was born in Los Angeles, Calif., on this day in 1983. This birthday gal has starred in such films as "Straw Dogs," "Superman Returns" and "Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!" Bosworth made her film debut opposite Robert...