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  • News of the Weird: Everybody Needs a Hug

    News of the Weird: Everybody Needs a Hug
    After its launch was delayed for a month by the Madison, Wis., city attorney, the Snuggle House was cleared and scheduled to open on Nov. 15 to provide in-bed, pajama-clad “intimate, non-sexual touch(ing)” for $60 an hour. “So many people,” said assistant manager Emily Noon, “don't have a significant other in their lives” and “just need to be held” (including, she said, the elderly and hospice patients, who are part of the target clientele). The city's delay was, a spokesman said, to assure that Snuggle House had protocols for dealing with “risky” situations in which a customer refuses to take “no sex” for an answer. (Snuggle House has prominent surveillance cameras and panic buttons for the staff.)
  • Review: 'Hank and Asha' lovingly charm each other, and the audience

     Review: 'Hank and Asha' lovingly charm each other, and the audience
    The span of an entire romance unfolds in a most unconventional way in the unique — and uniquely captivating — "Hank and Asha." While director James E. Duff, who co-wrote and produced with editor Julia Morrison, has fashioned a love story for...

    Chip Scoggins: Good Samaritan effort helps parents of Minnesota hockey player

    PHILADELPHIA New Prague High School athletic director Brad Skogerboe left work Thursday evening in time to get home and watch the Minnesota Gophers hockey team play in the national semifinals. On his way out of school, Skogerboe ran into Bob Ambroz, a...

    College Park author chronicles her father's remarkable history

    College Park author chronicles her father's remarkable history
    Joanie Schirm was born in Florida, to parents who had emigrated here. It was only after her parents died in 2000, that Schirm started a long journey, one that she is still on today, to research and learn more about her family history. It’s the...

    Vera Chytilova, Key Czech Director of the 1960s New Wave, Dies at 85

    Czech film director Vera Chytilova, one of the leading filmmakers of the new wave of Czechoslovak cinema in the 1960s, has died. She was 85. Czech public radio and television, citing relatives, say Chytilova, often called the "first lady of Czech cinema,...