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  • "Hunger" tells an extraordinary story from the Siege of Leningrad

    "Hunger" tells an extraordinary story from the Siege of Leningrad
    The new production at the Lifeline Theatre is, in essence, the story of a group of people slowly starving to death. It is a measure of the quality of the acting here — and, looking at the ensemble as a whole, I don't think I've seen a better acted...
  • Newspeak spoken here

    George Orwell's nightmarish vision of the future in his novel "1984" didn't end on its last page. For it left behind a whole language with its own rules, vocabulary, purpose, and still continuing relevance: Newspeak. Nor did "1984" begin as fiction,...
  • Are city, activists ready to compromise on homeless feedings?

    Are city, activists ready to compromise on homeless feedings?
    We have many bits of tid in today's Friday Files. But first, an update on the battle between the city of Orlando and the activists atLake Eola. In Wednesday's column, I made a pitch for compromise in this long-running feud, which isn't helping anyone....
  • Free-market pols should go after taxes

    Free-market pols should go after taxes
    Florida's case against tax dodgers Expedia, Orbitz and other online-travel companies just got a lot easier. Recently released documents from a court case in Georgia help Florida make its case by showing that the companies knew as far back as 2003 that...
  • State must quickly clean up incentive data

    State must quickly clean up incentive data
    It turns out a virtual clown brigade has been minding the $1.7 billion Florida has promised to companies in exchange for creating jobs and investing in the state. How else do you explain the flow of wrong and misleading information out of the...
  • From the Age of Monarchs to the Age of Executives

    One of my sons and his wife returned from a trip to Paris a couple weeks ago. They came for dinner and showed us their pictures. Of the Palace at Versailles and its magnificence, he remarked, "No wonder there was a revolution." I had the same reaction...
  • Carjackers jump in car, see stick shift -- and run away

     
    Two would-be carjackers were foiled when they tried to steal a car with a manual transmission. They couldn't drive a stick shift....
  • TradeWinds Resort in St. Pete Beach offers Beef O’Brady’s Bowl package

     
    The TradeWinds Island Resorts – the official beach resort of the Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl St. Petersburg – is offering some extras to entice fans to the Dec. 20 game between FIU and Marshall University at Tropicana Field. Read...
  • Monday Morning Reads: Texting, Marching Band and Lt. Gov. Carroll

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Monday to you. Florida lawmakers returned to their home districts after a hectic final committee week before the full legislative session begins that will be fraught with political fights over redistricting,...
  • Next year's Pocono IndyCar race to be televised by NBC Sports Network

     
    IndyCar just released its television schedule for next year and the race at Pocono Raceway on July 6 is set to be broadcast on the NBC Sports Network. IndyCar's return to Pocono this past July was televised by ABC, but perhaps the change in format to a...
  • Rolling Stones, Grateful Dead and more: Kenneth Turan's DVD picks

     
    "The Rolling Stones on the Ed Sullivan Show," "The Grateful Dead Movie," "Aki Kaurismaki's Leningrad Cowboys" prove that DVDs are not just for stories, they can capture and convey all manner of musical performance....