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  • TV Review: 'Welcome to Sweden'

    "Cute" isn't always a flattering term in TV circles, but it happily applies to "Welcome to Sweden," a classic fish-out-of-water concept created by and starring Greg Poehler, whose better-known sister Amy joins him as a producer. Despite rifling through...
  • Rob Owen: Summertime sitcoms fizzle

    Summertime and the viewing is ... funny? Not necessarily. July brings with it a bounty of scripted comedies on both broadcast and cable networks but the results are more fizzle than sizzle. Let's start with the more ambitious shows and work our way down...
  • Alex Morgan Bringing Game (And Fun) To East Hartford

    Alex Morgan Bringing Game (And Fun) To East Hartford
    EAST HARTFORD — From Sao Paulo to Fenway Park, empirical analytics is everything in sports these days. So we don't need an opinion from Alex Morgan, we need a metric. Alex, on the scale of one to 10 — one being football is played only on...
  • Smith's 'The Farm' falls flat

    "The Farm" by Tom Rob Smith; Grand Central (368 pages, $26) Tom Rob Smith's new novel is built on an intriguing premise that unravels swiftly. A young Londoner named Daniel gets a call from his father in Sweden, where his parents have retired to a farm...
  • Ellen Gray: 'Welcome to Sweden,' 'Working the Engels' come to NBC

    Lena Olin is going to be funny on NBC this summer. I didn't expect to write that sentence any more than you probably expected to read it, but encountering the unexpected is one of the joys of this job, and of "Welcome to Sweden," which is already a hit...
  • 'Last Sentence' puts a period on life of a Hitler critic

    "The Last Sentence," the fine new biographical film by Jan Troell, is a more sophisticated work than it appears about a man whose life was more complicated than the world knew. That man, Torgny Segerstedt, was a Swedish newspaper editor celebrated in...
  • 'Last Sentence' gives WWII Swedish editor the last word on the Nazis

     'Last Sentence' gives WWII Swedish editor the last word on the Nazis
    A few days after Adolf Hitler came to power in Germany in 1933, Torgny Segerstedt, the editor in chief of one of Sweden's major newspapers, wrote a scathing article about Der F├╝hrer and the Nazi regime: "To force the politics and press of the entire world...
  • What Stockholm can teach L.A. when it comes to reducing traffic fatalities

    What Stockholm can teach L.A. when it comes to reducing traffic fatalities
    New York's new mayor, Bill de Blasio, has promised to make the streets of his city safer for those who travel them, whether by foot, bicycle or car. How? By following Sweden's lead. Over the last 15 years, Stockholm has cut pedestrian deaths by 31%...
  • Hasek among Hall of Fame selections

    The Sports Xchange Hasek among Hall of Fame selections Goaltender Dominik Hasek, center Peter Forsberg, center Mike Modano and defenseman Rob Blake were selected to the Hockey Hall of Fame, it was announced Monday. The four player were joined by...
  • BBC Commemorates World War I With Four Years Worth of Programming

    The carnage, horror, bravery and humanity of World War I has inspired such bigscreen fare as "All Quiet on the Western Front," "Paths of Glory" and "Gallipoli" -- and now, as the centenary of the outbreak of the "war to end all wars" approaches on July...
  • Ekblad goes No. 1 to Panthers in NHL draft

    PHILADELPHIA — The Florida Panthers selected defenseman Aaron Ekblad with the first overall pick of the 2014 NHL Draft on Friday night at the Wells Fargo Center. The Barrie captain was named the Ontario Hockey League Most Outstanding Defenseman in...