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  • The Golden Globes -- and everything else on Sunday night!

    "TOO MUCH of a good thing is wonderful," said Mae West. Well, that might have worked for Miss West, but for mere mortals trying to watch TV without their DVRs working properly, all of last Sunday night's "good things" happened at once. The Golden Globes,...
  • Ripley's: Steve Jobs portrait made of 6,000 computer keys by Orlando artist

    Ripley's: Steve Jobs portrait made of 6,000 computer keys by Orlando artist
    Ripley's Entertainment has snapped up an unusual portrait of Apple mastermind Steve Jobs. It's made up of nearly 6,000 computer keys. The work, which is almost 7 feet tall and 4 feet wide, was created by Orlando artist Doug Powell, who tracked down...
  • Sundance: Highlights include 'Hellion,' 'Finding Fela,' 'Dinosaur 13'

    The Sundance Film Festival, which opens Thursday, does not have an annual motto, but if it did the one this year might be "We Hear You." Understanding that its frigid Park City, Utah, location makes standing in the festival's endless lines something...
  • Art frames St. Petersburg visit

    Art frames St. Petersburg visit
    You would have to go to Spain to find a larger exhibit of works by Salvador Dali than the collection at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg. Starting this weekend, the museum's 96 oil paintings, numerous original drawings, prints, sculpture, photos and...
  • California GOP Rep. McKeon joins congressional retirement parade

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) teared up Thursday as he formally announced plans to retire after more than two decades in Congress. “I should have Boehner here, right?” he joked, referring to House...
  • Book Club

    Book Club
    I haven’t read the book, nor do I plan to. I don’t generally read “political” books and besides, at over 600 pages, it violates my number one rule about books. I won’t read a book more than one inch thick. If the writer can&...
  • Is it too soon for Martin Luther King Day sales?

    Is it too soon for Martin Luther King Day sales?
    In the early 1980s, I was a (youthful) member of the editorial board of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette when the topic turned to the proposal for a national holiday to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Playing devil’s advocate, I asked whether a King holiday...
  • TCA: The unstoppable Ken Burns and 'The Address' on PBS

    TCA: The unstoppable Ken Burns and 'The Address' on PBS
    At 60, Ken Burns is just getting started. "I feel more creatively alive right now than I've ever felt in my entire life, and I think I’ve got the best job in the world," the prolific historical documentarian said Monday evening at the Television...
  • Hundreds gather for MLK day of service

    Hundreds gather for MLK day of service
    Patricia Meade made sure she had the day off for Martin Luther King Jr.'s holiday Monday. The Joliet woman used a vacation day to take the day off from work so she could join about 450 people in Joliet to give back to the community by volunteering....
  • Brown expected to stress his gains in State of the State speech

    Brown expected to stress his gains in State of the State speech
    SACRAMENTO — With the state's finances in the black and a probable reelection bid to come, Gov. Jerry Brown's State of the State address Wednesday is expected to hew to a familiar theme: Stay the course. As with the budget blueprint that Brown...
  • King's Holiday Honors Values, Recalls Lessons

    Although it's already three days gone, the older I get, the more I appreciate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Years ago, I abstained from the debate about creating yet another national holiday. I was torn between honoring a great man and the more...