| Oct 13, 2011
| 11:38 AM
A pastor supporting Rick Perry calls Mormonism a "cult." Is that untrue?
Well, what's the difference between a "cult" and a "religion"? Not easy to say. Many people think they know the difference when they see it. Scientology and the Rev. Sun Myung Moon'...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 11:50 AM
It's good to be a Goodspeed Musicals member.
Members get to see private readings/workshops at the two theaters (Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam; Norma Terris Theatre in Chester).
Like the new musical in development "Tuck," based in the 2002...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 4:06 PM
Fred Karger is on a roll.
He says last week he was the first presidential candidate to personally file for the New Hampshire primary. Then he learned that his nemeses, the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) and ProtectMarriage.com, lost a federal...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 1:19 PM
The thinking goes this way: If known liberals like me want Mitt Romney to be the GOP presidential nominee, then the conservatives will smell a rat and nominate someone else who doesn't stand a chance of defeating President Obama.
Of course, I'm not...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 8:07 AM
Even before Jennifer Blood's pulsing Maria warbled her first note, "The Sound of Music" at the Drury Lane Theatre had $2 million in the bank.
That's a modest amount in Broadway terms, where advance ticket sales are closely watched as a key indicator of...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 11:31 AM
A former speechwriter for the real president of the United States, Barack Obama, is now writing for a fictional president central to a sitcom pilot called "1600 Penn," which NBC committed to developing this week.
The show will focus on the comedic...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 9:30 PM
A few years ago, my son-in-law enrolled for a master's degree at a renowned theological seminary.
Soon after, he was asked to meet with the admissions director. He was asked if he was a Mormon, to which he replied "yes." He was then informed that...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 1:22 PM
Below is a sampling of recent letters to the editor and op-eds printed by the Los Angeles Times about local issues or local authors. To have your views printed in the Pasadena Sun, please send an email to Editor Dan Evans at firstname.lastname@example.org or...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 10:16 AM
Speaking for the Obama campaign on a conference call to discuss Republicans' position on illegal immigration, a Texas congressman called Mitt Romney's hard-line stance "incredibly perplexing" because of attacks he's faced for his Mormon faith.
| Nov 23, 2011
| 11:28 AM
A new poll suggests that Mitt Romney's faith could play a role in the 2012 Republican nominating race, with a sizable portion of respondents saying they believe that Mormonism is a non-Christian faith.
The survey from the Pew Research Center for the...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 2:05 PM
If real-life holiday drama has you down — or you simply want to take a break from the fun-but-hectic festivities and relax — we’ve got a list that you can check twice, filled with shows both naughty and nice. Traditional to irreverent,...