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  • Clive Barker on ‘Nightbreed’: ‘Where there are monsters, I feel home’

     
    In 1990, horror novelist Clive Barker released “Nightbreed,” his second feature film as a writer-director. The follow-up to his provocative […]...
  • REVIEW: 'The Real Thing' at American Airlines Theatre

    REVIEW: 'The Real Thing' at American Airlines Theatre
    We're all vulnerable in love and marriage — even arty, self-aware British intellectuals who pride themselves on their carefully constructed and seemingly unimpeachable castles of wit, irony and intellectual fortitude. That's the main theme —...
  • Denis Johnson's carefully arranged derangement

     Denis Johnson's carefully arranged derangement
    Denis Johnson tends to let his work speak for itself. Since the publication of his debut novel, "Angels," in 1983 he's written some of the most essential books in contemporary American literature, but he doesn't often talk about them. "My general policy,"...
  • Ebola crisis hasn't produced surge in donations

    PITTSBURGH After a devastating earthquake rocked the island nation of Haiti in January 2010, unsolicited checks immediately poured into Brother's Brother Foundation a Pittsburgh nonprofit that collects and ships medical supplies to hospitals and clinics...
  • Live Cats Part Of Real Art Ways Exhibit

    Live Cats Part Of Real Art Ways Exhibit
    From Nov. 1 to Dec. 7, there will be new artists-in-residence at Real Art Ways in Hartford. Visitors who like what they see can't take the art home with them, but they can take the artists home. The "artists" are homeless cats. They will live at the...
  • A case for reading political fiction

    A case for reading political fiction
    In an understandably cynical mood about the fractured state of American government, one might be inclined to wonder: When so much of politics and what politicians say is fiction to begin with, what does a reader need with political fiction? Fiction as...
  • Liberal or conservative? Brain's 'disgust' reaction holds the answer

    Liberal or conservative? Brain's 'disgust' reaction holds the answer
    Think your political beliefs arise from logic and reason? Think again. A team of scientists who studied the brains of liberal, moderate and conservative people found that they could tell who leaned left and who leaned right based on how their brains...
  • Democracy's most cherished act

    Democracy! A word, a way of life, our highest ideal: Everyone is equal; no one is marginal. I still feel the force of this word, though the middle syllable -- "mock" -- grows increasingly dominant when I hear it, especially now, as election season...
  • As deflation deadline nears, BOJ faces prospect of failure

    TOKYO (Reuters) - With just five months left before Governor Haruhiko Kuroda's self-imposed deadline for banishing deflation, the Bank of Japan is preparing for failure, and the first casualty could be its facade of board unity. There is almost no way...
  • WHO official is cautiously optimistic on world response to Ebola

    GENEVA The World Health Organization has detected slowing in the number of reported new cases of Ebola infections in West Africa in recent days, leading its top official in charge of combating the outbreak to express cautious optimism Wednesday that...
  • Fox News expert calls for 'American jihad'

    Fox News expert calls for 'American jihad'
    Psychiatrist Keith Ablow, a regular Fox News contributor, has penned a column expressing some views that need to be discussed. I know this because Brian Kilmeade, co-host of the morning comedy program "Fox & Friends," said on today's show that Ablow has...