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  • reFramed: In conversation with David Magnusson

     
    A purity ball is a ceremony where young girls promise to “live pure lives before God,” and to remain virgins until marriage. In return, their fathers sign a commitment promising to protect their daughters’ chastity. Sometimes rings are...
  • ‘Divergent’ director Neil Burger: Tris Prior’s tale is a hero myth

     
    Tris Prior may be arriving on the big screen after Katniss Everdeen of “The Hunger Games,” Clary Fray of “The […]...
  • ‘Divergent’: Ansel Elgort talks Caleb, ‘The Fault in Our Stars’

     
    “Divergent” is expected to be a blockbuster when it opens in theaters Friday, but for fans of the bestselling young […]...
  • Hamas values child martyrs [Letter]

    Hamas values child martyrs [Letter]
    Letter writer Judy Chernak eloquently addresses the realities of fighting a war against a terrorist organization that has enmeshed itself in a civilian population ("Hamas must give up its rockets before talks can proceed," July 29). Every Palestinian...
  • Here's how it's done-6

    Picky, Wordville's British honorary consul, recommends consideration of the peroration of A.J.P. Taylor's English History 1914-1945. "The rhythm is particularly effective, I think," he says. Let's have a look:   In the second World War the British...
  • What's so offensive about Esquire's praise of 42-year-old women?

    Tom Junod set the social web aflame with his article praising 42-year-old women. Never did one think that Esquire, a men’s magazine that’s stayed above the lad mag fray, could enrage so many people. But that it did, with people accusing...
  • Connecticut's Changing Landscape Reflects Cultural Shifts

    Connecticut's Changing Landscape Reflects Cultural Shifts
    The Connecticut landscape has dramatically changed over the 250 years since The Hartford Courant was founded. Once covered mostly with farms, forests and small agricultural villages, today, our landscape is suburban subdivisions, strip malls, office...
  • Evidence trail

    With Bob Jones Neither vulnerable. South deals. NORTH S-8 7 6 H-K 9 7 4 D-K 5 3 C-A J 5 WEST EAST S-K Q J 10 5 3 S-9 4 2 H-Q 10 8 5 2 H-6 D-Void D-Q J 8 C-10 7 C-Q 9 8 6 4 2 SOUTH S-A H-A J 3 D-A 10 9 7 6 4 2 C-K 3 The bidding: SOUTH...
  • Proposed Mission Hills development debated for 8 hours

    Proposed Mission Hills development debated for 8 hours
    The potential impact on flooding, property values and open space were among the issues that brought hundreds of people to a meeting that stretched on for eight hours about a proposed Northbrook-area housing development. The proposal, headed by...
  • 'Transformers': A Splendidly Patriotic Film, If You Happen To Be Chinese (Opinion)

    Occasionally for better but often for worse, Michael Bay has been a trailblazer for this generation of studio filmmakers, whose films bear the mark of his dizzying editing and grandiose compositions. Bay's films generally feast at the box office but...
  • Ramos says he will run for council

    Ramos says he will run for council
    A longtime Costa Mesa resident and relative newcomer to the city's political scene announced Tuesday his candidacy for City Council. Lee Ramos, 70, has lived in Costa Mesa for 67 years and witnessed the growth of the city, once known for farming and a...