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  • Systemic failure in a society with skewed values

    Alibis, apologies, excuses spew from the NFL and team offices. The heavy foot of corporate sponsorship weighs in to exert influence on decisions. The excesses are scrutinized, and the patronage of women viewers becomes the focus of the debate. Where...
  • Hartford Library To Mark Banned Books Week With Look At Comic-Book Scare

    Hartford Library To Mark Banned Books Week With Look At Comic-Book Scare
    In 2008, David Hajdu published "The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic Book Scare and How It Changed America," a historical look at 1950s paranoia aimed at the perceived moral depravity of comic books. He traveled around promoting it, but never had any book...
  • Societal values reflected in the distorted mirror of Isla Vista killer

    One of the many disturbing elements of the Isla Vista killings is the mirror it holds up -- a distorted mirror, but a mirror nonetheless -- to the less admirable aspects of Southern California society. For all his demented way of viewing societal...
  • A narrow and dated view of college [Letter]

    A narrow and dated view of college [Letter]
    Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s most recent column ("College: where kids become leftists," May 28) is a perfect exemplar of the necessity some folks feel to firmly grasp tradition in the face of progressive change. The entire column, with its many pointed...
  • Paul Greenberg: Europe remains Europe, more's the pity

    Others may have taken a three-day weekend for Memorial Day, but the news never stops. Especially out of Europe, which continues to produce more bad news than it can safely absorb, which may explain why it was the origin of two world wars during the last...
  • AMC Networks To Revamp WE tv In Quest For Broader Viewership

    AMC Networks is mindful that its We network has a predominantly female audience. But the company also recognizes there's a broader crowd that might turn to the outlet if served the right fare. Since 2001, when then-owner Cablevision Systems launched "WE:...
  • Boom! TNT goes for genre drama at upfront

    Boom! TNT goes for genre drama at upfront
    TNT used its upfront presentation Wednesday to introduce a "brand refresh" and a slate of programming heavy on action and supernatural thrills. The network's new tagline, "TNT Drama. Boom." and refreshed direction is designed to attract younger and "a...
  • Turner To Steer TNT To Edgier Programs

    Like the dynamite its moniker suggests, TNT could use a few more explosions - at least in the mind of its corporate owner. With its ratings down and its recent programs skewing too old for its own executives' tastes, TNT is getting a makeover. The Time...
  • Mayor addresses challenges, successes in Laguna

    Mayor addresses challenges, successes in Laguna
    The city is changing more now than at any time in the past couple decades, Mayor Elizabeth Pearson told a group of business leaders at the annual State of the City address May 8 at the Montage Laguna Beach. A demographic shift, coupled with increased...
  • Text Of Wyman's Speech Accepting Nomination For Re-Election

    Text Of Wyman's Speech Accepting Nomination For Re-Election
    Here is the text of Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman's speech Friday, accepting the Democratic Party's nomination to run for re-election, as prepared for delivery:  Thank you. Thank you very much.  I want to start by thanking my husband of 47 years Mike, my...
  • Brochin, DeJuliis square off in redrawn north county district

    Brochin, DeJuliis square off in redrawn north county district
    Baltimore County Democrat Jim Brochin calls himself the most independent member of the Maryland Senate. That kind of talk hasn't won him too many friends among party leaders. Gov. Martin O'Malley has endorsed his opponent. So has Baltimore County...