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  • 'The Quest' Producers Launch Social Campaign to Save ABC Show

    While the producers of "The Quest," ABC's critically hailed, ratings-challenged summer reality series, are waiting to hear whether it's been picked up for a second season, they've come up with a unique way to make their case to the network that's close to...
  • Hate football? Or maybe the real problem is maleness

    Steve Almond doesn’t like football anymore. He’s upset because football players sometimes get injured. He’s upset because football players sometimes engage in off-the-field  criminal or quasi-criminal acts. Mainly, he’s upset...
  • Great leader, little country

    November 19. That's the date a bust of Vaclav Havel is to be dedicated in National Statuary Hall at this country's Capitol, and it's perfect timing -- for November 19 will also be the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution he led and embodied in his...
  • D-Day Hero's Sacrifice Remembered

    D-Day Hero's Sacrifice Remembered
       I wanted to acknowledge a great email I got the other day from Bob and Elle Conti of Bethlehem    They read my piece this summer on D-Day hero Technical Sgt. William R. Benn of Bethlehem Township, who is honored in the Sacrifice Gallery at the...
  • Gob Squad jesters reel in REDCAT audience with mixed results

    Gob Squad jesters reel in REDCAT audience with mixed results
    The one thing you can count on with Gob Squad, the always-surprising European performance collective now at REDCAT, is that the audience won't be excluded from the multimedia act. Screens are integral to Gob Squad's aesthetic, but there's hardly an...
  • ‘The Flash: Futures End': Venditti, Jensen discuss Wally West’s fate

     
    Barry Allen is in a race against himself – specifically, his future self – and Wally West’s life hangs in […]...
  • 'He's a hero': Neighbor saves Allentown teen from third floor of burning house

    'He's a hero': Neighbor saves Allentown teen from third floor of burning house
    A 15-year-old Allentown boy was saved from the third floor of his burning house Friday afternoon by a neighbor who grabbed a small ladder, climbed to the porch roof and pulled the teen out safely. Ramon Liceaga, 34, of Green Street, guided the...
  • HBO picks up six-hour miniseries on race from David Simon

    HBO picks up six-hour miniseries on race from David Simon
    The long relationship between HBO and David Simon will continue with the Baltimore filmmaker co-writing and producing "Show Me a Hero," a six-hour miniseries, for the premium cable channel. Based on the non-fiction book of the same title by Lisa Belkin,...
  • Thousands honor lifeguard Ben Carlson at evening beach memorial

    Thousands honor lifeguard Ben Carlson at evening beach memorial
    The paddle-out Sunday morning created a circle wider than Newport Beach had ever seen. By evening, supporters had drawn tighter on shore, with many thousands coming together for a celebration of the life of Ben Carlson. Around dusk in West Newport,...
  • Around Town: Enjoying the real 'Aviation' cocktail

    Another hot Monday night at the Flintridge Proper. The Happy Hour had come and gone. Now was the time for a real cocktail. On the table before me there was a small stemmed glass. The 1935 edition of the Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book says, "Americans, as a...
  • Batman's top writer talks about hero's 75th anniversary

    Batman's top writer talks about hero's 75th anniversary
    It would have been nice to get all dramatic and scratchy-voiced right now and say that Wednesday, July 23, 2014, is the 75th anniversary of Batman, and that there can be only one Dark Knight. But that would be a lie. And it wouldn't be honoring the most...