| Nov 17, 2011
| 2:44 PM
By Rebecca Massie Lane
Special to The Herald-Mail
When old age shall this generation waste,
Thou shalt remain, in midst of other woe
Than ours, a friend to man, to whom thou say'st,
'Beauty is truth, truth beauty,' that is all ...
| May 13, 2011
| 12:24 PM
When the lights were switched on at the Chicago World's Fair on May 27, 1933, the city was celebrating "A Century of Progress." By the time the last visitor left the park two years later, 48 million people had marveled at the displays, including General...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 7:27 AM
Old School has been proudly serving up delicious frozen custard in the Puget Sound area since 2007.
It is a smoother, creamier, and more flavorful than any super premium ice cream. And it contains fewer calories, too!
At Old School frozen custard...
| Apr 11, 2010
Meinhardt Raabe, who played the Munchkin coroner in "The Wizard of Oz" and proclaimed that the Wicked Witch of the East was "really most sincerely dead," has died. He was 94.
Raabe died Friday morning at a hospital in Orange Park, Fla., after an apparent...
| May 16, 2009
It slices! It dices! It pierces and pokes! It pulls stubborn flesh from bone with the flick of a wrist!
And if that doesn't get your prisoner talking, perhaps the ornate chair with its spiked seat, back and arm rests will do the trick.
| May 27, 2009
| 6:33 AM
The 1933 Chicago World's Fair
To purchase a copy of the book:
The 1933 Chicago World's Fair: A Century of Progress
Saturday, June 6
12: 15 p.m.
Panel and Book Signing at Printers Row Lit Fest
525 South State Street
| Dec 7, 2008
"Lost Paradise" by Cees Nooteboom (Grove)
Nooteboom's latest novel has two protagonists. One, a young and wealthy Brazilian woman, travels to Australia, hoping to recover her life after she has been raped and left for dead in a Sao Paolo favela. There...
| Aug 23, 2009
The Real Wizard of Oz
The Life and Times of L. Frank Baum
Gotham Books: 416 pp., $28
In contrast to the rambling text that follows, the title of this biography couldn't be more cogent. L. Frank Baum, inventor of the magical Land of...