| Mar 14, 2011
| 6:03 PM
Fernando Perdomo (photo by Beth Black)
Fernando Perdomo of Dreaming in Stereo
Dreaming in Stereo frontman Fernando Perdomo addresses sharp, painful and sometimes ugly truths about relationships, addiction and...
| Feb 14, 2011
Each week, The Sun's John McIntyre presents a moderately obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar — another brick to add to the wall of your working vocabulary. Use it in a sentence in a comment on his blog, You Don't say, and...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 8:00 AM
In last week’s Five for Friday post, I half-filled my coffee mug with orange Kool-Aid, listing five reasons to be optimistic about the Orioles finally breaking the .500 mark in 2011. But today, my mug is half-empty, and the sweet taste of winning...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 2:30 PM
I had two goals before I booked my flight to Europe: Get the lowest price, and travel with the fewest stops possible. Air Berlin offered the best fare, but little did I know its name would be so prescient.
For the first trip outside the country with my...
| May 10, 2011
| 9:12 AM
For decades children have gotten enjoyment out of playing video games. Now as technology and interests have evolved game systems aren't just for the young anymore, but also for the young at heart.
Want to get in on the game? Here's what you need to...
| May 13, 2011
Q: I recently bought an LG Quantum phone. (You have no idea how hard it was for me to finally give up my reliable RazR-3 ... but I had to.)
Anyway, my grown-up married kids and their friends all have phones that can play "Words With Friends." I wanna...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 7:21 AM
New York State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Nirav Shah, issued a rare order last week. He banned the sale of bath salts.
Bath salts? You bet. But these aren't your grandmother's Epsom salts.
These are sold under names like “White Lightning,”...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 7:19 PM
"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" has been around the local block a few times, but its current incarnation at the Newport Theatre Arts Center is as fully realized a production as you're likely to encounter.
Superbly directed and...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 9:57 AM
Two popular actresses of different generations, in a story of romance vanished and recovered.
It's the perfect formula for a Valentine's Day-season movie, and even more so as a Hallmark Hall of Fame entry. Airing Sunday, Jan. 30, the moving CBS drama...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 10:28 AM
Somewhere out there, a guy named Leon is also known as Big Tiny. I learned this after randomly accepting a Words With Friends game invite. I assumed I was playing a WGN viewer until my opponent messaged, "Leon, is that you?" I guess the person expected an...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 9:21 AM
Alec Baldwin said it got him kicked off a plane.
John Mayer called it "the new Twitter."
Both celebs are obviously fans of Words With Friends, but neither can boast the game hooked them up with the love of their life, like Megan Lawless and Jasper...