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  • 20 years after Magic & HIV

     
    Twenty years ago, I remember dad picking me up from school while the car radio told us that NBA star Magic Johnson had something called HIV. Today I listened to Magic two decades later sounding healthy, telling us how he had to pop 15 pills, three times a...
  • Slamdance announces films for 2012 festival

     
    Slamdance film festival announces lineup for 2012...
  • Sunday: Pico Iyer's long sentences and Stephen Hawking's birthday

     
    In an essay for the Times, Pico Iyer writes that he's composing longer sentences to save us from "the bombardment of the moment." Sunday is also Stephen Hawking's 70th birthday and Sara Lippincott reviews a new book on Hawking by Kitty Ferguson....
  • Discovery Channel’s “All Star Dealers” on deck

     
    [There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.] It's one of the most American of American dreams — finding a home run ball hit by a Lou Gehrig, a Mickey Mantle or a Hank Aaron and buying it for a...
  • Film Crew to join Ellis Family on Orlando Walk to Defeat ALS

     
    Taking literal steps to help defeat Lou Gehrig’s Disease, a paralyzing and deadly disease also called ALS, more than a thousand community members are expected to join patient Dan Ellis and his family on The Walk to Defeat ALS, at Lake Eola Friday. A...
  • This Sunday: John Leonard, AIDS and Carl Hiaasen, too

     
    John Leonard's collected essays, a book on genesis of the AIDS pandemic and another YA book by Carl Hiassen are all part of our Sunday coverage....
  • University of Redlands names new president

     
    The next president of the University of Redlands will be Ralph W. Kuncl, a neurology professor who has been the provost and executive vice president at the University of Rochester, school officials announced Saturday. Kuncl is expected in mid-August to......
  • Warner Bros. to release Samuel Goldwyn film library on DVD

     
    Warner Bros. has signed a multi-year deal to release 73 classic films from produced by industy legend Samuel Goldwyn on DVD....
  • Lowen and Navarro's Eric Lowen dies of ALS at 60

     
    Eric Lowen, 60, a singer, songwriter, guitarist and half of the Lowen and Navarro folk group who with his songwriting partner Dan Navarro penned “We Belong” for Pat Benatar, died Friday at Kaiser Permanente Panorama City Hospital, the band...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Brother, can you spare $48 million?

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Budget negotiations between Republican legislative leaders and the Corbett administration resume today -- but with a new wrinkle. Yesterday, the Legislature's new Independent Fiscal Office predicted the state will...
  • Fund-raiser to feature six music acts to support fight against Lou Gehrig's disease

     
    A musical event featuring six regional acts – playing to raise funds for the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also called Lou Gehrig’s Disease, will be held Sept. 22 at Main Gate nightclub in Allentown. Larry O'Rourke Rock for ALS....