| Dec 27, 2012
| 3:28 PM
Sight and sound play a major role in the human experience, to be sure, so it's always difficult when somebody suggests we're getting too much of either.
The brightness of light bulbs and the loudness of internal combustion toys are under scrutiny, and...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Waiting For Lightning
Dec. 7, call for showtimes, Criterion Cinemas, 86 Temple St., New Haven, (203) 498-2500, bowtiecinemas.com
"Goals can be dangerous." So says pro skateboarder Rodney Mullen about 35 minutes into Waiting for Lightning, a...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 10:19 PM
7 a.m. Tennis: ATP World Tour Finals semifinal: Leander Paes-Radek Stepanek vs. Mahesh Bhupathi-Rohan Bopanna.--Tennis Ch.
8 a.m. Motorsports: MotoGP World Championship (in Valencia, Spain).--Speed
8:25 a.m. Soccer: English Premier League:...
| Jan 4, 2011
Gil Garfield, a member of the 1950s trio the Cheers, who had a top 10 hit with "Black Denim Trousers and Motorcycle Boots," has died. He was 77.
Garfield, who also was an artist and songwriter, died Saturday of cancer at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical...
| Aug 22, 2010
Michael Been, a singer, songwriter, guitarist and founding member of the Northern California modern rock band the Call, which broke out with the 1983 MTV hit "The Walls Came Down," has died. He was 60.
Been (pronounced Bean) died Thursday after suffering...
| Sep 30, 2010
Robert C. Truax, a retired Navy captain and pioneering rocket engineer whose adventurous projects included working with daredevil Evel Knievel and building a rocket in his backyard, has died. He was 93.
Truax died of prostate cancer Sept. 17 at his...
| Nov 20, 2010
Pat Burns, who made an unconventional and accidental transition from police officer to hockey coach and was the only man voted the National Hockey League's coach of the year three times, died Friday at a hospice in Sherbrooke, Canada. He was 58.
| May 16, 2010
Luxury shoe designer
Elisa Rishwain, 65, who designed luxury shoes under the Elisa Ferare nameplate, died April 25 at her home in Los Angeles after a three-year battle with cancer, her son Brian said.
Born in Stockton on Oct. 28, 1944,...
| Mar 24, 2011
Former Chicago indie rock drummer Laura Ann Masura has made — and gotten into — an awful lot of jams since moving to Echo Park nearly seven years ago. But those first watery blueberry-Meyer lemon experiments and fussy crystallized...
| Mar 8, 2011
Alberto Granado, who accompanied Ernesto "Che" Guevara on a 1952 journey of discovery across Latin America that was immortalized in Guevara's memoir and on screen in "The Motorcycle Diaries," has died in Cuba. He was 88.
Granado, an Argentine...
| May 16, 2011
Mary Murphy, a film and television actress best remembered for playing the wholesome small-town girl opposite Marlon Brando's rebellious motorcycle gang leader in "The Wild One," has died. She was 80.
Murphy died of heart disease May 4 at her home in...